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Candidate:

Mr. Chile Real Estate

About Me:

I have 8 years of experience, 3 managing my own team, and 2 in middle management. GPA might seem low but is from the best university in Chile and graduated in the top 11%. Sadly I have no extracurricular activities. I am looking to relocate to the US and chances of high scholarship.

Details:

Undergrad School: Universidad Católica de Chile

Undergrad Major: Business Administration

GPA: 3.02

GMAT: 740

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: None

Work History:

Title: Assistant Manager of Real Estate Business Development

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Top 10 Real Estate Company in Chile

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Head of Real Estate Business Development

Industry: Real Estate

Company: Top 10 Real Estate Company in Chile

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

Getting accepted to the best university in my country with a scholarship for the first year. Negotiated projects for USD 160Mn for my company with a mark-up of of 11% while making my team grow in size and affiliation to the company and each other.

Post MBA Goal:

Relocating to the US for a few years in a real estate company in the development or acquisitions department for multifamily projects, then taking back the new acquired knowledge back to Chile in order to boost productivity in my country.

Schools:

Target School: Chicago Booth

Status: Open

Considering: Yale, Stanford GSB, Rice Jones, UCLA Anderson

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    I agree with you: getting into your country’s best university is a big deal. The competition is tough and you met and exceeded it. And yes, you are right. Your GPA is low for Chicago Booth so you need to explain that at your university there was no grade inflation which is common in the U.S. and that you just barely missed graduating in the top 10% of your class. I think your 740 GMAT will more than offset any concern over your GPA, anyway. That’s better than the average and median at Booth. But you also face a number of other hurdles: Your older age, your work for companies that Booth will not know, and your lack of extras. Ultimately, I am sad to …

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