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November 17, 2023 9:42am ET
Applying: Columbia, Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan, Stanford GSB, U. Chicago Booth, UPenn / Wharton
Intake Year: 2024
Pre-MBA Career: Tech
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Family Business Companies: Bain , BCG , McKinsey
GMAT: 730
GPA: 3.7
Years of Work Experience: 3.8
Location: South Africa
Post MBA Location: US

Looking for some feedback on my profile for HSW and other M7 MBA programs. Would obviously love HSW, and would like to know if my GMAT/profile is sufficient.

25-year-old white male from South Africa. Will have just under 4 y WE by matriculation.

**Work Experience:**

*Tech Firm - Rotational Program: 1 year as a Data Analyst, 6 months as a Product Owner, currently responsible for a new financial services department (6 months currently).
Financial Services Department: Currently responsible for a new financial product. We grew revenues from £50,000 to £2 million annually.


* NPO: Started an organization focused on animal welfare. We hold events and raise donations.
* Tourism Startup: Set up a company that provides accommodation and transportation solutions for tourists (don't make much money).


* Undergrad: Studied Industrial Engineering and finished top 10% of my class (point system is different from gpa).
* GMAT: 730
* Other Certifications: Completed CFA Level 1

**Post-MBA Goals:**
Short-Term: Transition into Management Consulting
Long-Term: Join my family's tech business


* Assisted in creating a finance course at my company.
* Some charity work, but not extensive.
*Ventures above

**Target Schools:** Mainly looking at HSW and rest of M7.

Would appreciate any advice or suggestions to improve my profile.