Candidate:

Mr. Young Investor

About Me:

Canadian-raised, Global infrastructure investor, Private Equity Megafund associate. I’ve lived in 5 countries across 4 continents while developing fluency in 4 languages. I was in a heavily quantitative undergraduate program, and want to pursue an MBA to continue to develop my business acumen and critical thinking skills.

Details:

Undergrad School: Queen's University

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Current: Young Professional Board Member of a National Mental Health Organization, Make-a-Wish Young Professionals Board Member, In-company Black Professionals Network Support Member, Past: Former President of campus investment club, Organized largest business startup competition on campus, Math Tutor for Elementary to College students

Work History:

Title: Investment Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Private Equity Associate (Megafund)

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Professional: Investment Analyst job out of school at a global infrastructure fund ($30bn+), working in NA & Europe. Transitioned in <2 years to a Private Equity Megafund associate role. Personal: Extremely passionate about volunteering and helping those that have been disenfranchised, struggle with mental health, or have suffered greatly.

Post MBA Goal:

Work and network alongside like-minded individuals to foster lifelong relationships. Focus on transitioning into an earlier-stage investing role within the Private Equity industry.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. Lots to like about what you’ve included here! Fantastic extracurriculars and some great accomplishments in PE. Adcoms will love the global experience and foreign languages, and your stats are strong. What I think you’ll really need to concentrate on is the WHY behind your goals in PE. You discuss your passion for helping disenfranchised people, but how does that tie into your goals in PE? Networking with like-minded people isn’t a career goal but the result of being in an MBA program. Why do you need the MBA? You talk about the soft skills you want to develop, so perhaps you can talk about how you might have been more effective in your role had you had X …

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