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February 15, 2024 2:15am ET
Applying: Cornell / Johnson, Dartmouth / Tuck, Michigan / Ross, MIT Sloan, UCLA Anderson, USC / Marshall, UVA / Darden
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Big 4 Auditor
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Technology, Investment Banking Companies: Bain , BCG , Deloitte , Ernst & Young , McKinsey , Bank of America , Deutsche Bank , Goldman Sachs , JP Morgan , Merrill Lynch , Morgan Stanley , JP Morgan Chase , Amazon , Apple , Facebook , Google , Microsoft
GPA: 4.0
Years of Work Experience: 3
Post MBA Location: San Jose, California

- Goal for the MBA would be to pivot to a more strategic role that allows for growth making forward looking decisions.
- I want to avoid taking the GMAT if possible and wanted to see if my stats make me competitive for a top 25 program with an exam waiver.
- US citizen and Southeast Asian ethnically
- CPA by time of application
- I was class rank #1 for my department for my undergraduate (top 100 state school) with a perfect GPA (4.0/4.0 GPA)
- Had a full ride scholarship to a Master of Accounting program with emphasis in Data & Analytics. The program was at a top 5 accounting institution. Obtained a 3.79/4.0 GPA. The cohort was only 25 students and only admitted those with a sponsorship with corporate sponsorship.
- Foster a volunteering relationship between my firm and a nonprofit.
- Host local office trainings for new interns and associates.