Mr. UNC Bound

About Me:

I worked full time during my undergrad degree while being an active member of 3 student organizations, having a leadership role in 2. Working full time and financing my own college required my undergrad to take 6 years. During undergrad, I had the opportunity to intern with a top firm. I was offered a full-time job, contingent on gaining my master’s.


Target School: Kenan-Flagler

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Cornell Johnson

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of North Texas

Undergrad Major: Supply Chain Management

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 680

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters of Science Accounting

School Name: University of Texas at Dallas

Extracurriculars: I volunteer for the Special Olympics

Work History:

Title: Tax Associate

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Audit Associate

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 4 mos

Big Life Wins:

Passing all four CPA exams on my first attempt.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to take my industry knowledge to a similar investment banking coverage group.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 75%

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 75%

    I really admire the fact that you worked full time during your undergrad years while still figuring out how to give back to the college community by being an active member of 3 student organizations and holding down leadership roles in two of them. And I also admire your tenacity in having to pay for college yourself yet still stick with it over a six-year grind. If you are working at a “top firm” in accounting, I am going to assume it’s one of the majors like PWC, EY, Deloitte or KPMG. That’s solid, too. I think you should get an interview with UNC and unless you totally blow it, you should get an admit, too.

    4 years ago

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