m7 MBA Chances

Hi! Long-time lurker, first post!

I am in my mid-20s and have been out of school for three years. I worked in Risk Consulting Advisory at one of the Big 4s(not deloitte) and was promoted to Senior Associate after my second year. I double-majored in Chinese and Business and left Big 4 to serve as Compliance Manager for a Chinese consulting company based in Beijing that went public in 2017.
I'm now planning to return to the U.S. to pursue an MBA. I am wondering what my chances are to be accepted into one of the M7 MBA programs.
- GMAT: Plan to take it in January (aim 730)
- High school valedictorian
- UGrad: Non-target public with honors degree
- Major: Double major (Business Administration, Chinese)
- GPA: 3.97
- White female. Domestic student.
Want to work for top consulting firms like MBB or break into PE.
Also, side question: What kind of experience should I highlight in my application? I have worked on many international projects starting in high school as an exchange student. Will this help my chances?


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Dec 18, 2017 - 10:51pm

with a high enough GMAT it's possible. from what i've seen/heard booth, kellogg, and cbs are the most generous

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Dec 18, 2017 - 3:31pm

A little too soon to tell given no GMAT, but assuming 730: solid.

Execution will matter.

Source: m7 alumnus and was a student admissions grader.

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Dec 18, 2017 - 5:09pm

Is risk consulting advisory the side of Big 4 that does reputational and sanctions due diligence, pre-transaction intelligence/investigations, competes with Kroll/FTI/Control Risks etc?

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