Joined: 24 Jul 2012
Concentration: Strategy, International Business
WE: Analyst (Health Care)
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Am I out of my league? Profile Evaluation Appreciated! [#permalink]
14 Sep 2012, 21:10
I would much appreciate your assistance and opinion. I’m going to try for great schools, but am worried about my GPA, experience, and age. I want to work internationally after school, so many of my targets are international.
Here's my profile:
American Latino Male
720 GMAT (Lower quant, very high verbal)
30 years old
I received my BBA from 2nd tier state university. During my undergrad I founded a campus political organization and was very active in a campus parish (everything from leading retreats to hosting guest speakers). In addition, I was an active campaigner and volunteer for congressional campaigns. Took an internship my senior year with the US Senate in DC researching proposed trade legislation.
Shortly out of school I left my job at a local bank to be an entrepreneur and start my own business, which was successful for 3 years until the economy went south and I had to close shop. At its peak, the business employed 8, and had monthly volume of over $1mil.
Then went to work for my family's small business where in addition to in addition to overseeing all the firms marketing efforts. Finally decided to work for a large firm with the possibility of a higher career trajectory. Currently working at Fortune 20 healthcare firm as government analyst.
Captain of Flag Football Team
Short term goal:
To work internationally as either a strategy consultant or possibly in microfinance.
Long term goal:
Use my international business expertise and interest in the intersection of business and politics to work for an organization like the State Department, UN, or World Bank.
Dream Schools: INSEAD (Consulting job opportunities and global perspective, perfect!), London Business School, Columbia
Target schools: IE, IESE, Duke
Safety: Thunderbird, Georgetown