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Where should I apply [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2010, 09:34
I am only interested in top 25 schools. Please let me know what you think would be a better fit with better odds based on my experience. Right now, I am really interested in UT-Austin and Duke, but will apply to up to ten schools (I am not applying until next year).

Academic

Undergraduate Diploma: Bachelors degree in Political Science
Undergraduate College/University: Top 25 (#24 in US News)
GPA: 3.38
GMAT score: 650-700 based on practice tests


Work-related

Work Experience:
-4 1/2 years as an Army Officer (Combat Arms Branch)
-Held positions and Led Soldiers at the Platoon level (~40 men) and at the Brigade level (~3,500 people) where I led various projects.
- 2 Combat tours in Afghanistan, medals for valor and performance, and great evaluation reports.

In addition

-Bilingual
-Son of southeast asian immigrants
-Member of numerous professional organizations, also did extensive volunteer work in college and presently.
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Re: Where should I apply [#permalink] New post 06 Oct 2010, 09:44
I should also add my short and long-term goals.

Short term:
International Management Consulting (would like to work in Southeast Asia)

Long-Term:
Entrepreneurship (emerging markets of Southeast Asia)

My strengths:
Leadership, decision-making, comfortable working with people, leading people and projects, cross-cultural experiences

Weaknesses:
Lack of a quantatative background (1 stats class in college), academic background not as strong (3.4 GPA with so-so GMAT)
Re: Where should I apply   [#permalink] 06 Oct 2010, 09:44
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