brainsnack Posted October 2, 2012 Share Posted October 2, 2012 I would appreciate if you could possibly give me some feedback on what my chances are for getting into a Ph.D. program at a top tier school. I would like to apply to Ph.D. programs in Management (Science) at Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Kellog, Wharton, Columbia or other top tier schools. Stanford and MIT would be my top choices.I have a Bachelor of Science in Internation Business / General Management from a top tier German universityI have a GPA of 2.7-3.0 (we have a different grading scale, I tried to convert it to the US scale). There are no majors. It may be compared to a BBA. (I really hate to say this but my grades suffered a lot from the fact that someone in my family died. I know this does not count as an excuse, but I want you to understand that I'm not a lazy guy having unrealistic dreams)I have completed a lot of internships simultaneously to my studies (mostly in Investment Banking) In order to increase my chances, I continued with my studies and recently enrolled in a MS program:I will have MS in MGMT from the same German university (attempting to obtain a >3.3 GPA). The program is organized in three semesters.My goal is to spend the mandatory exchange semester (FT 2013) at one of the top US schools. I am about to apply by Nov this year.Additionally, I started to study (Public) Governance (MA) at an accredited distance universityCurrently working on a web start-upFurther, I have a applied for a position as research assistant (Corporate Governance & Economics) [*]I am certain that two well-known professors will provide me with good recommendation letters [*]I have already taken the TOEFL (110) and plan to do the GMAT (goal: 720) and GRE (goal: 99th percentile in the math part) asap [*]I also speak other languages (German - native, Spanish - advanced, French - intermediate, Chinese - beginner) What is your opinion? I would appreciate if you could give me serious feedback and provide me with recommendations in case you have some. Many thanks in advance! Best regards! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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