Thank you, Paul.
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-Italian male, 25 years old
-Management and Production engineering (3 years degree - the analogous of a Bachelor degree), GPA 4.0/4.0
-Management, Economics And Industrial Engineer - Finance Specialization (2 years degree- The analogous of a MSc in Finance), GPA 4.0/4.0
-GMAT 770 (Q50, V45)
-Little working experience as a consultant (e-finance strategic consulting)
-1 scientific article under review at an international journal
I would like to apply for a PhD in finance in one Ultra-Elite schools... but I think to include some safety schools (as those you suggested) in my "portfolio" is a wise decision.
A PhD, eh? Well, with your numbers you could probably aim high, and Wharton, Chicago, Columbia, MIT, and Haas among others are "ultra-elite" finance programs. Your "safeties" could even be somewhat higher on the food chain then the ones I mentioned. Your weakness--limited work, and I assume, managerial, experience--would hurt your chances at MBA programs, but won't necessarily for PhD programs in finance.
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