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Profile Eval Request - (Start Up&Mgt Consulting Backgrou

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Profile Eval Request - (Start Up&Mgt Consulting Backgrou [#permalink] New post 01 Mar 2007, 16:22
Hi there,

I was hoping you could evaluate my profile. Here's the summary:

- 24 years old, from Canada
- Joined a venture backed American technology start up right out of undergrad. Size of company when joined, 60. From time of joining, company grew from $6 million to $300 million in 2 years. It was ultimately acquired by an established tech giant. Was directly involved in this hyper-growth (took the initiative as junior and developed & implemented ideas/strategies that generated millions in growth, of course aiding the hyper-growth). Loved being an entrepreneur & building a business
- When the company got bought out, I wanted to continue learning how to build & grow businesses. I managed to get myself into one of the global accounting firm's Management Consulting divisions. Will have 1.5 years mgt consulting experience by the time I apply to b-schools
- Have not written GMAT yet, but want to realistically target the high 600's to low 700's
- Undergraduate in Economics, but low GPA (below 3.0)
- Very involved in extra-curriculars in undergrad to the point where I was awarded a university-wide leadership award (given only to a select few) in my final year

Do I have a chance at the top-tier schools? 2nd tier? What will I need to score on my GMAT to get into a top-tier school? I'd like to either get into a top UK school or top US school, but I just don't know if my profile is good enough. Thanks so much!
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Mar 2007, 20:43
Entrepreneur stuff is great for apps, so that will serve you well. Doing well on the GMAT is key since your GPA is less than illustrious. ~700 should allow you to reasonably apply to top 15 schools, with a top 15-25 good for a safety.

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