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New post 04 Nov 2013, 04:10
If you could please help evaluate my profile that would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Undergraduate GPA: 3.5 (accounting / finance major from average uni)

Work Experience:
- 3 Years in Mid-Tier Accounting Firm in Tax
- 2 Years in Super Fund (Finance - Analysis role)
- 2 Years in Corporate Finance, Mid-Tier Accounting Firm (promoted from Senior Analyst to Senior Manager during that time)

Languages known - English; Cantonese, Mandarin

Professional Development: Chartered Accountant (Merit in a couple of subjects), Passed Level III CFA, Passed Level I CAIA.
Extra Circulars: I did some volunteering work back in undergrad & when I was in tax (but is that too far back?)

GMAT - 740

Colleges to which I would be applying - London Business School, INSEAD

Goal - Security analysis role - e.g. hedge fund or portfolio management.

Thank you for your help.
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You have all the key elements in place for a good run at these schools including a great GMAT score (albeit expected, frankly for the Asian applicant pool), decent academics, progressively responsible career and EC involvement. I like that you have some senior level experience and CPA designation. Would it be possible to resurrect your volunteer experience? That way, it won't be just something you did in college, but rather something you have done "throughout your life." This will demonstrate passion and will be more meaningful. Having your career plan laid out is important, so good to see you have your goals decided. Weaving it all together is the key. Try to differentiate yourself in the way you reveal your strengths so you don't end up sounding like the "next person" in line with a CPA and good GMAT score. Let us know if we can help more specifically.
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