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Joined: 29 Jan 2012
Posts: 9
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Strategy
GPA: 3.52
WE: Sales (Other)
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Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks In Advance!! [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2012, 15:08
Thanks in advance for taking a look! All feedback welcome! Is top ten realistic for me or should I set my sets elsewhere?

Thanks again!



Education & Test Scores:
Top 50 Undergrad - Two B.S. Degree's in Finance (business school) and Honors Philosophy (arts & sciences)
Graduated Cum Laude
Overall GPA - 3.52
Hold Series 7 and 66 Finra Licenses
Candidate for CFA Level II (this upcoming June)
GMAT - 690 (First time taken, I think I have a little more in me!)

Work Experience:
Most recent first

Current - Business Sales Strategist
While working as a Sales Director I developed an iPad application to assist our external sales representative and subsequently was moved into higher level sales strategy role.

2 yrs - Regional Sales Director:
Worked in partnership with the Regional Vice President to manage the Souther California, Nevada and Hawaii territory at a top mutual fund company. Beat our goal in both years.

3 yrs - Financial Analyst:
Various responsibilities (SOX 404, Asset and Investment pricing and valuation). Managed several subsidiary audits internal, worked with external auditors and prepared and presented quarterly and annual financial reports. Worked closely with senior management to improve internal controls on these entities. Extensive work valuing and modeling Structured Investment Vehicle (SIV) securities and managing our firms exposure to them.

Extracurriculars (College):
Heavily involved in Undergraduate Government. Was the Director of Campus Events both Junior and Senior year. Managed a 300k budget and a staff of 22 people.
Teaching Assistant for two years for an honors philosophy class.

Extracurriculars (Post-College):
Various Educational Related Fund Raising
Avid Skier, Guitar Player and amateur race car driver.
Crew Chief for my garages professional race team.
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Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks In Advance!! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2012, 12:15
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RyMBA27 wrote:
Thanks in advance for taking a look! All feedback welcome! Is top ten realistic for me or should I set my sets elsewhere?

Thanks again!



Education & Test Scores:
Top 50 Undergrad - Two B.S. Degree's in Finance (business school) and Honors Philosophy (arts & sciences)
Graduated Cum Laude
Overall GPA - 3.52
Hold Series 7 and 66 Finra Licenses
Candidate for CFA Level II (this upcoming June)
GMAT - 690 (First time taken, I think I have a little more in me!)

Work Experience:
Most recent first

Current - Business Sales Strategist
While working as a Sales Director I developed an iPad application to assist our external sales representative and subsequently was moved into higher level sales strategy role.

2 yrs - Regional Sales Director:
Worked in partnership with the Regional Vice President to manage the Souther California, Nevada and Hawaii territory at a top mutual fund company. Beat our goal in both years.

3 yrs - Financial Analyst:
Various responsibilities (SOX 404, Asset and Investment pricing and valuation). Managed several subsidiary audits internal, worked with external auditors and prepared and presented quarterly and annual financial reports. Worked closely with senior management to improve internal controls on these entities. Extensive work valuing and modeling Structured Investment Vehicle (SIV) securities and managing our firms exposure to them.

Extracurriculars (College):
Heavily involved in Undergraduate Government. Was the Director of Campus Events both Junior and Senior year. Managed a 300k budget and a staff of 22 people.
Teaching Assistant for two years for an honors philosophy class.

Extracurriculars (Post-College):
Various Educational Related Fund Raising
Avid Skier, Guitar Player and amateur race car driver.
Crew Chief for my garages professional race team.

Yes, I do believe that top 10 is in your reach: the extracurricular leadership, current strategic role, and high GPA all support your application. If you have time, it can't hurt to boost the GMAT to over 700. And as always, apply to some schools that are slightly lower ranked as well to increase your odds.
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Intern
Intern
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Joined: 29 Jan 2012
Posts: 9
Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Strategy
GPA: 3.52
WE: Sales (Other)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks In Advance!! [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2012, 13:19
Thanks Jennifer! Appreciate the feedback.
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Re: Profile Evaluation Please - Thanks In Advance!! [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2012, 04:02
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RyMBA27 wrote:
Thanks Jennifer! Appreciate the feedback.

You're welcome!
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Jennifer Bloom, CPRW
jbloom@accepted.com
310-815-9553

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