Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 22 Sep 2014, 04:32

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Canadian Student with some questions

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 10 Apr 2008
Posts: 3
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Canadian Student with some questions [#permalink] New post 10 Apr 2008, 05:47
Hello,

I am graduating from my undergrad in a few weeks with a BBA. My overall average is likely going to be around 78%, however my third year is about 81%, and this year is set for 84%.

In a few years time I would like to go to Rotman/Queens/Ivey/Schulich, preferably Rotman. I have taken sample gmat's and am confident I can score >710, I will be working in Finance after graduating and plan to apply at 25-26 after 3-4 years of WE.

My question is based on this limited info, some community involvement over the years and maybe some interesting hobbies, (I do Kendo (western fencing) would that be interesting to Adcoms?) would I have a competitive profile for these schools.

Oh, I'm also a Caucasian male and plan to go into IB after I have my MBA.
Kaplan Promo CodeKnewton GMAT Discount CodesVeritas Prep GMAT Discount Codes
Expert Post
MBA Admissions Consulting
User avatar
Joined: 20 Apr 2003
Posts: 4840
Location: Los Angeles CA
Followers: 42

Kudos [?]: 341 [0], given: 64

GMAT Tests User
Re: Canadian Student with some questions [#permalink] New post 11 Apr 2008, 12:27
Expert's post
kf,

Yes, based on what you gave me, you will be competitive at all these schools. However, the leadership and impact profile you can put together at and outside of work over the next few years will be decisive. The Kendo is a bit unusual, which helps, but I'm not sure if you could show a lot of leadership through it. Also, it doesn't have a strong social impact dimension. But if you started, led, and/or grew your own Kendo association and used it as a way to build cultural bridges (participating in international tournaments, traveling to Japan, etc.) it would start to get more interesting. Think leadership and impact.

Good luck,

_________________

Linda Abraham
Accepted
310-815-9553

Co-Author of: MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools

Follow Accepted on Twitter
Friend Accepted on Facebook
Subscribe to Accepted's Blog

    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Canadian MBA (Ivey vs Rotman for international student) monoamine 1 21 May 2014, 20:38
1 Some Questions... alphorn 4 20 Nov 2009, 10:54
Canadian MBA Program Fair - types of questions to ask? blitz 0 12 Nov 2009, 20:30
Some Questions girikorat 18 17 Nov 2006, 10:03
Experts publish their posts in the topic Some questions..... Futuristic 3 24 Mar 2006, 17:43
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Canadian Student with some questions

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.