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Recommend list of schools to apply [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2010, 03:29
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Below is my profile

Goal: Consulting (Financial Consultant/Management Consultant)

GMAT: 720(Q50/V37)
GPA: 3.3 <-- (a bit worried about this)
Major: Computer Science
Undergrad Uni: National University of Singapore
Age/Nationality: 24/Vietnamese
Graduated: 12/2009
Experience: 2 years

- Assistant Director - Professional Services Consultant @ Moody's : 10/2009 - Present (Australia)
- Associate - Product Engineer @ Moody's : 01/2009 - 10/2009 (Singapore)
- Research Internship @ INRIA (French National Institute of Computer Science and Automation): Summer 2008 (France)
- Summer Analyst @ Credit Suisse: Summer 2007 (Singapore)

- Highest score for Final Year Project (A)
- Publish and Present research paper in an international conference (Conference was held in Indonesia)

Exra Curriculum Activities:
- Volunteer to Summer Program in Vietnam to help financially disadvantaged families in Country Side
- Volunteer to help out families having post-Vietnam war effects
- Donate to help out families of Vietnam soldiers in Vietnam war before

Schools I'm thinking of applying to are:
Harvard, Columbia, NYU, Cornell, Kellog, Ross .

I don't know if all of the schools mentioned above are difficult for me. I kind of need to study next year so I would like to have at least 2 safe options.

Can you recommend which school should I choose?

Btw, I'm quite interested in apply to Cornell in Round 2 (09/11/2010). I just started working on 1 essay only. All of my recommenders have just submitted their recommendations today.
Do you think i should try to submit in this round or wait for next one?
I have not applied to any school yet because I just took my GMAT only last Saturday.

Thank you very much.
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Re: Recommend list of schools to apply [#permalink] New post 08 Nov 2010, 20:37
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I believe we have you scheduled for an initial consultation. If this is not correct, please let me know and I will run through some of this here. Either way, thanks for reaching out.


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