Ms. Traveling Banker

About Me:

Selected to represent IIT Delhi in student cultural exchange to France. Studied for one semester in France (in French). Awarded Charpak scholarship by Embassy of France. Only woman in a batch of 100 students in undergrad. Avid traveler- have traveled to 26 countries so far. Intend to travel to at least one new country each year of my life. Can speak French apart from English & Hindi.


Undergrad School: IIT Delhi

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 750

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: CFA

School Name: Chartered Financial Institute

Extracurriculars: Vocalist, Social work-National Association for Blind, Developed app for women's safety

Work History:

Title: Associate

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Vocalist (Singer)- Invited by the secretary to the President of India to perform at the Presidential Palace.
Awarded Charpak Scholarship of Excellence by French Embassy.
Awarded the two most coveted fellowships by Government of India- KVPY and NTSE.
Awarded Prime Minister’s Trophy 6 consecutive years.

Post MBA Goal:

Desired outcomes:

Professional goals- fast track to Director at an International Investment Bank. Explore fin-tech opportunities in startups.

Personal goals- collaborate with an NGO (Sajhe Sapne) in India for addressing the lack of access to quality higher education programs and aspirational jobs for women.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Ms. Traveling Banker,
    I also see “vocalist” and “social mindedness” in your profile apart from being a “traveling banker”. Very interesting background indeed. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think there are a lot of strengths in your profile – robust academic track record, strong professional trajectory, as well as outstanding community leadership (social work, passion for education and women’s issues). Not to mention of course your personal achievements as a singer. Your GPA is a shade soft, but your GMAT score should offset that. Nevertheless, if there were circumstances that affected your GPA, consider addressing them in the optional essay. As you put your apps together, the key is to weave in your personal and professional stories into a compelling narrative. For example, …

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