Mr. Versatile Entrepreneur

About Me:

I am an aspiring entrepreneur with work experience in diverse fields such as investment management (equity markets and venture capital), consulting and public policy. The diversity of my experiences have enabled me to develop multifaceted skills such as data & financial analysis, communication and stakeholder management.


Target School: USC Marshall

Considering: Said Business School

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: NMIMS University

Undergrad Major: Finance

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 710

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Post Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies (Young India Fellowship)

School Name: Ashoka University

Extracurriculars: National Level Parliamentary Debating, Reserve Bank of India Policy Challenge, Raising sponsorship money for college festival

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 8 mos

Title: Research Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) Designed and implemented a digital study from home program for close to 1 million underprivileged public school students in India. 2) Participated in more than 15 national level parliamentary debating tournaments, having won 1 tournament and finalist/semifinalist in various others.

Post MBA Goal:

1) Short-Term: Joining my family business to transform it from a top-down, traditional enterprise to a growth focussed and professionally managed company. 2) Transforming the family business from a B2B trading business to a B2C brand with a focus on environmental sustainability.


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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. Versatile Engineer, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Looks like you will be able to use your debate skills and put together an argument for your candidacy! And I think you will have to have a compelling argument. While you GMAT is essentially on average, your GPA is low for USC – and typically we see that Indian males have 20-30 points higher than the published averages at schools. It looks like you have just over 2 years of work experience, 3 years at matriculation which puts you on the lower end – and that experience is spread across 2 roles. You will need to articulate why now is the right time for you. This brings us to what I think stands out about …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 30%

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  • 25% | 4 years ago

    GPA & GMAT around the class median/average, but you are in a highly competitive bucket given your background. However, great extracurriculars and strong WE could offset

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