Thanks for reaching out to me. As an Indian applicant, you are going to want to retake the GMAT. As a nation/people, you guys are pretty good when it comes to acing the GMAT. So you have to keep up with the Jones' and the Patel's and get a score in the low 700's.
As far as evaluating your candidacy - can you give me a little more information on your post-MBA short and long-term goals?
I'll cut and paste a blurb here that I post for anyone who does not give me clear goals. I hope its not too didactic! As you know, the MBA is an education that will allow you to go from where you are today, to where you want to be in the future. It does this by providing you the skills, experience and relationships necessary for you to do so. This being said, I need to know about your background, as well as your future goals. You have provided me some baseline information about where you are today. However, in order for me to provide you with an assessment of what schools you may want to consider applying to, I need to know what your future goals are – both short and long-term. Please provide me this information and I will be glad to provide you some direction.
Thanks for the service that you have been extending to students at large. Shall be thankful if you could evaluate my profile.
Work Ex- 4.5 years at one of the worlds top 4 Steel industry in India in a Strategy related role.
GMAT - 690 ( Q 47 , V 38 )
CGPA - My univ uses the Percentage system. My Average is 68%.
Work Profile -
2010 Dec to 2012 October - Was working in the steel plant at the manufacturing unit as an Electrical Automation Engineer.
2012 Oct to Present - Working as Technical Assistant to the top most level executive at the company . Have been associated with the top level management and work on various areas including that of strategy and operations.
Extra Curricular -
1. An active Rotarian . Have been the secretary of the local Rotary Club and awarded with the Best Secretary in the zone award.
2. A Paul Haris Fellow of the Rotary Foundation.
3. Have organised various blood donation camps and other social activities at rural level.
4. Winner of the Squash Tournaments at the company for the consecutive two years.
5. Represented the state once in a National Level Squash Tournament.
6. Have headed the cultural committee while at college and have organised national level student events.
7. An environment Champion at work place. Its a title given to those who have contributed towards the environment conservation.
I shall be applying for Fall 2015 admits and shall be completing 4.5 Years of work ex by then. The B-schools that I have shortlisted as of now are
1.University of Texas, Austin - McCombs School of Business
2.University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School
3.Indiana University -Kelley School of Business
4.Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business
5.Emory University -Goizueta Business School
please advice me as to are these universities within my reach or not. Also,do you advice that I retake the GMAT?
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