Welcome to another episode of ‘Crack The

MBA’ show. Our guest today is Aanchal Gupta.

Aanchal is a Consultant at Boston Consulting Group in their New York office. Aanchal recently graduated with an MBA from Ross School of Business, where she was awarded the prestigious dean’s fellow merit-based full tuition scholarship. Aanchal originally hails from India and, prior to pursuing her MBA, worked for four years at Fidelity Investments as a data scientist. During her time at Fidelity, Aanchal managed machine learning based solutions lifecycle across various business units and also acquired a US patent for one of her solutions. She completed her undergraduate degree in computer science and engineering at MNIT Jaipur, where

she was a merit scholar and student placement coordinator. Aanchal has always been actively engaged in extracurricular activities, most recently being a peer coach, student ambassador and being involved with consulting club, Indian

Student Business Association, Community Consulting Club and Michigan Code Academy at Ross.

 

00:00:00 Highlights

00:00:58 Introduction

00:02:00 Fun Fact

00:02:38 Winning Habits & Influences  

00:06:26 Why MBA     

00:07:23 Why Ross

00:09:22 Essays 

00:11:14 Identifying Career Goals

00:13:14 Overcoming Weaknesses

00:14:58 Interview Prep 

00:17:28 Admissions: Evaluation Criteria

00:19:40 Scholarships

00:21:13 Ross’s Unique Identity

00:24:52 Flagship Events at Ross

00:26:55 Life in Ann Arbor 

00:29:14 Student Clubs

00:33:18 Biggest Challenge at Ross

00:36:12 Academic Highlights at Ross

00:39:51 Star Professors at Ross

00:41:36 Experiential Opportunities

00:46:38 Consulting Recruiting 

00:53:28 Internship Experience

00:55:28 Day in the Life: Consulting

00:59:14 Current Recruiting Environment

01:00:27 Ross’s Impact

01:02:26 Pre-MBA Internships

01:04:33 Final Advice

 

 

Thank you for watching!

 

 

Nupur Gupta is the founder of Crack The MBA

(https://crackthemba.com), India's leading MBA admissions consulting firm. Every year, Crack The MBA's clients attend ivy league, M7 and other top MBA programs globally. Nupur is a graduate of the full-time MBA program at The Wharton School. She has been recognized by Economic Times among the 'Most Promising Women Leaders', by Business Insider among the 'World's Leading Admissions Consultants', along with other honors. Nupur served two terms as president and two terms on the board of the Association of International

Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) - the primary industry association in MBA admissions.

 

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