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by islandgurl918 » Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:41 pm

I'm looking to gauge the realistic chances of getting acceptance into some of my target schools when I apply this year (2010). I would like to apply in round 1 and have listed below my work and volunteer experience, as well as important stats.

Graduated UC Berkeley with a degree in Mass Communications, GPA of 3.5
Worked for Nielsen Mobile-Production Associate (07-08)
LookSmart (Account Coordinator then Promoted to Account Manager of Western Region) (08-09)
Pandora Radio (Campaign Manager-Inside Sales) (09-Present)

GMAT: 580
Marketing Chair-Northern Ca Chapter of 85 Broads; I help to promote and market all our events, geared towards professional women in all industries.
Other stats: 24 year old Chinese-Fijian American, female

I would like to apply to these schools based on my campus visits and their various offerings and programs:

1) Kenan Flagler
2) Haas
3) Georgetown
4) George Washington
5) Duke
6) Smith (maryland)

Please advise!

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by Cindy Tokumitsu » Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:59 am

Your work background and academics are strong, and the experience is interesting. However, the relatively low GMAT makes most of those schools a significant reach, I believe. George Washington would be an on par-to-reach target, with Georgetown and Smith reasonable reaches.

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by islandgurl918 » Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:19 pm
Hi Cindy,

Thank you so much for responding. In considering my background and work experience, is there a GMAT score that would make me a better candidate for the reach schools?