Holy Shit, Bourbon:
I just took a look at that spreadsheet you posted. That is a beast, but I have to give you props on the amount of research you are doing. Love it.
First off, I would not worry about the failing grades too much. It will be a concern to the admissions committee, but really only a problem if you do not explain what the hell happened. I think that getting deployed is a pretty damn good reason for not completing classes. I am still having trouble grasping what actually happened -- that is, why they would keep you multiple failing grades if you have a legitimate excuse for leaving. Help me out with that.
Other than that, your grade point average is fine -- even with the failing grades.
Quick question -- are you still an undergraduate? I see here that you list your work experience in some type of undergraduate role as the spring of 2012. Please clear this up for me.
Your career goals are very logical, meaning that they build upon your current work experiences -- at least some of them. There is really no problem here.
I am not sure what to make up your question six. I know it is late or I am (actually it is four in the morning), but it seems that someone is asking you these questions and this may be a cut-and-paste error. I think they get the meaning though. Really the schools you want to concentrate on -- giving your sales and trading or by side analytical role -- Columbia, NYU, Wharton (stretch school), Chicago, MIT, maybe Cornell and Yale. Anderson and Haas are really not going to do you any favors if you want to be located in the Northeast and in the heart of the financial service industry.
I hope this helps, if you want to set up an initial consultation -- basically a free, one-hour long phone call -- I would be more than happy to speak with you. Please e-mail me at MBA@amerasiaconsulting.com
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