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Ms. Indian Entrepreneur

About Me:

I’m a 26-year-old Indian American female with a CPA and 5 years of work experience (2 yrs at BDO as Auditor, 2 years Financial Analyst at e-Commerce Startup, 1 year Sr. Finance Analyst at Music streaming company). I’ve realized Corporate Finance isn’t where my passion lies and want to start my own company and go the entrepreneur route.


Undergrad School: University of California Santa Barbara

Undergrad Major: Economics/Accounting

GPA: 3.3

GMAT: 750

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CPA

Extracurriculars: Board member at Arts Non-profit (1.5 yrs), 1-1 Youth Mentor for under-privileged child in SF (1.5 yrs), Steering committee member at work for Diversity and Women's group

Work History:

Title: Sr Finance Analyst

Industry: Technology

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 8 mos

Title: Finance Analyst/Sr FA

Industry: Transportation

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Promoted twice at my first job in Audit, promoted once to Senior at my second job. Got my CPA while working full time at 25. Interfaced with the founders at my startup (previously Expedia founders), was involved with major company decisions and funding conversations, and brought in the audit firm I used to work for as the startup’s auditors.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m excited by entrepreneurship and want to start a company in Social impact tech down the line. Would be open to joining an early stage startup out of B-school as well.



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  • Gatehouse Admissions | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Ms. Indian Engineer! Liza from Gatehouse. I think you’ve got a good shot at Kellogg – with a few caveats. I like your stats – your GPA is a little low, but you’ve got that nice healthy GMAT to offset it. I also really like that you broke out of audit and started to transition into finance within industry (including at a start-up). I also like your engagement in the community. That said, I am concerned about your post-MBA goals: entrepreneurship. It’s not that I question them; it’s more that I know the school will question whether you can achieve them! It’s a long jump from financial planning to starting, launching and growing your own company – …

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