Candidate:

Ms. Numbers

About Me:

Auditor with Big 4 in a hot market. Passion for analytics and problem-solving. Currently specialize in Industrial Products. **Aditional Commentary: One semester of Dean’s List, two abroad programs, went on an archaeological dig during college.

Schools:

Target School: London Business School

Considering: Harvard, Stanford GSB

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Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: Non-Ivy Top 10

Undergrad Major: Economics

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 730

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Accounting, CPA

School Name: University of Texas at Austin

Extracurriculars: Chairman of Alumni group subcommittee in my city

Work History:

Title: Audit Staff

Industry: Accounting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

FP&A or supply chain strategy at an industrial goods company.

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    You are a really solid candidate, and you are aiming high with London being your first choice and then Harvard and Stanford. Yet, your post-MBA goals suggest to me that you would be just as happy at many other less competitive business schools. Landing a job as a financial planning & analysis manager or in global supply chain management is something you can do from a lot of really great schools with doors that are much more open than they are at H and S, especially. Your raw stats are all in line, even if your GPA is slightly below the H and S averages. But you also bring a master’s in accounting with you from a great school–UT-Austin–and your work experience plus the CPA …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 42%

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    Hello from mbaMission; this is Michael. Even a top program should feel that you have the quantitative ability to succeed in the classroom, because of your GMAT score (which is right at the average of schools like LBS and HBS), and your at-the-average GPA. In addition, schools will be impressed with your Masters in Accounting, which is of course highly quantitative. Having worked in the Big 4 myself, I know that working in Audit can be viewed favorably. However, your work experience is a bit light, given that the average years of experience upon matriculation is closer to five to years. So you will have to show the admissions committee that your work experience, such as your impact and leadership experience, is comparable to many applicants ...
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