Student Case

Profile evaluation and recent job change

Hi Julie, I’d recommend a bump on the GMAT.
Both quant scores are low and your verbal is fairly low – and not competitive – among your HYP fellow applicants.
It helps that you can possible show a more technically proficient side with data science ..."

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Tips for Applicants

Test tip

"I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed". –Michael Jordan

To do list.

" Whether you carefully plan every task in a Getting Things Done list or scribble reminders to yourself on the back of an envelope, your goal is the same: You've got stuff that needs doing and you're trying to get yourself organized enough to do it. With a task management system that works for you, you'll get more done with less frustration, fewer missed deadlines, and greater overall work satisfaction. That's something you should rely upon."

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Application tip

Want a totally oddball way to get your reader's attention, consider talking about your opposite job.

Courtesy of the New York Time, the list of opposite jobs is based on the skills and tasks required for each job. Using a continuum for the knowledge-based aspects and the physical aspects of the jobs they have captured the essence of distinct opposite jobs. The job aspects are tabulated by the Labor Department.

financial analyst <=> model

Funny enough, I've had students who were both so ...

Story telling.

"How does your family keep track of the stories of previous generations?
If your family has a way of passing down the stories, I'd love to hear
about it. -Kate"
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