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Joined: 17 Jul 2013
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GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GRE 1: Q166 V160
GPA: 3.74
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GPA: 3.74 out of 4 (in a relative grading system, top 5% of my class)

Undergrad from a top university in the country (2011)

Nationality: Pakistani

GRE Score: 326

GMAT: Currently preparing and targeting 730

Work Experience:
2011 to Present (3 Years):
First six months as Management Trainee at a large international soft drink company and received earlier-than-usual promotion.
Rest 2.5 years as Logistics Supervisor (Assistant Mgr Level) at the same company. Expecting a promotion to Manager Level these days.

Co-responsible for managing a budget of around 30 Million USD with six logistics execution teams across the country.

Community Service:

Initiated a social start-up, which was internationally recognized by my company as winner of a social initiative competition from a pool of various projects from ten countries. Currently involved in increasing the scale of the same project.

Volunteering for career counselling and soft-skill training of 9th grade kids in underprivileged areas for the past two years. These days, leading a group of 20 volunteers as school coordinator. I am the youngest school coordinator and also youngest of all the mentors I am leading (their median age is 30 years).

Other Relevant Information

First Generation university student from my family and came from an very underprivileged background and schooling

Extra curriculars
Standard university extracurriculars. Worked a couple of student societies, organized events, built external connections and raised sponsorships

Dream Schools
Top 10 Schools like Harvard, Wharton, Booth, Kellog and Stanford

Thanks for taking the time to read!

Assuming good execution on recommendation and application part, do I stand a chance at these schools? or should I focus on top 20 or second tier schools?
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New post 21 Jun 2014, 20:14
It's always a good idea to diversify your application pool and depending on the details of your post MBA plan, you could probably achieve it at a variety of top schools. Don't get hung up on the elite 3 - HBS, Stanford, Wharton. Having said that, you could indeed have a shot at these schools if you play your cards right. You have all the core profile characteristics to get their attention, although you are a little light on work experience vs. the average applicant. Assuming you get the promotion you seek, and log another year before matriculation, you will be right at 4 years and right in the sweet spot. Applying this year is a good idea and although international applications are expected to be high this year, being from Pakistan will be an advantage since its largely under-represented at most US schools. if you have the Hb1 visa, it will be a plus especially if you target working in the US at all. Demonstrating you have a clear post MBA plan to the schools and the ability to land a job will be critical. Employability is the number one flaw in international applications to US schools. Let us know if we can help.

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