Ms. Low-GPA

About Me:

Turkish woman who studied finance at a European business school with financial aid while leading a student-run consulting association and interning in Luxembourg PE & Middle East MBB. Worked in the corp dev team of a tech start-up in Germany for over 3 years. Currently working in the strategy team of a PE-backed manufacturing company.


Target School: London Business School

Considering: Esade

See More Profiles For: London Business School

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Bocconi University

Undergrad Major: International Finance

GPA: 80/110

GMAT: 730

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Pro-bono small business / NGO advisory. A project I led as a part of this initiative was for a human rights NGO in Asia supporting women subjected to domestic violence, and I helped them to obtain European grants that was used for building a shelter.

Work History:

Title: Strategy Analyst

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Corporate Development Consultant

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Completing my undergrad studies despite major health issues that affected my writing abilities (part of the reason for my low GPA).
– Launching an online legal advice platform for supporting women & children in my home country.

Post MBA Goal:

Rising ranks in my current company (or joining another traditional manufacturing company) that lacks top MBA talent, and bringing up-to-date and innovative management practices to an industry plagued with old ways of working.


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