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Joined: 03 Jun 2010
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Schools: Ross '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 700 Q43 V42
GPA: 3.3
WE: Consulting (Consulting)
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Profile Evaluation [#permalink] New post 10 Sep 2012, 16:42
Hello,

I am looking to apply in round 1 or 2 and was hoping you could review my profile.

My stats:
26 at matriculation with 4 months of full time WE (government mgmt consulting) - just switched companies over the summer for a promotion/more responsibilities

700 GMAT (95% V, 67% Q) - low quant, but since I did well in calculus, statistics, and finances courses, perhaps they may give me a break

3.3 cumulative GPA (Econ major) from private Top 20 (I think my final 2 years was around 3.2ish but my major was something around 3.0). Transfered from a state university with a 4.0 my freshman year, but I'm not sure if adcoms will take that into consideration.

Didn't get involved with anything during my undergrad unfortunately, but I picked up the slack post-graduation by volunteering to do some college career counseling, volunteering at the Make A Wish Foundation, and I hold a chair position on my local alumni board

I have good reviews from my employers will be able to get solid recs from them as well.

I would like to get into more generalized strategy consulting, hopefully with an energy focus, or even a general management track at an energy firm.

A little bit more about myself...I've lived on three different continents and worked for a summer in Abu Dhabi for a PE firm. Will being "cultured" (for lack of a better word) help potentially?

My list of possible schools includes the following:

Kellogg
Tuck
Ross
Darden

I'm on track to be promoted in January and I'm worried that if I apply now, I'm not going to be impressive enough professionally. I've done quite a few things in the past year (business development work, creating marketable solutions for my consulting group, became a task lead (without any subordinates)) so maybe that'll be enough but I have no idea. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Re: Profile Evaluation [#permalink] New post 10 Sep 2012, 18:44
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I assume you meant 4 years of WE, not 4 months. Making your WE impressive-sounding is up to you...you have the number of years to get in, so really try to draw out the experiences that are attractive to B-schools, who are generally looking for leadership, innovation, maturity and teamwork skills, all of which you seem to posess. You might add Duke to your list since you seem to be looking for a great GM MBA and also an energy industry track. UT Austin also good. Tuck doesn't seem like a good fit based on what I see, since they prefer ivey league UG and many go on to work in NYC after grad. It's all in how you write everything up into a coherent, compelling, passionate vision that demonstrates a track record of intentional, progressively responsible and achievement oriented career thus far, one that has set the stage for act two, post MBA.
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