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🙄 advice:If I have a 3.70+ GPA from USC,a solid GMAT score,and 2-3 years of work experience in big 4 MC,do I still have a shot at HBS, Stanf, Whart MBA? Would the type of consulting impact my odds?

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You sound like you have a solid profile. Give it your all in your apps and leave the rest up to fate. Best of luck to you!

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FTFO

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Fight on!

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Fight On!

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Oh and Fight on! ✌🏼

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Would impact your odds for sure. But it's not impossible to get in. We have people leave to go to hbs/Wharton almost every year. Stanford is tougher (at least for us on east coast).

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You have to have something else. A side project, a passion, etc. that look good in the apps. Some start up or volunteering on a board would help (and can't just be three months from now)

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Add work outside of consulting with a strong sense of 'giving back to the community '. I know time can be a challenge but take leadership roles in impact day sort of things at work.

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KPMG Trojan to Trojan, my undergrad was 3.49, MBA is from Stern, you ought be fine

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By type of consulting, I mostly mean would strategy vs non-strategy work make a big diff given this profile? Strategy& vs PwC advisory? EY - Parthenon vs EY advisory? KPMG Strategy vs KPMG MC? Deloitte strategy vs Deloitte advisory/consulting?

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720+ for top 10 for American candidates . For Asian , try and be 20-30 points above school average.

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Consultant1 & anyone else who can answer: do you think the difference in firm rank makes that big an impact on admission given they also consider GPA, GMAT, school? For ex. The difference between KPMG advisory vs PwC advisory? Strategy& vs EY - Parthenon? Just asking about firm rank here not type of consulting.

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Lol I'm Asian. Damn

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Yup

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