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Profile Evaluation Ms in Finance Canadian student

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Joined: 11 Aug 2016
Posts: 26
Location: Canada
Schools: LBS MiM"18 (A)
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GPA: 3.95
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New post 11 Aug 2016, 12:44

Gender: Male
Age: 21
Nationality: Canadian
Minority: No
GPA: 3.93/4.0
Degree: Economics and Finance
School (Undergraduate): Florida Southern College
Official GMAT Score: 710 (49Q 38V 8IR), English is not my native language
Languages: French, English, Spanish (conversational)

Internship: 2 four-month internships at an actuarial firm in Canada (Income projection, actuarial valuation for divorce, analyzed segregated funds for estate planning, etc…)

Extracurricular Activities:
-Captain of the varsity Men’s tennis team (One of the nation’s best D2 program).
-Vice-President of the Elite Board of Students (Top 5% students of the business school).
-Member of Phi Kappa Phi and Gamma Beta Sigma Honor Societies. -Participated in international tennis championships all around the world (North America, Africa, Asia, South America).
-Recipient of athletic and academic scholarship.

Desired Canadian Programs: University of Toronto (Financial Economics), Queens University (Ms in Finance)

Desired American Programs: MIT (Ms Finance), Vanderbilt (Ms Finance), Chicago (Mathematical Finance), UC Berkeley (Financial Engineering), Columbia (MS Financial Economics), Any other programs you would recommend applying?

Desired European Programs: Oxford Said (Ms Finance), LBS (Master Financial Analysis), LSE (Ms Finance and Private Equity or Ms Finance), HEC Paris (Ms Finance), Any other programs you would recommend?

I would like to work in IB, M&A or hedge funds my biggest dream being to eventually manage a hedge fund. Europe has always been a place I want to discover so I was thinking of maybe working there, do you think studying there would give me a better chance of finding a job over there?

I travelled a lot for tennis tournaments since becoming a professional player was my goal but I recently realized that only a very small proportion of players make enough money to live so I decided to go play college tennis in the US.

Let me know what you think of my profile and on when I should start applying to schools!
Kind Regards
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