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Profile evaluation: Low GPA [#permalink] New post 08 Jun 2013, 08:33
27/M/African American with CPA

Currently I am a senior at a Big 4 in audit in Chicago and have regularly gotten high ratings. I am also heavily involved with firm events such as intramural sports, volunteering, and on campus recruiting

GMAT: 730

Northern Illinois University: 3.2/4.0 GPA with 3.9/4.0 in major (3.2 is a result of premed classes at different school while playing college football, A's in nearly all finance and accounting classes)

Started online network/forum for accounting and finance career advancement and help (site makes significant profit also). I started tutoring services for kids needing help with accounting (all free) and volunteer with inner city kids helping one get to and through college.

Any top 25 but specifically Ross, Farqua, Stern, Booth, Kelley would be great (#1 is Ross) and looking to apply R1 2014

I want to use the MBA as a career change into a consulting role with the long term goal of starting a hands on charity helping inner city kids get motivated for college.
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Joined: 21 May 2013
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GMAT 1: 720 Q51 V49
GPA: 3.8
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Re: Profile evaluation: Low GPA [#permalink] New post 10 Jun 2013, 04:00
Hi,

You have a good GMAT score and an avg. GPA. ECs seem to be fine. To convert your chances from application to admission you must demonstrate leadership skills, achievements in or outside work place in application essays and ability to work with others, maturity & professionalism during final interviews. With the given information, Ross, Duke & Kelley should be within your reach while Booth & Stern looks quite ambitious. You may try your chances in b-school(s) by clicking http://www.apphelp.co.in/b-school-selector.php

Let me know in case of further queries. You may PM your details for school selection and discussion in length.

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Erina



btsellers13 wrote:
27/M/African American with CPA

Currently I am a senior at a Big 4 in audit in Chicago and have regularly gotten high ratings. I am also heavily involved with firm events such as intramural sports, volunteering, and on campus recruiting

GMAT: 730

Northern Illinois University: 3.2/4.0 GPA with 3.9/4.0 in major (3.2 is a result of premed classes at different school while playing college football, A's in nearly all finance and accounting classes)

Started online network/forum for accounting and finance career advancement and help (site makes significant profit also). I started tutoring services for kids needing help with accounting (all free) and volunteer with inner city kids helping one get to and through college.

Any top 25 but specifically Ross, Farqua, Stern, Booth, Kelley would be great (#1 is Ross) and looking to apply R1 2014

I want to use the MBA as a career change into a consulting role with the long term goal of starting a hands on charity helping inner city kids get motivated for college.

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Re: Profile evaluation: Low GPA [#permalink] New post 10 Jun 2013, 07:41
That tool does not work. In addition, there are no US based undergraduate institutions to select.
Re: Profile evaluation: Low GPA   [#permalink] 10 Jun 2013, 07:41
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