Candidate:

Ms. Vietnamese Fintech Girl

About Me:

I was raised in a poor village in Vietnam, I got a scholarship and was sent to Russia to study undergrad, and I’m striving to get American higher education, deepen my expertise in Fintech.

Details:

Undergrad School: Russian Top B-School (international student)

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.84

GMAT: 650

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Digital Transformation for SMEs Club, General Secretatry, National Citizen Services in UK

Work History:

Title: Project Manager

Industry: Banking & Finance

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 7 mos

Big Life Wins:

At current job: Set up our start-up (I’m not founder, management team only) the operation from scratch, launched products and got revenue within only 2 months after launch At #1 consumer finance company: Set up 1st digital lending project for MSME with a partner and built the best performing product line in company history.

Post MBA Goal:

A COO or CPM, creating fintech solutions that bring positive transformation to the young & MSME, household business owners A compassionate leader inspires people to unleash their potentials.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. Vietnamese Fintech Girl,
    What an impressive journey going from the countryside of Vietnam to Russia and now working at a top Fintech startup! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. Your work background is robust – AdCom likes that you’re making an impact to help the company gain traction. Be sure you support that with strong recommendation letters that describe how you perform at work. I also like that you’re engaged with extracurriculars with the SMEs Club. That said, top b-schools like GSB are typically looking for candidates with a few years of work experience under their belt. This helps students bring real-world insights into classroom discussions. Also, although your GPA is strong, the GMAT score is soft, in fact, significantly below …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Ms. Vietnamese Fintech Girl, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Sounds like you’ve had some very interesting start-up experience, not to mention growing up in Vietnam and educating in Russia. I also notice you mention the UK – so maybe you have experiences there as well? I’m wondering if you have some additional experience that is not in your profile because your <2 years of experience feels light for your age. If you truly have less than two years of experience, I’d consider waiting a year or two to apply. Other things to think about as you are assessing your profile are your goals. I love that you are shooting for COO/CPM, shows ambition and that you want to lead. I also love …

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