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Profile evaluation: Low GPA

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New post 08 Jun 2013, 09:29
27/M/African American with CPA

Currently I am a senior at a Big 4 in audit in Chicago and have regularly gotten high ratings. I am also heavily involved with firm events such as intramural sports, volunteering, and on campus recruiting

GMAT: 730

Northern Illinois University: 3.2/4.0 GPA with 3.9/4.0 in major (3.2 is a result of premed classes at different school while playing college football, A's in nearly all finance and accounting classes)

Started online network/forum for accounting and finance career advancement and help (site makes significant profit also). I started tutoring services for kids needing help with accounting (all free) and volunteer with inner city kids helping one get to and through college.

Any top 25 but specifically Ross, Farqua, Stern, Booth, Kelley would be great (#1 is Ross) and looking to apply R1 2014

I want to use the MBA as a career change into a consulting role with the long term goal of starting a hands on charity helping inner city kids get motivated for college.

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In my experience, an African American applicant with a 700+ GMAT, a CPA designation and a clear vision for his or her future can pretty much write their own ticket. GPA is not an issue--3.2 is fine and 3.9 in major says it all. Coupled with your GMAT and you are more than fine. Far fewer African Americans apply to b-school than there is demand for, so this makes you a valuable applicant soley based on your cultural diversity. The fact you have top credentials to boot will make you competitive at any school you decide fits. Certainly this includes every school on your list. The key will be in packaging yourself well for the adcoms in your application and casting a clear and compelling vision for your future. Let us know if we can help.
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