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Candidate:

Ms. Strategy Consultant By Day, Social Impact Consultant By Night

About Me:

– Top university in Singapore
– Low GPA is due to working full-time as well as some other extenuating circumstances
– Was converted at current firm to an intern
– Got into consulting after joining a pro-bono consulting group accelerating social impact, where niche has been SROI

Details:

Undergrad School: Top in Singapore

Undergrad Major: Finance & Marketing

GPA: 3

GMAT: 750

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Project Adviser in Pro-Bono Consulting Organisation for Southeast Asia (Spent 5 years working from trainee, consultant, project lead to now adviser). Project Mentor in a Social Start Up Incubator, helping scale a digital commerce platform in Africa region.

Work History:

Title: Strategy Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Promoted ahead of time despite Covid-19
– Raised and closed a 20% wage gap at current firm for peers
– Able to expand on social impact from SEA to Africa with extracurriculars

Post MBA Goal:

– Continue in consulting in the next 3 years to build up more general management, leadership and relationship building skills
– Ultimate goal is to work in social impact investing with the scope being for Southeast Asia
– Believe there is a lot of white space for social impact by investing in a region that is quickly becoming the world’s new silicon valley

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, Chicago Booth, Kellogg

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Ms. Strategy Consultant By Day, Social Impact Consultant By Night,
    Congrats on your accelerated promotion even through the pandemic! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I love the Singapore connection (having grown up there myself). I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – strong career trajectory in a differentiated space and geography, active in your community. Also, robust GMAT score. Given that you are already in consulting, how will returning to it post-MBA help you pivot into social impact investing? As you put together your apps, your career goals need to be a balance between being realistic but also ambitious enough to answer the question of why you need a MBA. What specific skillset or knowledge are you …

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