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Prior experience (yay or nay)

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Prior experience (yay or nay)

Post Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:40 am
Hi all,

Hopefully this is the right area to post.

I scored a 730 in my gmat, but won't be applying until next year. My work experience is 1 year internship at Big 4, then 3 years at the same company after graduation (advisory). I recently joined a large advisory company doing strategy, which I hate....I am thinking of going overseas to Australia from June/July 2018 before commencing an MBA in 2019. Have been promoted within Big 4, and a further promotion moving to the strategy position. Tons of extra curricular things, run own marketing business on side, board member on two large start-up communities in London.

Experience would then look like:
Big 4 (advisory): 2012-2013, Sept 2014-May 2017
Strategy: June 2017 - July 2018
6 month FTC - August 2018 - January 2019
6 month FTC - February 2019 - July 2019

MBA - Sept 2019

I'm worried the sudden jumping around will look bad on my application? Anyone agree/disagree?

Looking at Booth, Harvard, Columbia.

Thanks,
M

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Post Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:26 pm
Well, tbh, jumping around that much could be a problem.

Would it be possible to stick with your job two more months till end September so that you can get in your applications in R1 and then make your moves?
It'd probably make your life easier and your profile better.

Best

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