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

It is currently 18 Sep 2014, 08:16

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

Impactfulness of experiences

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 06 Oct 2012
Posts: 2
Followers: 0

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

Impactfulness of experiences [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2012, 10:41
Hi.

Nice to meet you, my name is Kevin. I'm a Chinese Canadian living in Toronto, and working in the tech/telecom industry

I am just starting my essays. and was wondering if you guys can take a quick look at some of my experiences, and rate them on a scale of 1 to 10 on how strong/interesting/useful each of them is, and wither or not I should mention it in my essays?

Thanks!

- Social - Helped organize multiple flashmobs involving up to 1000 people

- Work - developed company (10,000+ employees)'s new pricing strategy by leading and working with Finance, Marketing, Customer Base Management, Advertising, Care, Sales, and Engineering departments
Core Idea of this product was feared and misunderstood by whole organization. But through creating analysis and hiring/using research companies, proved to the company and senior management (up to President, Chief Marketing Officer, Senior VP level) that that the idea it self is feasible and beneficial (best expert in company)

- Work/Social - Didn't get in to good university in the beginning, but went in to best option possible in 1st year (50 - 100th ranked in the world), got 4.0 average, transferred to business school of that university in 2nd year, got 4.0, transferred to best business program in Canada in 3rd year, and went on exchange to best university in Asia in 4th year

- Work - Business impact award (28 out of 10,000+ employees) - identified and created additional 1 million dollar revenue stream, implemented it by working with cross functional teams

- Work - borrowed by company's core strategy team due to data analytic expertise, and was so strong in the period that the team decided to create a role for me. now only person on core pricing team under 30

- Work / Social - speaks fluent English, Chinese, basic sign language

- Social - have a youtube channel with over 25,000 views, and taken over 30,000 photos over last 2 years

- Work / Social - involved in startups
started website /hired programmers to experience the startup community
currently helping to create a travel/social and a fashion startup

- Social - Took unpaid leave and volunteered in Africa for 1 month

- Social - Lived with locals in 5 different countries with completely different cultures - Canada, China, Mexico, Hong Kong, Dubai, Travelled to 20 different countries

- Social - founding member of a professional/social group

Thanks again!
Feel free to be harsh and honest
Impactfulness of experiences   [#permalink] 06 Oct 2012, 10:41
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Essay - Impact sm176811 3 24 Sep 2006, 23:55
AWA score impact raviatreya 4 30 Jul 2005, 10:32
Experts publish their posts in the topic AWA score impact raviatreya 1 30 Jul 2005, 10:32
1 Experts publish their posts in the topic That educators have not anticipated the impact of mbassmbass04 20 28 Apr 2005, 04:15
That educators have not anticipated the impact of MoscowFuturist 6 17 Apr 2005, 02:21
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Impactfulness of experiences

  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®.