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Profile Evaluation - Taiwanese Candidate

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Joined: 04 Sep 2012
Posts: 15
Concentration: Strategy, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 650 Q47 V33
GMAT 2: 690 Q49 V35
GMAT 3: 660 Q50 V29
GPA: 3.51
WE: Marketing (Consumer Products)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 7

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Profile Evaluation - Taiwanese Candidate [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2013, 23:04
Deleting this post since I have more changes to my profile.

Last edited by exousia on 14 Sep 2014, 03:21, edited 1 time in total.
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Location: Chicago, IL
Schools: Brown University, Harvard Business School
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Re: Profile Evaluation - Taiwanese Candidate [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2013, 02:36
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Hello exousia,

Well first of all, you have very good numbers. So that is the basis you definitely need to start with to have a shot at the schools you listed, and you should have a shot. A lot of course will depend on how the B-school perceives your work experience, and for the moment this remains unclear to me as well (exactly what you did, whether you have leadership experience, how big your role was, how successful you were, etc.).

Job-hopping in of itself is not too much of a problem, as I feel it is something that can be often explained away. The most important thing (more important than the excuses and reasons you have) is to try and show each and every job change as an IMPROVEMENT or a sort of promotion. When you move companies, we want to see higher responsibilities, more salary, more leads, etc.... and if you can write such a story, than moving around becomes an advantage as opposed to a disadvantage.

I would say that Kellogg/Fuqua are likely stretches, (but you should apply anyhow) and that the other schools on your list are about right for you (although you could add one or two schools which would be "Safe schools"...McCombs is maybe a safe school for you)

Hope this helps, and if you have anything else, you just let me know!
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Intern
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Joined: 04 Sep 2012
Posts: 15
Concentration: Strategy, Entrepreneurship
GMAT 1: 650 Q47 V33
GMAT 2: 690 Q49 V35
GMAT 3: 660 Q50 V29
GPA: 3.51
WE: Marketing (Consumer Products)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 7

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Re: Profile Evaluation - Taiwanese Candidate [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2013, 19:48
Hello Jon--

Thanks for the reply. This helps immensely.

Best,
Will
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Re: Profile Evaluation - Taiwanese Candidate [#permalink] New post 23 Apr 2013, 04:19
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You got it Will,
And good luck to you.

If you have anything else, you just pop on by and say hello,
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