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Profile Eval Please, MS Programs [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2013, 20:16
1) Little relevant work experience - property manager, part time, for the last 4 years
2) Expected at least 750
3) University of Alberta, Expected 4.0 Graduation GPA (Last 2 years), 2014 Graduation, Computer Engineering
4) No significant ECs
5) No important certifications
6) Target Programs: Oxford MSc Financial Econ, MIT MFin, LSE MSc Finance
7) Will apply to Oxford in either R1 Oct/13 or R2 Jan/14, MIT in the only remaining round January 2014, LSE R1 January 2014

Thank you!

- How important are extra-curriculars for UK schools? Not sure if I should ramp that up in the Fall.
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Re: Profile Eval Please, MS Programs [#permalink] New post 25 Jun 2013, 22:02
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mattce wrote:
1) Little relevant work experience - property manager, part time, for the last 4 years
2) Expected at least 750
3) University of Alberta, Expected 4.0 Graduation GPA (Last 2 years), 2014 Graduation, Computer Engineering
4) No significant ECs
5) No important certifications
6) Target Programs: Oxford MSc Financial Econ, MIT MFin, LSE MSc Finance
7) Will apply to Oxford in either R1 Oct/13 or R2 Jan/14, MIT in the only remaining round January 2014, LSE R1 January 2014

Thank you!

- How important are extra-curriculars for UK schools? Not sure if I should ramp that up in the Fall.


Although the experiential elements in your profile are on the weaker side, your academics are stellar and you have a shot at all three programs.

Best,
Linda
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Location: Canada
GPA: 3.7
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Re: Profile Eval Please, MS Programs [#permalink] New post 26 Jun 2013, 05:44
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mattce wrote:
1) Little relevant work experience - property manager, part time, for the last 4 years
2) Expected at least 750
3) University of Alberta, Expected 4.0 Graduation GPA (Last 2 years), 2014 Graduation, Computer Engineering
4) No significant ECs
5) No important certifications
6) Target Programs: Oxford MSc Financial Econ, MIT MFin, LSE MSc Finance
7) Will apply to Oxford in either R1 Oct/13 or R2 Jan/14, MIT in the only remaining round January 2014, LSE R1 January 2014

Thank you!

- How important are extra-curriculars for UK schools? Not sure if I should ramp that up in the Fall.


Although the experiential elements in your profile are on the weaker side, your academics are stellar and you have a shot at all three programs.

Best,
Linda


Hi Linda,

I appreciate the reply -

What can I do in the coming months to best improve my profile?

Thank you!
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KUDOS please if my post was useful!

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Posts: 4869
Location: Los Angeles CA
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Kudos [?]: 347 [0], given: 64

Re: Profile Eval Please, MS Programs [#permalink] New post 27 Jun 2013, 22:26
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mattce wrote:
Accepted.com wrote:
mattce wrote:
1) Little relevant work experience - property manager, part time, for the last 4 years
2) Expected at least 750
3) University of Alberta, Expected 4.0 Graduation GPA (Last 2 years), 2014 Graduation, Computer Engineering
4) No significant ECs
5) No important certifications
6) Target Programs: Oxford MSc Financial Econ, MIT MFin, LSE MSc Finance
7) Will apply to Oxford in either R1 Oct/13 or R2 Jan/14, MIT in the only remaining round January 2014, LSE R1 January 2014

Thank you!

- How important are extra-curriculars for UK schools? Not sure if I should ramp that up in the Fall.


Although the experiential elements in your profile are on the weaker side, your academics are stellar and you have a shot at all three programs.

Best,
Linda


Hi Linda,

I appreciate the reply -

What can I do in the coming months to best improve my profile?

Thank you!


Obtain relevant work experience or an internship. Assume leadership roles in extra-curricular activities or community service.

Best,
Linda Abraham
_________________

Linda Abraham
Accepted
310-815-9553

Co-Author of: MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools

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