Joined: 29 Jan 2013
Location: Russian Federation
Concentration: Strategy, General Management
GMAT 1: 650 Q48 V32
GMAT 2: 700 Q48 V38
WE: Corporate Finance (Consulting)
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Please consider my profile (GMAT 650, 26 years old) [#permalink]
31 Jan 2013, 05:27
Could you please evaluate my profile? The main information is given below:
0) Current Location St. Petersburg, Russia. Age 26 years old. Plan to enter full-time MBA in USA in 2014.
1) Work experience
2007-2010: Audit consultant in big 4 company PricewaterhouseCoopers in St. Petersburg, Russia. Performed IFRS, US GAAP and local GAAP audits of companies producing consumer / industrial products
2010-2012: Leading consultant in the field of Financial Due Diligence and Mergers and Acquisitions in large international audit and consulting firm BDO, Moscow, Russia. Got 1 level promotion (to the position of Assistant Manager). Led M&A consultancy projects (up to 4 people in teamfor large Russian and international firms.
2012-present time: Financial Reporting Manager (provide US GAAP and management reportingh, execute internal controls) in large Commercial Real Estate Company owned by well known international Investment Fund.
In total > 6 years of work experience
2) Your GMAT
Q48 (78%), V32 (64%), AW 5.0, IR 3, total 650. Had only one attempt, plan to retake in 1-2 months (also if possible please advise if retaking is worthwile).
3) College info:
Graduated from St. Petersburg State University, Economic Faculty, Chair of World Economy in 2007. Average GPA 3.37
4) extra-curricular activities
Have actively participated in the life of Armenian Community in St. Petersburg (studied in school, played in spectacles, participated in meetings/protests)
Have sports degree (master candidate) in freestyle wrestling
Have degree in musics (drums)
5) Important certifications like CFA, CPA, FSA, or CA.
Have ACCA membership (association of chartered certified accountants, main focus is IFRS). It is European analogue to CPA.
6) Your target programs.
Full-time MBA in Stanford, Berkley, Duke, Kenan-Flegler (with descending priority).
7) Your post-MBA goal.
Boost career in strategy consulting and general management in cross-border international company; Bring international awareness and investments to my country of origin Armenia.