Ms. M&A Tax To Saving The World (TM)

About Me:

Big 4 CPA in M&A tax (primarily serving PE funds prior to joining the National Tax Office) balancing masters, professional success, and heavy community involvement. Consistent themes of D&I, financial literacy coaching, and process improvements through leading technology implementation and serving as technical champion.


Target School: Wharton

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: SEC School

Undergrad Major: Accounting, Psychology

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 780

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: MS | Analytics

School Name: Georgia Tech

Extracurriculars: Organize volunteers for a domestic violence shelter, Financial literacy coaching for underserved communities, Awards in stand-up comedy.

Work History:

Title: M&A Tax

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

-Youngest Manager at firm (most promote in five years; I was ready in three) in a “prestigious” field of tax, due to leading internal initiatives related to diversity & inclusion and standardization and analytics.
-Overcame hardship: cancer survivor, housing insecurity in high school, digital divide, survivor of parental violence, etc.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to social entrepreneurship, community dev, emerging industry policy, nonprofit formation, etc. to use my financial background to better serve the underdeveloped communities I am from. Interested in Wharton’s BEPP program for this reason.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 28%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Ms. M&A Tax To Saving The World,
    Congrats on being the youngest manager at your firm! As well as overcoming numerous personal hardships. What an impressive journey you have had already. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think there are a lot of strengths in your profile – from your strong work track record (accelerated promotion no less), outstanding GMAT (which should offset your softer GPA), and your strong community engagement. You have strong personal reasons for your pivot into social entrepreneurship, and I think this would be a compelling narrative. The key is to weave all these elements into your applications, and articulate how the Wharton BEPP program can help you. What specific skills / knowledge are you seeking to learn at Wharton …

    3 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi, it’s Jennifer Jackson from Stratus Admissions. I am so impressed by your background and all you’ve accomplished! Your GMAT is excellent and will serve to mitigate a softer GPA. It sounds like you’ve overcome a lot with health challenges plus a difficult upbringing. You don’t say if you were a 1st gen college student — schools will give these students a special look. Either way your personal life wins are super impressive and I love to see when people are involved in initiatives outside of work related to their career goals and interests. The fact that you want to use your financial knowledge to help underprivileged populations is admirable and schools will admire that aim and believe that you’ll do it because you’ve …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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