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His GMAT score eliminates any concern that his 2.97 raises. His extracurricular and community remain a negative, probably even a major one. He will be seen as one-dimensional and perhaps as lacking leadership, depending on the quality of his professional stories. These are problem areas that are exacerbated by the late-round application. His odds of getting into LBS and CBS, which are not great, are smaller than at NYU and UCLA. I would guess that one, possibly two, of these schools might admit him but I wouldn't bet my last paycheck on it--especially if he submits a rushed application.
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Funny you should say that. I was also accused of using the "friend" guise on the businessweek forum as well. There is in fact a "friend". I can only wish that I scored a 780. If I scored a 780 I would be a virtual lock for a top 5. The purpose of the original post was merely to vent my own envy and frustration regarding my co-worker's laziness but apparently strong intellectual ability. Have a good weekend.
Check out this awesome article about Anderson on Poets Quants, http://poetsandquants.com/2015/01/02/uclas-anderson-school-morphs-into-a-friendly-tech-hub/ . Anderson is a great place! Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I...