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Undergrad with GMAT 780 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2006, 16:12
It should be a glorious story but the pressure to find a job is too high on me now. I am an undergrad and recently I got 780 in the GMAT (50Q, 47V) I go to one of the top liberal art colleges but because of its location, there is not much recruitment going on. I have been applying to consulting companies through their online applications but I haven't got responses back. I want to know what type of consulting firms would be interested in me and if I could get their attention better because I know that there are not many undergrads with such high GMAT. I know that with this GMAT and 3 years working in respectable consulting company will get me in any MBA programs. The challenge is to find that company.
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2006, 16:39
Great job on the GMAT. You can try cold calling companies directly. Vault has company info. Also, try networking. Ask around - friends, peers, professors to see if they have any contacts.
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2006, 06:26
Congrats on gettin a 780!

But tel me how is it possible Pelihu got a 780 with raw scores of Q50 V51???
Does it mean that Q 50 V 47 is equivalent to Q 50 V 51???
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2006, 10:14
We have been discussing the in a number of different threads, but at the highest levels, improvements in Q score are more valuable than improvements in V score. It seems that after you reach the 99th percentile in V (about 46) there gains are negligible for higher scores. With Q you do not reach the 99th percentile until you hit 51, so the gains are more pronounced.
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2006, 12:57
I know at least at my firm, pretty much ALL of the recruiting for the analyst roles are done at the campus level. I think it's crappy, but it is what it is. You can do a number of things: try to go to 'career fairs' and get your resume into the right hands that way, go to a near-by school that has better recruiting than yours, or get an insider to 'refer' you. All of those are better options than applying on-line. You get a partner at any top firm to like you and you're hired. Easy as that :)

Finally, don't assume that just because you have a high GMAT and expect to simply work at a top firm, you'll get into a top MBA program. Don't forget to pay attention to your community, be active, and excel at the firm you end up at. And, if consulting doesn't work out, don't fret - MBA schools value diversity. Consultants are a dime a dozen (unfortunately for me).
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