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December 4, 2018

Success Stories – Julian

  • Background:
    • Gender: Male
    • Ethnicity: African American
    • College: Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of NY
    • Employment: JP Morgan Senior Associate in Global Trade Export Finance
    • Future Career: Sovereign Advisor


  • Statistics (Are they competitive?):
    • GPA unweighted: 3.4
    • Job Evaluations: Excellent
    • GMAT: 720
  • Experience (Are they compelling?)
    • Employment * Senior Associate, Export Finance, JP Morgan London
    • * Analyst, Export Finance, New York
    • * $1.2 Billion purchase by United Arab Emirates
    • * $110 Million purchase of 3 Boeing aircraft by Italian government
    • $120 Million purchase aluminum smelter plant by Swill government


  • Extracurricular Activities: Traveled 39 countries, fluent in Japanese, strength training
  • Common Theme(s): Pre-Med, Clinical Research, Community service for ` children affected by AIDS


  • Industry: Consulting


  • Accepted: Columbia Business School – Early Decision


  • Attended: Columbia Business School


Julian graduated from Columbia College in New York, was academically and professionally competitive. He lost much of his writing after graduating college. Ivy Bound assisted Julian in communicating his true voice through his personal statement, just gaining admission to a top 10 business school.