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What Do You Think of My Business School Application Plan? [#permalink]
10 Jul 2013, 09:01
My general profile is below.
I would like to know your thoughts on the schools in my current plan for applying to schools for 2014.
What shot do I have at CBS (my reach)? Do these schools help with my goal of returning to PE? Any I should add/remove? Anything that would make me more/less competitive at any particular school?
Any insight would be much appreciated, thanks.
1st Rd: Kellogg Booth
2nd Rd: Stern MIT Tuck Darden
GMAT / GPA -700 GMAT (V: 96%, Q: 61%) -3.2 Overall GPA / 3.5 Upper Class GPA -(Received a 2.7 GPA freshman year due to my involvement in Navy ROTC, worked 20 hrs/wk to pay) -Undergraduate degrees in Finance and History from Top 30 Private College (2004-2008)
Work Experience 1) 3 Years $500M Financial Services Focused Private Equity, Senior Associate (2011-2014) -Promoted to Senior Associate -Evaluate investment opportunities in the insurance, financial services, and healthcare services sectors -Sourced 2 of 4 investments in current fund -Diligenced an additional investment and have managed portfolio company from close -Originate proprietary investment opportunities by calling and meeting with executives and intermediaries; top-performing Associate (5 in total) having generated 67 opportunities, 43 management meetings, and 2 term sheets -Perform analysis and transaction execution activities, including financial modeling/valuation, meeting with management, financial/legal diligence, legal agreement negotiation, industry research, and delivery of recommendations
2) 2.5 Years Investment Banking, Senior Analyst (2008-2011) -Promoted to Senior Analyst -Promoted to Full Time Position after Summer Internship -Analyzed potential merger and acquisitions as well as capital financing options for publicly-traded electric utility companies -Core member of the undergraduate alma mater investment banking recruiting team
Extracurricular involvement -Boy Scouts of America (1994-2014) -Eagle Scout -Worked with Council CEO to develop Eagle Scout Alumni outreach program to identify potential volunteers and donors -Tracked recruiting and advancement performance of two Troops in the NY
Business School Goals -To further pursue my private equity career, solidify my financial analysis skills (accounting and economics), bolster my professional network, and travel abroad
Re: What Do You Think of My Business School Application Plan? [#permalink]
17 Jul 2013, 20:05
Hey What I can read from your profile is that you have a low GPA and highly unbalanced GMAT score........Working for financial sector you must have a strong Quant score. As far as I see its difficult in al the schools you mentioned....except TUCK or Darden...... But in that case too, u must have an outstanding Essay......
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Re: What Do You Think of My Business School Application Plan?
17 Jul 2013, 20:05