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New post 12 Sep 2017, 11:22
Hi All,

Thanks in advance for evaluating my profile and would love to hear your thought on my admission chance at the following schools. Please share your thought on the items in bold.

Target school

Ross, Darden, Johnson and Stern

Post-MBA goal

Investment Banking

Background

Gender: Male

Nationality: Malaysian/US Permanent Resident (Does applying for a US citizenship helps during the admission process?)

1. First generation college student and first generation immigrant

Work Experiences and Achievements: Audit Senior at PwC in US, 4 years

1. Top ranked performer (top 5% of the class) for 4 consecutive years

2. Special project experiences including a S-1 (Pre-IPO) filing, a $2B IPO and a series of valuation projects during venture capital audit

Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara

1. Studied abroad at HKUST, Hong Kong for 1 semester and took a few finance courses

CGPA: 3.1 (Its low but can my CPA and GMAT score offset it?)

Major: Economics and Accounting

Certificate: CPA license

GMAT: 720

Leadership/Extracurricular activities/Hobbies/Volunteer Activities:
1. Community service (food bank) - feeds low-income community
2. PwC corporate newsletter
3. Part of PwC corporate marketing team and organized a series of accounting seminar/conference
4. Break-dance performance during college/high-school
5. Backpacking
6. Pro bono consulting - mentored and guided international student in securing internships/full-time offers

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New post 12 Sep 2017, 15:10
ryanleo1993 wrote:
Hi All,
Hi ryanleo1993, thanks for your question! Will answer below.
Thanks in advance for evaluating my profile and would love to hear your thought on my admission chance at the following schools. Please share your thought on the items in bold.

Target school

Ross, Darden, Johnson and Stern

Post-MBA goal

Investment Banking

Background

Gender: Male

Nationality: Malaysian/US Permanent Resident (Does applying for a US citizenship helps during the admission process?)It would only be a positive. Not required but if you do have a citizenship change to US,
do let schools know.


1. First generation college student and first generation immigrantGreat to emphasize

Work Experiences and Achievements: Audit Senior at PwC in US, 4 years Great experience with MNC[color=#2e3192][/color]

1. Top ranked performer (top 5% of the class) for 4 consecutive years

2. Special project experiences including a S-1 (Pre-IPO) filing, a $2B IPO and a series of valuation projects during venture capital audit

Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Barbara

1. Studied abroad at HKUST, Hong Kong for 1 semester and took a few finance courses

CGPA: 3.1 (Its low but can my CPA and GMAT score offset it?)
high GMAT and CPA absolutely help.
Major: Economics and Accounting

Certificate: CPA license

GMAT: 720good score

Leadership/Extracurricular activities/Hobbies/Volunteer Activities:
1. Community service (food bank) - feeds low-income community
2. PwC corporate newsletter
3. Part of PwC corporate marketing team and organized a series of accounting seminar/conference
4. Break-dance performance during college/high-school
5. Backpacking
6. Pro bono consulting - mentored and guided international student in securing internships/full-time offers

I see you as a compelling candidate for your target schools- and the way to then set yourself up for success is to really do your research and know these programs and which clubs/classes/programs can help you reach your goals. I encourage you also to do a free consult with us to learn how a consultant can help you present your best self in the application process: link for this is here: https://stratusadmissionscounseling.com ... b-visitor/
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