Mr. Upward Mobility Impact Investor

About Me:

I am a 27 year old male from Pakistan. I worked for 3.5 years at IFC (World Bank Group) in Pakistan and was a CFA Charterholder.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Kellogg SOM, Columbia, Berkeley Haas

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: IBA Karachi

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CFA Charterholder

School Name: CFA Institute

Extracurriculars: Volunteer to help students test for Undergrad entry.

Work History:

Title: Investment Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Investment Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Personal: I have overcome adverse life events – born in a disputed region. My family lost their house/jobs/everything at age 10 due to a natural disaster and became an IDP (Internally displaced person). Bounced back – got into an elite business school in my home country (family took out personal loans which I helped pay back after graduating).

Post MBA Goal:

Impact investing/sustainable infrastructure finance funds.


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    Hi Mr. Upward Mobility Impact Investor! First off, you are clearly a tenacious, empathetic leader, who has overcome a tremendous amount of adversity and likely has carried a lot of weight on your shoulders to help your family/country through hardships no one deserves. I commend you for this. I imagine some of this explains your moderate GPA (albeit at a fantastic university). A CFA Charterholder in Pakistan also makes you quite a unicorn and gives you an edge amongst others. There are two key things that could significantly increase your odds, up to 2x my 25% rating.

    First, we need to showcase your smarts either through (1) getting that standardized test score up or (2) proving that your …

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