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Intern
Joined: 15 Aug 2012
Posts: 12

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 3

Location: United States
Concentration: Finance, Economics
Schools: HBS '15 (D)
GMAT 1: 720 Q49 V40
GPA: 3.4
WE: Account Management (Mutual Funds and Brokerage)

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18 Jan 2013, 12:28
General:
White Male
Age 25
GMAT 720 Q49 V40

Job Related:
3.5 Years of work experience as a financial analyst at a boutique wealth management firm
Passed all three levels of the CFA on the first try (December 2010, June 2011, June 2012)
Series 7, Series 66, Insurance Licenses

College:
3.4 GPA in Finance
Founding President of a fraternity
Division 1 football player (Student-Athlete honor roll)
Internship with a startup software company my senior year

Extracurriculars after college:
Board member of a non-profit that raises money for children's charities (Outstanding new member in 2011)
Toastmasters

I would like to attend a top 10 school. Do I have a shot?

Thanks

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 3

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Status: Yale SOM!
Joined: 06 Feb 2012
Posts: 1590

Kudos [?]: 572 [0], given: 345

Location: United States
Concentration: Marketing, Strategy

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18 Jan 2013, 19:11
If you craft your application well, you definitely have a shot. Take a look through some of the profiles threads and see generally who's getting in where. Obviously, it's difficult to base on just GMAT/GPA/WE alone, but people with similar stats have cracked the top 10 and definitely the top 15.

My (peer) advice to you is to know your career goals, find what schools are the right fit for you (both professionally and personally), and write applications that showcase your reasonings for applying to each specific school. Best of luck!
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Kudos [?]: 572 [0], given: 345

Intern
Joined: 08 Jan 2013
Posts: 21

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

GMAT Date: 01-20-2005

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23 Jan 2013, 02:56
Hi,

Selections in most of the b-schools depend on how well you position yourself in application essays and show leadership skills during final interviews. You always have fair chances of being admitted, by skillfully writing application essays and demonstrating professional achievements. You can try your chances in b-schools by clicking http://www.general-ed.com/chances-of-bschool . To know more about interview preparations and tips, click http://bit.ly/XQVp4s

Feel free to post any other concerns you might have.

Best,
AK

jdough wrote:
General:
White Male
Age 25
GMAT 720 Q49 V40

Job Related:
3.5 Years of work experience as a financial analyst at a boutique wealth management firm
Passed all three levels of the CFA on the first try (December 2010, June 2011, June 2012)
Series 7, Series 66, Insurance Licenses

College:
3.4 GPA in Finance
Founding President of a fraternity
Division 1 football player (Student-Athlete honor roll)
Internship with a startup software company my senior year

Extracurriculars after college:
Board member of a non-profit that raises money for children's charities (Outstanding new member in 2011)
Toastmasters

I would like to attend a top 10 school. Do I have a shot?

Thanks

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GMAT-750 Work Exp-10 yrs. MBA-Top 10 FT Ranking B-School
Under Grad- Top 30 College in Asia

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

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