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Evaluation profile & 3rd round [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2012, 16:44
Hi friends!
Is it a good idea to apply in the 3rd round?
- I am from Peru, 31 years. I was the best student in my class during college. (We don't have GPA, but based on that, I suppose it is 4.0)
- I have another excellent academic credentials such as: I was the best student in two courses in which participated students from different universities. Also, my thesis research to graduate got the highest qualification.
- I have work experience in: 1) Economic Research in a Think Tank, 2) Banking, and 3) Government: (I designed financial programs to small business and exporters, partiicipated in foreing trade agreements negotations with other countries, designed measures to help my country during the financial crisis, etc) I think I have great experience.
- Leadership activities / Support to my comunity: I founded two organizations during college: one of the composed by students of diferent universities. / I left my job in the bank to work in the government to help my country to reduce the poverty and help small companies.
- I will take the GMAT on late October. My desired score is 730. I think I will do it well. However, I think that I won't have enough time to study for the TOEFL or the IELTS. :s That's why I would like to know, based on my profile, whether it would be a good idea to apply in the third round.
Thanks!
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Re: Evaluation profile & 3rd round [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2012, 13:53
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Hello there,

Sounds like you have a pretty strong profile, especially if you attain your target score of 730 on the GMAT. The third round, however, is never really a great option, even for the most exceptional candidate, as most programs have filled the majority of their seats by this point. You might consider calling the admissions committees and asking if you can apply 2nd round and submit your TOEFL, etc. scores after submitting your application? If not, I guess you'll have to take your chances in third round, but the odds are just not as good at that point in the admissions season.

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Status: 2000 posts! I don't know whether I should feel great or sad about it! LOL
Joined: 04 Oct 2009
Posts: 1726
Location: Peru
Schools: Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, MIT & HKS (Government)
WE 1: Economic research
WE 2: Banking
WE 3: Government: Foreign Trade and SMEs
Followers: 70

Kudos [?]: 380 [0], given: 109

Re: Evaluation profile & 3rd round [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2012, 14:34
Thank you Mili!

Regards,
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Re: Evaluation profile & 3rd round [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2012, 14:46
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No problem!

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