Brief Personal Bio:
24, Male, Canadian. I plan on applying to b-school next year so I am trying to shore up my application. Any weak points / development areas you could point out would be a great help, thanks!
1) Brief description of your full-time work experience.
2 years spent as a Business Analyst at a Management Consulting firm (tier 2) and recently promoted to Consultant (the typical post-MBA position)
2) Your GMAT.
750 (Q: 49 / V: 44)
3) College info: The name of the college, your GPA or grade average, your major, year of graduation.
Undergraduate Institution: Richard Ivey School of Business (Canada). Graduated in 2010 with a 4 year GPA of 3.7 (Magna Cum Laude in addition to several other academic distinctions)
4) Significant college and post-college extra-curricular activities or community service, especially leadership experience.
during college: was a board member of the school's philanthropic arm and helped run one of the largest annual conferences at the school
post-college: I run one of Canada's largest pro bono consulting efforts. We partner with 3rd and 4th year university students to deliver pro-bono strategy consulting engagements to national nonprofit organizations.
5) Important certifications like CFA, CPA, FSA, or CA.
6) Your target programs.
Booth, MIT, Kellogg, Wharton, HBS, Stanford
7) Your post-MBA goal.
Continue my consulting career (at a different firm).
You have a competitive profile for your target schools. I see two possible areas of weakness:
1. Why do you need an MBA? You come across as someone going for the MBA to get your ticket punched, not because you really need to learn something. Now. they may not be the case at all. For MIT, it probably doesn't matter much. But for other programs you will need to answer the Why MBA essays questions. So just think about what you actually want to learn and how each program will fill in gaps in your knowledge and teach you what you want to know.
2. You don't mention any international exposure. If you could get on an international project or two, that would help you. Again, you may have it and just didn't mention it.
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