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Profile Evaluation for Asian American

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Joined: 22 Jun 2013
Posts: 46

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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, 22:14
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 18 Apr 2014, 05:45

From the information you’ve provided, and assuming you reach the target GMAT, I would consider you a qualified applicant for the top-tier programs you mention.

I say that with some caveats: (1) These programs will be reasonable reaches – most of the people they deny are well qualified, and so your application must answer the question of why they should admit you over other equally (or even more) accomplished people in the same industry/demographic groups; (2) applicants from healthcare IT are growing in number, and Asian-Americans are also highly represented and tend to have high scores, so the need to differentiate yourself specifically among these groups is all the stronger.

To maximize your chances: (a) Get that GMAT as high as possible! (b) Continuously pursue leadership and impact at work. (c) Reflect on and draw insights from your work and extracurricular activities (i.e., develop a point-of-view, a unique perspective) and show in your applications that you not only have done this-and-that impressive thing, but also that you have something to say, something to bring to the proverbial table.

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