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Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 17 Mar 2012, 09:52

Turkish national / male / 26 years old

Graduated from one of the Top private universities in Turkey with 3.5 GPA (high honour) from engineering department

Gmat: 700 (Q48, V38) 90th percentile

Work Experience: will be 3 years when starting to business school

Company I am working for one of the Tier-1 Management Consultant company (BCG-McKinsey)

International exposure: A lot, interships, study abroad programs etc..

References: Solid from senior HBS gradutates or Insead graduates

Career Goal: Clear will be sponsored from company and return it.. high potential for future because growing economy in Turkey..

Extracurricular: Volunteer works, Music & sport related awards etc...

I am considering 2013 Jan intake of Insead and Columbia and maybe 2013 Sep intake of HBS..

What do you think about my profile? Do you think 700 gmat is enough?

Thank you for your answer,
Best regards,
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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 17 Mar 2012, 11:47
In short, you should have enough of a shot that they're worth applying to. However, applying to only 3 schools is a risk, because the admissions process is such a crapshoot and a numbers game after a while. To yield 1-2 acceptances, most applicants apply to 4-6 schools in order to maximize their odds.

As for your GMAT, it is good enough - although of course if you are very confident that you can score a 740+ without a lot more prep time, then go for it.

Also, there's another Turkish guy who just got out of school, seems like a smart and driven guy - maybe you can help him out, give him career advice, etc:


Good luck

Alex Chu

Re: Profile Evaluation request   [#permalink] 17 Mar 2012, 11:47
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