Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 26 May 2017, 17:48

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Profile Evaluation: HBS 2+2

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 26 Jan 2011
Posts: 4
Followers: 0

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

### Show Tags

04 Feb 2011, 14:20
Hello,

Here is my profile for the HBS 2+2 Program. Historically, I know that 2+2 has targeted non-business majors, and my whole background is business related. However, I have heard that this year HBS will be targeting business majors as well. Given that my whole backgorund is business related, how do you think I stack up against the competition?

School: Texas A&M
Major: Finance and Accounting
Year: Junior
GPA: 3.92
Work Experience: Interned at Goldman Sachs (Special Situations Group, Hedge Fund), PricewaterhouseCoopers (Transactions Services), Barclays Capital (Energy IB)
GMAT: 720
Nationality: White
Extracurricular: Assistant Director of 100 member service organization on campus, Raised 6,000 for High School Service Conference held on campus, Travel Coordinator and Director for Investment Banking Club, Liason between bulge bracket banks and students searching for investment banking opportunities.

Let me know what you think about my chances at 2+2.

Thanks.
Joined: 23 Dec 2010
Posts: 668
Followers: 12

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Re: Profile Evaluation: HBS 2+2 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

06 Feb 2011, 04:44
bcb0814 wrote:
Hello,

Here is my profile for the HBS 2+2 Program. Historically, I know that 2+2 has targeted non-business majors, and my whole background is business related. However, I have heard that this year HBS will be targeting business majors as well. Given that my whole backgorund is business related, how do you think I stack up against the competition?

School: Texas A&M
Major: Finance and Accounting
Year: Junior
GPA: 3.92
Work Experience: Interned at Goldman Sachs (Special Situations Group, Hedge Fund), PricewaterhouseCoopers (Transactions Services), Barclays Capital (Energy IB)
GMAT: 720
Nationality: White
Extracurricular: Assistant Director of 100 member service organization on campus, Raised 6,000 for High School Service Conference held on campus, Travel Coordinator and Director for Investment Banking Club, Liason between bulge bracket banks and students searching for investment banking opportunities.

Let me know what you think about my chances at 2+2.

Thanks.

I tend to think of HBS's 2+2 program as an opportunity for their admissions office to grab truly impressive student leaders before they digress and steer their careers away from business to such an extent that it cannot be reined in. While your statistics make you within the range of "acceptable" to 2+2, I don't think that your chances of admission are great just because I don't see truly exceptional leadership behind you yet (not because you are an undergrad business major). While I encourage you to apply anyway (since you always stand a better chance of acceptance if you apply than if you don't), I have a feeling that you will have a better chance if you join Goldman after graduating and apply after a couple of years of full-time experience there.
_________________

Regards,
Jennifer Bloom, CPRW
jbloom@accepted.com
310-815-9553

Subscribe to Accepted's Blog

Intern
Joined: 22 Jun 2011
Posts: 1
Followers: 0

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

Re: Profile Evaluation: HBS 2+2 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

22 Jun 2011, 16:28
Hi I was just wondering how you ended up doing? I am also a student at A&M.
Joined: 23 Dec 2010
Posts: 668
Followers: 12

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Re: Profile Evaluation: HBS 2+2 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Jun 2011, 03:30
jenniferbloom wrote:
I tend to think of HBS's 2+2 program as an opportunity for their admissions office to grab truly impressive student leaders before they digress and steer their careers away from business to such an extent that it cannot be reined in. While your statistics make you within the range of "acceptable" to 2+2, I don't think that your chances of admission are great just because I don't see truly exceptional leadership behind you yet (not because you are an undergrad business major). While I encourage you to apply anyway (since you always stand a better chance of acceptance if you apply than if you don't), I have a feeling that you will have a better chance if you join Goldman after graduating and apply after a couple of years of full-time experience there.

I just want to add that HBS does seem to be limiting the number of traditional IB students this year under the stewardship of Dean Nohria. To distinguish yourself from the rest of the Goldman class - at least for HBS - I would recommend finding ways (either within Goldman or extracurricularly) to create value, make a positive difference in the world, and demonstrate that you are someone whom others place trust in - and make these messages central to your application.
_________________

Regards,
Jennifer Bloom, CPRW
jbloom@accepted.com
310-815-9553

Subscribe to Accepted's Blog

Re: Profile Evaluation: HBS 2+2   [#permalink] 30 Jun 2011, 03:30
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Profile Evaluation for HBS 2+2 3 30 May 2012, 06:35
Profile Evaluation for HBS 2+2 2 24 May 2012, 03:26
HBS 2+2 Profile Evaluation 1 22 Jul 2011, 07:34
HBS 2+2 Profile Evaluation 2 14 Jul 2011, 10:39
Profile Evaluation for HBS 2+2 2 14 Jul 2011, 10:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by