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hi -- just wanted to get some feedback on my profile and chances at INSEAD.

Undergraduate: Top 12 US University, 2.7 GPA (upward trend), Major: Engineering, 2nd Major: Economics, Minor: Manufacturing Engineering.
Graduate: Top 12 US University, 2.9 GPA, Major: Engineering

GMAT: 730, both V & Q >80%

Work Experience: 7 total years, 2 investment banking (US & Europe), 2 hedge fund, 2 private equity

Extra: Leadership positions in a number of internationally focused organizations. Fluent in 3 languages, basis in 2 additional languages.

any thoughts would be welcome.

thanks.
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If you could explain the GPA part, and highlight the strengths of your professional side, you have a good chance. I'm assuming you have strong accomplishments at work. You haven't mentioned if you want to continue in your current role or switch to something else.

Aren't you looking at other schools?

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bear2004 wrote:
hi -- just wanted to get some feedback on my profile and chances at INSEAD.

Undergraduate: Top 12 US University, 2.7 GPA (upward trend), Major: Engineering, 2nd Major: Economics, Minor: Manufacturing Engineering.
Graduate: Top 12 US University, 2.9 GPA, Major: Engineering

GMAT: 730, both V & Q >80%

Work Experience: 7 total years, 2 investment banking (US & Europe), 2 hedge fund, 2 private equity

Extra: Leadership positions in a number of internationally focused organizations. Fluent in 3 languages, basis in 2 additional languages.

any thoughts would be welcome.

thanks.


You have a significantly competent profile that will appeal positively to INSEAD adcom. Except for your undergrad GPA (however you have demonstrated your academic capacity to handle MBA program by scoring well on GMAT), I do not see anything in your professional history that can hold you back from making it to Insead classroom.
Therefore your success depends more on your post MBA goals and how well you can articulate them through your application essays.
Should you have any specific questions, I shall be happy to answer them to the best of my ability and knowledge.

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Re: INSEAD: 730 GMAT - low gpa   [#permalink] 16 May 2010, 02:45
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