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

It is currently 30 Aug 2015, 10:41
GMAT Club Tests


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.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


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

Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 26 Mar 2014
Posts: 13
Concentration: Finance, General Management
Schools: Darden '16 (S)
GPA: 3.3
Followers: 0

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

Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT [#permalink] New post 27 Apr 2014, 18:08

I would like an evaluation of my profile, specifically my chances at my choice schools, and possible consideration of other schools. I'm looking to get into asset management or possibly strategy consulting

Age: 27 at Matriculation, 1st Gen Asian American
GMAT: 740(Q49 V41) 3rd Attempt
Education: 3.26 GPA with B.S. Finance & Accounting top 10 school in BW

*Played football and rugby in college
*Co-founder/treasurer of networking club
*Club rep for diversity club
*Campus ministry assistant - manage and organize volunteer events for school
*Habitat for Humanity
*Basketball coach for under-privileged youth
*Church youth leader

Work Experience:
*1 year at Citigroup in middle office working with hedge fund clients and doing account reconciliation
----2 month gap here where I got the offer at the trading firm and quit Citi early to backpack through Asia
*2 year as a trader/analyst at trading firm. Trainee for 6 months, and promoted to trader. Mentored 3 first year trainees, one of which took rookie of the year award. Left this job as I want to pursue grad school, but more so because my real estate business was falling apart with my dad's health failing and I want to go back and consolidate/re-organize everything.
*self-employed for the past year engaging in real-estate ventures. Small business that started in 2008 with 10k in savings and loans and built it up to now having 100k in revenue and total investment value estimated at around 500k. I invest in real estate properties where I would rent them out and also fix & flip. Not sure how this will be seen by adcom

Applying all 1st round:
1st Tier - Booth, Kellogg
2nd Tier - Fuqua, Ross

Thanks for reading. The city of Chicago is where I want to be. I will be a reapplicant at Kellogg and Fuqua. 4 is enough, right guys?
Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesVeritas Prep GMAT Discount Codes
Expert Post
Stacy Blackman Representative
User avatar
Joined: 03 Nov 2010
Posts: 1830
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Followers: 35

Kudos [?]: 100 [0], given: 0

Re: Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT [#permalink] New post 02 May 2014, 06:53
Expert's post
Hi gnova01,

Thanks for your post. Congratulations on your excellent GMAT score. Your numbers indicate that you have the intellect and focus to thrive in a top tier MBA program. Nothing about your story makes me think there is any reason why you cannot be admitted, but nothing stands out telling me why you should be admitted. All of the reasons why a top program would admit you are in the details of your work experience, personal experiences, personality, values and overall story.

About your last question, unfortunately there isn't a right number of schools to apply to. We do not recommend candidates apply to more than 6 schools though, as often their attention is too spread out.

If you'd like, we provide free school overviews for the programs you are considering here:

Booth: ... ago-booth/
Kellogg: ... n-kellogg/

We also provide free 30 minute phone consultations here:

Conrad and the Stacy Blackman Team

Interested in a free 30 minute consultation with the Stacy Blackman Team? Sign up here:

Stacy Blackman | Stacy Blackman Consulting Inc | | +1 323.934.3936
MBA blogger, US News and Author, The MBA Application Roadmap

Re: Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT   [#permalink] 02 May 2014, 06:53
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Experts publish their posts in the topic Profile Evaluation - 1st Gen College Student thor5517 1 11 Aug 2014, 07:48
Experts publish their posts in the topic Pro Arati 4 20 Jul 2014, 09:42
Profile Evaluation - 1st Generation Entrepreneur nitishgera 1 13 May 2014, 09:29
Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT gnova01 1 27 Apr 2014, 18:10
Pro Eval: 1st Gen Asian/American Athlete, 720 Gmat AsnAth 0 26 Sep 2013, 10:06
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Pro Eval: Asian Entrepreneur - 1st Gen - 740 GMAT

  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®.