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March 29, 2024 12:38am ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Columbia, Emory / Goizueta, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Northwestern / Kellogg, Stanford GSB, UCLA Anderson, UPenn / Wharton
Pre-MBA Career: SWE
Post-MBA Target Industry: Technology, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship
GMAT: 745
GPA: 3.76
Location: Atlanta, GA

- Asian, first-gen, international
- Junior at T25 applying to deferred programs next year
- 745 on GMAT FE, 3.76 gpa for now - might drop to 3.68
- Work Experience so far: 3 months as a product manager intern at a startup, 8 months as a business operations intern at a local company, 3 months as SWE intern at a large start-up
- Incoming SWE intern at a big digital bank and aiming for SWE at big tech post-grad

- Project lead in a consulting club for 1.5 years, treasurer at two student clubs for 3 years, some volunteering here and there
- Club soccer and some other sports
- Mentoring at my old high school (starting this year)

Post-MBA goals:
- Want to move towards strategy/ops, maybe vc? Want to stay within tech for sure and eventually want to do something entrepreneurial

Need a reality check on whether my list is realistic - and would love some feedback on what to work on for my app, thanks!