Candidate:

Ms. New York

About Me:

Charismatic and memorable, I ride on the back of my good nature and sense of humor to get me through almost everything, and I have my smarts to back me up when all else fails! I’m a lawyer by training, but I’m looking to further my formal education in business after working in consulting for 3 years. I plan to apply ED to Columbia.

Details:

Undergrad School: Mid-Tier Private

Undergrad Major: Psychology

GPA: 3.25

GMAT: 710

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: JD

School Name: Top 10 Ivy

Extracurriculars: Leadership roles in academic, affinity, and art-related ECs in Law School. Mentorship roles at law school and at work.

Work History:

Title: Consultant - Niche, Law related

Industry: Law

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

I currently work in a very niche, law-related consulting field, and I would like to transition to general strategic consulting. I have dipped my toes in this space in my current job (working on projects with other divisions at my firm) and I have really enjoyed the work, but I feel I do not have the relevant education and experience to move yet.

Schools:

Target School: Columbia

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 50%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    You may be a lawyer and you may be a consultant but you are also a brand strategist. You couldn’t put a better title on yourself than Ms. New York for the school at the very center of business in New York City. And with an introductory line that starts out with the words “charismatic and memorable,” you are off to a great start. Lawyers particularly disenchanted ones, make great MBA candidates. The fact that you earned your JD at a highly selective Ivy League law school also gives you a leg up and you used that degree to move into consulting, tip toeing your way toward an MBA and MBB. Your raw numbers–a 3.25 undergraduate GPA in a soft major and a 710 GMAT …

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