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Undergrad: T30 public Uni,  GPA: 3.93/4.0
Grad: Ivy League. (first year yet to start)

Major: Computer Science

Work Exp: research during undergrad, 1 internship in tech in an MNC (which was 1 year long, worked alongside my college)

GMAT: yet to take (hope to take GMAT focus)

Extracurriculars: decent leadership positions in clubs, hope to do something related to entrepreneurship in grad school

LOR: intern mentor lor, and 1 from grad prof

Assuming i get around 720 in my GMAT, do i stand a chance at HSW + MIT and Columbia? I have 1.5yrs to strengthen my profile. Any insight/feedback/advice would be appreciated! Thank you!­ 

­Hi magnum97,

You have good brands on your profile considering T30 and Ivy League from where you pursued your degree. We recommend focusing on your GMAT FE, ECs, Community service, and internships as that will add value to your profile and help you draft compelling narratives, 

We would like to discuss your profile at length to ensure we can help you crack the schools of your choice. You can schedule a free consultation with our MBA experts to discuss this further.

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Re: Chance for Deferred MBA Admission [#permalink]
Hello magnum97, ­

Your GPA from a T30 public university (3.93/4.0) and upcoming enrollment in an Ivy League graduate program in Computer Science demonstrate strong academic capability. Having both research experience during undergrad and a substantial internship (1 year) at a multinational tech company. This shows practical experience and exposure to the industry.

Your interest in entrepreneurship aligns well with the MBA programs you're targeting, as they often value candidates with aspirations beyond corporate roles. Your interest in entrepreneurship aligns well with the MBA programs you're targeting, as they often value candidates with aspirations beyond corporate roles.

Aspects that can be strengthened:
-*While aiming for a 720 is good, considering the competitiveness of the programs you're interested in (HBS, Stanford, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia), scoring higher, ideally in the 730+ range, could further strengthen your application.
-Ensure your essays and interviews effectively highlight your leadership experiences and the impact you've made in your roles, both professionally and through extracurricular activities.
-Start building connections with alumni or current students at your target MBA programs. Networking can provide valuable insights and potentially strengthen your application.
-If possible, continue to seek leadership roles or projects that demonstrate your impact and leadership potential.

With 1.5 years ahead of you, use this time wisely to strengthen your profile and prepare compelling applications. You can explore our Profile Building service to be guided by our admission experts.  
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