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Profile Evaluation for Asian American

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Joined: 22 Jun 2013
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Concentration: Healthcare
Schools: Johnson '17 (S)
GMAT Date: 04-24-2014
GPA: 3.67
WE: Consulting (Health Care)
Profile Evaluation for Asian American [#permalink]

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New post 03 Apr 2014, 21:14
Good afternoon,
I am an Asian-American Male targetting Stanford, Haas, UCLA, and one of either Sloan/Wharton/Booth. I won't be applying until Fall 2015 in all likelihood. I'm interested in startups, ventures, technology, and healthcare -- ideally I'd like to work at intersection of all 4.

-Graduated from a mid-level University of California campus (Davis, Irvine, Santa Barbara, San Diego tier)
-GPA: 3.7, double majored in Economics and Communication
-GMAT: Taking at end of April. Based on GMATPrep practice tests I'm expecting around a 730 – 750

Work Experience:
Medium-Size Healthcare Consulting firm specializing in Lost Hospital Reimbursement and Revenue Cycle improvement.
- Will have 4 years WE by Fall 2015 which means I'd be matriculating with 5
-Promoted from Associate to Senior Associate in less than 2 years.
Responsibilities include: manage projects which includes leading a team of anywhere from 1-10 Associates (management experience), managing the hospital client (usually directors and sometimes CFO's), projecting staffing needs and profitability targets (valuable strategy experience), compiling client deliverables and internal reporting documents (consulting experience).
- Outside of project work, I administer formal trainings to groups of 8-15 Associates and am passionate about their professional and technical development. I am also the “technical” committee and we design and streamline tools for the entire company to use.

I am about to start on a volunteer project outside of work. I will be working with the CEO and CFO of a nearby health clinic which primarily serves Asian Americans in the community who do not speak English and generally are not healthcare-savvy (typically traditional Asians don’t use preventative healthcare – they just wait until something happens). I will be working to improve their Revenue Cycle while also assisting the CFO with various financial analysis projects to try to reorganize revenue, cut costs, and increase the volume of patients who have commercial insurance (commercial insurance usually reimburses a lot more than government programs).

Thanks :)!

MGMAT1 - 650 (Q44, V35)
MGMAT2 - 670 (Q42, V39)
MGMAT3 - 640 (Q44, V34)
MGMAT4 - 630 (Q41, V35)
GMATPrep1 - 720 (Q48, V40)
GMATPrep2 - 720 (Q48, V41)
MGMAT5 - 690 (Q45, V39)
GMATPrep3 - 700 (Q47, V39)
GMATPrep4 - 710 (Q49, V38)

Test Day: 740 (Q49, V41)

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New post 10 Apr 2014, 21:12
Hi jtyee,

Thanks for your post. Congratulations on your excellent practice GMAT scores. Your numbers indicate that you have the intellect and focus to thrive in a top tier MBA program. Nothing about your story makes me think there is any reason why you cannot be admitted, but nothing stands out telling me why you should be admitted. All of the reasons why a top program would admit you are in the details of your work experience, personal experiences, personality, values and overall story.

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