Mr. Too Old For MBA?

About Me:

I’m a 29-year-old Chinese first-gen college graduate born and raised in Hong Kong. I have close to 7 years of work experience in IB and Private Banking, with more than 3 years spent overseas. I am a certified FRM and have passed CFA level 2. In my spare time, I love playing badminton and traveling (24 countries and counting!)


Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: Wharton, Columbia, NYU Stern

See More Profiles For: Chicago Booth

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Hong Kong University (QS ~35)

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.0

GMAT: 750

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Badminton player at a semi-competitive level | Mentorship experience to aspiring university students

Work History:

Title: Structured Products Specialist

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Equity Derivative Sales & Strcuturer

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– My effort to build the equity franchise from scratch was publicly recognized by senior management at the APAC level.
– Received numerous awards for a top performing junior in both banks.

Post MBA Goal:

To further my career and work as an investment strategist or structured product sales at top private banks in the US.


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