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Candidate:

Ms. Interstellar Thinker

About Me:

Graduated with a first class in Biotechnology engineering. Was picked straight out of college to work for Bofa. My work entails building pricing models(within derivatives market) for the traders. As a side project, I work on analyzing public policies and provide Indian bureaucrats with succinct research work to create better policies.

Details:

Undergrad School: Top Indian Engineering College

Undergrad Major: Biotechnology

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: FRM

School Name: Global Association of Risk Professionals

Extracurriculars: Public Policy Analysis, Learning new language whether computer or human. No discrimination!, Weight training

Work History:

Title: Senior Analyst

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1. Drafted a Handbook of Best Practices for District level Health officials to efficiently deliver goods and services to the citizen, under the mentorship of a top Indian bureaucrat. This handbook is about to be put to use on state level as a beta test. 2. Built the model for Commodities asset class which helped improve the efficiency of our pricing.

Post MBA Goal:

I’m hoping to work at the convergence of Data, Public Policy & Economics. Initially, I’d look to work at organizations like World Bank or J-PAL and gain on-the-job knowledge before turning to Academia.

Schools:

Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas, Chicago Booth, UCLA Anderson

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 30%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 30%

    This is really impressive: Graduated with a first class in Biotechnology engineering. Was picked straight out of college to build pricing models at Bank of America that help BofA traders to win big on a daily basis. Getting into the detail on how your work significantly improved the performance of BofA traders is important here. That kind of practical application with proven results will go a long way to helping you gain an acceptance. Your numbers are solid, though your translated GPA seems low given the fact that you graduated first class (is the translation to an American GPA correct?). Interesting, too, that you may consider academia a career option. Depending on who reads your application that could either be a positive or a negative. …

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