With application deadlines coming up and anxiety settling in, I figured I'd try and get an outside perspective on my applications to:
-LSE MSc Finance
-Imperial MSc Finance
Econ Major - 3.7 GPA from a Turkish target (if there is such a thing), High Honors
Coursework: Heavy on quantitative business/finance. Plenty of statistics/econometrics/calculus/algebra but nothing too advanced like stochastic processes / real analysis.
GMAT: 730 - 49Q, 41V, 5.5 AWA 5IR (had a lower one cancelled with 50Q and 8IR, bad choice?)
- MBB consulting internship
- FP&A at a commercial bank internship
- Public Sector Research & Analysis internship
- Accounting & Finance internship at an Industrials firm
- TA for a MATLAB course
- Econ professsor with whom I did applied research that made it to the national press
- MBB mentor, pretty solid from what I've been told
- Finance professor with Ivy PhD, Shot in the dark but probably good
- Founding chair of my country's first (short-lived) student managed investment fund
- Analyst at another student-managed investment fund during exchange semester
- Managerial roles at two clubs
- Multiple time Model UN winner
So, what's the verdict?
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