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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2010, 21:48
shmandirwala wrote:
Hi Sameer!!!
I am still unclear about my chances...
I would dearly want to get into UT,Austin...
You said that I have one more year to improve on my GMAT score.but I can't see possibility of my retaking GMAT as I want to start MBA from September-2011.
I have not yet booked a date for TOEFL....
Please comment!!!!


Shyamal sir,

I had read the following comment from your original post - 'I am interested in applying for next year.'

Plus considering you've got age/time on your side, I assumed you were going to start your applications next year. If that's not the case, then pick a few (not too many) schools for R2 and apply.

How many schools have you applied to so far?
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2010, 23:14
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I am currently in product management and plan to stay in prod management only immediately after MBA. Do you see this inconsistent?

Nope. No inconsistency if you put it that way. It was just getting a little convoluted on this thread. Like I mentioned in the last response. Make sure that clarity comes across in the apps.

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Please let me know about my chances in top programs...(your rough take though its not that straight forward )

Just to make spread cheer during the festive season, I'm tempted to say yes, you have a good chance (with all the disclaimers from the earlier two posts).

But considering we have some open ends dangling out there, could we come back to this question when you get your GMAT score?

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BTw, WW is world wide :)

Thanks. I was trying to put some variations (like Waka waka) in there that didn't help.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2010, 21:45
Hi,
I have shortlisted a List of Universities , but i am not really sure whether these universities would suit my profile. I would need some help to suggest whether these are fine or should apply to some other universities. A brief about my profile is:
GMAT Score:690
TOEFL Score:109
Work Exp: approx 3 years in IT organisation
BE Aggregate: 70%

The Univ shortlisted by me were:
uni of colorado boulder
uni of miami
tulane University
Uni of Missouri Columbia
san jose state uni

i am looking forward to MBA in IT, and good universities where funding could be an option and good campus opportunites.
Any help would be highly appreciated
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 27 Dec 2010, 00:22
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Why you should re-evaluate your Round 2 MBA application strategy
As the dust settles from the Round 1 MBA application rounds, there’s good news for some and there’s additional work to be done for the others. A few questions that applicants ask: Is it worthwhile applying to Round 2? Or am I doomed coz I didn’t make it through in Round 1? What should my MBA application strategy be? Read more...


We had posted this on our blog earlier. At a time when the disappointment and frustration of not being successful in the first round forces many to go into a shell, one of the candidates (Thanks, Satya) was considerate enough to share his honest views and offer some advice on the topic for the benefit of others who are in a similar situation.

If you have been planning quick fixes to your application strategy, do check out the fifth comment on this post before you take a knee-jerk reaction.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2010, 10:07
Dear Sir/Madam,
I'd appreciate it if you would acquaint me with the universities in US as per the details mentioned in my profile as follows:

10th grade-80.40%-SSC
12th grade-58%-HSC
Graduation in bachelor of computer Science -B.C.S-68.5%-Pune University

Thus i have completed 15years of education and for the 16th year of my education i am currently pursuing a 1 year post graduate diploma in Finance from Symbiosis International University.It is basically a weekend course however in the final degree it will not be mentioned as a part time course. However i would like to know if this course will be beneficial in fulfilling the requirement of a 15+ 1 year education.simultaneously i am also pursuing a post graduate diploma in banking and finance awarded by the university of Pune.

Considering my profile i'd appreciate it if you could provide me with the best colleges in the Us pertaining to an MBA degree in Finance / marketing/Entrepreneurship/MS courses in Marketing,Investement Management,Entrepreneurship or Corporate Finance.
i would also like to inform you that i do not have any work experience, but i can make arrangements for providing a part time work experience certificate of 3 years.
i would also acknowledge if you could send me additional information with regards to other courses i could take up in order to enable me harness my potential towards entrepreneurship
I gave my GMAT on 21st of November.Unfortunately, I got a score of 600/800.Maths 82% Verbal 35%.AWA scores are yet to come.I would like to know how good are the state universities in the US. For example State University of Ohio,California,Arizona etc.Also suggest me some good MBA Finance colleges in the US wherein I would be eligible.Also, as I mentioned before I have completed 15 years of my education and currently pursuing a post-graduate diploma in finance awarded by Symbiosis International University and Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance awarded by Pune University.I have hereby attached the course curriculum.So I would also like to know if these courses or one of these courses would be considered as my 16th year of education wherever necessary.Also, I have started my own business. I have started a firm in partnership.We provide financial consultancy wherein we deal with equity,mutual funds,commodities,NSDL services,Tax Consultancy,Real Estate Broking.In addition to this we also provide graphics,corporate branding, and IT solutions.We are also looking forward to start project funding.I would also like to know if I can show this as my one year experience.And how much good will this be if I mention it in my CV or SOP's.Hence,considering the above criteria kindly suggest me some good colleges and guide me through the process of admissions.
Also, I am planning to apply to UCI Paul Merage SOB,USC Marshall SOB,Ohio state University,Carnegie Mellon Tepper SOB,University of Texas at Austin(McCombs),University Of California Davis SOB.Can I get into any of these schools considering my above mentioned profile?How about going for a MS Finance program in investment mgmt or corporate finance and later doing an MBA.Please help me out as i am very confused about everything and deadlines are coming very near.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2010, 23:42
Hi MBA Crystal Ball ,
Thanks for offering an introduction to your services !

My profile in short
Male , Indian
GMAT 740 (49Q/44V), 6.0 AWA
UG : BAchelor of Computer Engineering , 3.4/4 GPA
Work experience:Will have 6 years of experience when I plan to start my MBA
IBM 3yrs - Technology consulting and Service in India
Rated among Top 5% in IBM for last 3 years
4 Patent applications,few publications and customer facing experience
TCS - 1 year
EC:Working for a NGO for community schools to help deploy computer labs

Goal : After MBA, plan to work in Management/Strategy Consulting.

Based on my research, schools such as Booth , Columbia , Kellogg seem a Stretch goal to get an Admit, but without a scholarship.

However, I am not in a position to generate $ 120k ,required for these schools.
So I am searching for mid-ranked schools, which are a good balance of Brand + Scholarship where I can complete the MBA in approx $60k.

Question 1. I have shortlisted Emory - Goizueta as one of the target schools, which has a good probability of scholarship.
Could you please suggest any other schools with the Brand+Scholarship balance, which are known for Consulting ?

Question 2.
I have still 1.5 years before I apply.Could you please suggest how I could strengthen my profile, to move my Career towards a Consulting path ?
in terms of changing profile @ work or taking up EC activities.

Question 3 :
Does MBA Crystal Ball provide face to face consulting in Pune ?

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2011, 01:08
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Hi Sameer,
it would be really great if you can evaluate my profile.

GMAT : 700 (Q50, V35, AWA 5.0)
Nationality: Indian
I have no plans to take GMAT again.

Work Experience:
Duration: 3 years by May 2011
Assistant Manager in R & D Division of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., India's largest automobile company
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Education:
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Production and Industrial Engineering, Aggregate score: 70/100
from Delhi College of Engineering, one of the premiere engineering colleges in India.
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Choice of B-Schools:
I am looking for a program that is a mix of case based and experimental learning. I don't find lecture based teaching to be appealing. I guess a general management program will be right fit for my career aspirations.
I have already applied to ISB and Haas.
Planning to apply to Ross, Kellogs and Darden in R2.


You've got done your homework well sir. Usually schools use a mix of case-studies, lectures, group assignments. Harvard and Darden are the strongest when it comes to case-study based teaching. Case studies have their limitations just like the other options. So you might be better off experiencing a mix of pedagogies and teaching styles.

naish wrote:
Questions:
Am I sensible in my choice of B-schools? What else would you suggest?
Any comments on how can I make my application stronger, because I don't have strong leadership experience in my current organization?


Yup, good choice, in the Practical-Stretch range. 1-2 Practical schools would've been nice. But fikar not, if you've put in strong apps.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2011, 01:31
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Hi,
I have shortlisted a List of Universities , but i am not really sure whether these universities would suit my profile. I would need some help to suggest whether these are fine or should apply to some other universities. A brief about my profile is:
GMAT Score:690
TOEFL Score:109
Work Exp: approx 3 years in IT organisation
BE Aggregate: 70%

The Univ shortlisted by me were:
uni of colorado boulder
uni of miami
tulane University
Uni of Missouri Columbia
san jose state uni

i am looking forward to MBA in IT, and good universities where funding could be an option and good campus opportunites.
Any help would be highly appreciated


Hi Kratika,

I see that our good friend, Arun (aka pyschodementia and the founder of Crackverbal) has already addressed many of your queries on another thread. He's been in this business for several years, so he knows what he's talking about.

If you have any additional queries, do let us know.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2011, 00:45
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2011, 14:52
Hi Sameer,

Here's my profile. Could you please let me know your thoughts on the target schools that I can shoot for. I am concerned abt my GMAT and dont want to re-take it

GMAT - 680 (Q48, V35) :cry:
Acads - BE: GPA 8.3/10 from a leading college in India
X/XII - 81% /70%
Indian, Mlae Age - 32
Work Ex - 8.3 Years in HealthCare IT for a major IT Co. in India (4years in US and 4.3 in India).
Role - Associate Manager - Projects
Career Progress - 4 promotions till date
Achievements at work -
Created new business opportunities worth $3.2 Mi
Achieved 14 % productivity improvement for teams under me as opposed to an organizational target of 11%
Proposed and implemented cost reduction initiatives that lead to a total savings of $450,000 p.a. for the client
Have always been rated within the top 15% of my peers
Received numerous awards for excellence in performance - e.g. was awarded the "Best Boss"
Am currently leading an account wide initiative of reducing costs - target to achieve is a savings of $x Mi

ExtraCurriculars - Was a professional sportsman in India (volleyball) for 2 years (post XII) didnt do great stuff just represented my state in various tournaments
Founder of a club that helps promote sports as a career for the deserving
College volleyball captain for 3 years

Course - MBA in Consulting

Schools - NYU Stern, Fuqua, Notre Dame (safe - safe), Cornell (safe), Columbia

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2011, 22:29
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Dear Sir/Madam,
I'd appreciate it if you would acquaint me with the universities in US as per the details mentioned in my profile as follows:

10th grade-80.40%-SSC
12th grade-58%-HSC
Graduation in bachelor of computer Science -B.C.S-68.5%-Pune University
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Please help me out as i am very confused about everything and deadlines are coming very near.
Thanking you in anticipation,
Regards,
Tushar Nangnure

Tushar Nangnure saheb, Sankrantichya belated shubhecchya!

tusharnangnure wrote:
Dear Sir/Madam,

Not sure why, but for a minute, I thought this post was addressed to Bobby Darling.

tusharnangnure wrote:
Thus i have completed 15years of education and for the 16th year of my education i am currently pursuing a 1 year post graduate diploma in Finance from Symbiosis International University.It is basically a weekend course however in the final degree it will not be mentioned as a part time course. However i would like to know if this course will be beneficial in fulfilling the requirement of a 15+ 1 year education.

I don't think this would qualify as 16 years of full-time education, specially considering the the PG from Symbiosis is a weekend course (very different, in fact, even from a part-time course). Don't try to veil the courses just to show them as MBA pre-requisites. That strategy could backfire in the long-run. Be honest and upfront in your applications. I would suggest checking with the univs that you are interested in, before you apply. If schools see you as a strong candidate, you might get a positive response (waiver!) from some of these schools. And that brings me to the next point about what will make you a strong candidate.

tusharnangnure wrote:
i would also like to inform you that i do not have any work experience, but i can make arrangements for providing a part time work experience certificate of 3 years.
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Also, I am planning to apply to UCI Paul Merage SOB,USC Marshall SOB,Ohio state University,Carnegie Mellon Tepper SOB,University of Texas at Austin(McCombs),University Of California Davis SOB.Can I get into any of these schools considering my above mentioned profile?

For these schools, having a basic amount of real-world professional experience is very important. There are some state schools that would take you in with no experience as well. But I wouldn't recommend that. You've already spent a lot of time in gaining qualifications and degrees. Now is the time to balance it out with some hard-core work-ex. US jaanyachi ghaai karoo nakaa.

tusharnangnure wrote:
Please help me out as i am very confused about everything and deadlines are coming very near.

My take on this. Don't apply this year. Take some time to find out more about the schools you are targetting. Find out what they are looking for in prospective candidates. And then take a call.

tusharnangnure wrote:
I have started a firm in partnership.We provide financial consultancy wherein we deal with equity,mutual funds,commodities,NSDL services,Tax Consultancy,Real Estate Broking.In addition to this we also provide graphics,corporate branding, and IT solutions.We are also looking forward to start project funding.

I like this part. Spend some more time in structuring and growing this initiative. It'll serve you much more than all your qualifications put together.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2011, 10:46
Hello,

Could you please evaluate my profile based on the following information:

1.) Education

Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - 71% Aggregate - India
PG Diploma - Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Systems Management - Pass - University of Manchester - UK

2.) Work Experience

2.5 years by now - 4/5 years at the time of matriculation.
Family Business - Working as General Manager - started my stint in inventory management - took some good effective initiatives - implemented Inventory Management Techniques such as ABC Analysis, Economic Order Quantity estimation for about 5000 parts in the inventory - estimated the operation cost of the warehouse with these techniques - marginally reduced the operative costs to about 60% of before.
took charge as a plant manager to set up a building material (aggregate) manufacturing plant in a village with my team of 20 people and further hired contractors and labor on my own - successfully set up the plant which is now in a running condition already - formed a joint venture with a company from Malaysia to supply them the material on a consistent basis - liaison with the project manager of that company on a daily basis to resolve day to day issues (transportation, financial etc) - reported directly to the Chairman of my company.

Now, I am promoted as a General Manager of the company and into setting up of a sponge iron plant of 200 Tonnes per day capacity - the company has also proposed a 10 MW power plant in the future for which I will be the incharge again - I am right now looking after its civil construction and assisting the labor and the contractors hired by me few months ago - trying to handle the project professionally with the help of tools like Microsoft Project, ERP, Excel Spreadsheets.

Company's employee strength -- 400

Have formed a charity organization which funds the education of our employees' children - motivate them to perform good in their academics in order to avail these benefits - have provided 3 lacs INR till now - this helps our employees too - they feel quite secured and consequently they get motivated to work hard.

Can write good essays demonstrating my leadership and management potential.

GMAT - yet to take! will target 720+ !

Please evaluate my profile based on the information given above.

Thanks

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2011, 19:55
Hey, impressive profile. Find my comments in line:

Hi Sameer,

Here's my profile. Could you please let me know your thoughts on the target schools that I can shoot for. I am concerned abt my GMAT and dont want to re-take it

Any particular reasons you want to avoid a re-take? Was this your first attempt? Considering your target list and the fact that you are in a competitive pool, it is much safer to be on the other side of 700!

GMAT - 680 (Q48, V35) :cry:
Acads - BE: GPA 8.3/10 from a leading college in India
X/XII - 81% /70%
Indian, Mlae Age - 32
Work Ex - 8.3 Years in HealthCare IT for a major IT Co. in India (4years in US and 4.3 in India).
Role - Associate Manager - Projects
Career Progress - 4 promotions till date
Achievements at work -
Created new business opportunities worth $3.2 Mi
Achieved 14 % productivity improvement for teams under me as opposed to an organizational target of 11%

Difficult to say whether this is impressive. If you can translate this into a $ number, maybe much more interesting to look at.
Proposed and implemented cost reduction initiatives that lead to a total savings of $450,000 p.a. for the client
Have always been rated within the top 15% of my peers
Received numerous awards for excellence in performance - e.g. was awarded the "Best Boss"
Again, much more impactful if you can quantify this in some way. For instance, if you can say only 2 guys get this among 1000, then we're talking.
Am currently leading an account wide initiative of reducing costs - target to achieve is a savings of $x Mi

ExtraCurriculars - Was a professional sportsman in India (volleyball) for 2 years (post XII) didnt do great stuff just represented my state in various tournaments
Even participation helps, trust me not many of us around are athletically inclined
Founder of a club that helps promote sports as a career for the deserving
College volleyball captain for 3 years

Course - MBA in Consulting
You'll have a tough time finding a school that offers this, unless one of the big consults have started their own venture :) . Unlike marketing or finance, consulting is not a "single" stream. It is in many ways, a milieu of all the streams - and hence the attraction towards it as well

Schools - NYU Stern, Fuqua, Notre Dame (safe - safe), Cornell (safe), Columbia

In summary, though you've got a pretty impressive profile, but I would strongly recommend that you think about your GMAT.
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 16 Jan 2011, 20:37
Thanks a ton for the response. My primary reason for not taking GMAT again is time constraints.
The score that i have now is from 2007 when i had more time :) The 680 was my seond attempt taken just after a month or so without much planning. I took it because i knew that i was much better in verbal than my score represented. My first score was 650 (51Q,25V)
I am also looking at the possibility of EMBA if my profile fits in (columbia sturday, sunday)program). I know that i have reached a plateau in my career and need a catalyst from here on to reach where I want to in 5 years. I understand that my apps would be very different for the 2 programs (mba/emba) and believe i can articulate the need for an mba effectively. Is 680 not competetive for both the programs? Or rather should i consider only the mba and not the emba based on what i have.
Clarifications to my profile:
The productivioty improvement caused a coast savings of $6.3 mi
The award was among a group of 40 leads and managers

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 20:04
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The question pops up on various forums frequently and there are two categories of guys who want to know. The first set are a few months away from application deadlines and have recently realized that their competitors look and sound better on paper than they do. This is the ‘uski kameez meri kameez se safed kaise’ syndrome. … Read entire article »
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 22:09
Hi MBA Crystal Ball team,
Could you please help with my profile evaluation?
Many thanks.

MrUnderhill wrote:
Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 3:38 pm
Hi MBA Crystal Ball ,
Thanks for offering an introduction to your services !

My profile in short
Male , Indian
GMAT 740 (49Q/44V), 6.0 AWA
UG : BAchelor of Computer Engineering , 3.4/4 GPA
Work experience:Will have 6 years of experience when I plan to start my MBA
IBM 3yrs - Technology consulting and Service in India
Rated among Top 5% in IBM for last 3 years
4 Patent applications,few publications and customer facing experience
TCS - 1 year
EC:Working for a NGO for community schools to help deploy computer labs

Goal : After MBA, plan to work in Management/Strategy Consulting.

Based on my research, schools such as Booth , Columbia , Kellogg seem a Stretch goal to get an Admit, but without a scholarship.

However, I am not in a position to generate $ 120k ,required for these schools.
So I am searching for mid-ranked schools, which are a good balance of Brand + Scholarship where I can complete the MBA in approx $60k.

Question 1. I have shortlisted Emory - Goizueta as one of the target schools, which has a good probability of scholarship.
Could you please suggest any other schools with the Brand+Scholarship balance, which are known for Consulting ?

Question 2.
I have still 1.5 years before I apply.Could you please suggest how I could strengthen my profile, to move my Career towards a Consulting path ?
in terms of changing profile @ work or taking up EC activities.

Question 3 :
Does MBA Crystal Ball provide face to face consulting in Pune ?

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 19 Jan 2011, 22:44
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Thanks a ton for the response. My primary reason for not taking GMAT again is time constraints.
The score that i have now is from 2007 when i had more time :) The 680 was my seond attempt taken just after a month or so without much planning. I took it because i knew that i was much better in verbal than my score represented. My first score was 650 (51Q,25V)
I am also looking at the possibility of EMBA if my profile fits in (columbia sturday, sunday)program). I know that i have reached a plateau in my career and need a catalyst from here on to reach where I want to in 5 years. I understand that my apps would be very different for the 2 programs (mba/emba) and believe i can articulate the need for an mba effectively. Is 680 not competetive for both the programs? Or rather should i consider only the mba and not the emba based on what i have.
Clarifications to my profile:
The productivioty improvement caused a coast savings of $6.3 mi
The award was among a group of 40 leads and managers

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Well, it depends a lot on what you are looking at out of an MBA. And that ideally should dictate the choice between an EMBA and the normal one. An EMBA would usually be more useful if you want to use the MBA to grow / transition within your current organization. If you want to explore on a broader canvas, then a full blown MBA makes much more sense.

Thanks for the clarifications. The point is, you should think of conveying your story (as and when you do), in these terms rather than the ones you had :)

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2011, 10:06
Hi Crystal Ball,

Can you please help me shortlist some good schools for IT Consulting and/or Entrepreneurship. I'm open to both US and UK but have to start by fall this year. Here is my brief profile.

Indian / IT / 25 / Male
GMAT: 700 (QA 50, VA 34, AWA 4.5)
TOEFL: 109
Work Ex: 4 years by the time I join

Looking for Emory, Tippie, UIUC(Illinois), Rochester, Manchester and Imperial

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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2011, 04:30
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Hello,

Could you please evaluate my profile based on the following information:

1.) Education

Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - 71% Aggregate - India
PG Diploma - Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Systems Management - Pass - University of Manchester - UK

2.) Work Experience

2.5 years by now - 4/5 years at the time of matriculation.
Family Business - Working as General Manager - started my stint in inventory

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Please evaluate my profile based on the information given above.

Thanks

Chaitanya Bhansali


Hi Chaitanya,

Candidates from a family business background have some unique characteristics and your profile underlines some of those.

You've got a great deal of responsibility at an early stage. Most other guys would have to spend several years doing relatively basic activities before the company management decides to place greater trust in their capabilities. A General Manager designation in bigger companies would be conferred upon employees who've spent decades honing their skills in multiple areas.

The challenge here is that Adcoms need to be convinced that you've earned your stripes and shouldered additional responsibilities because you really had the potential and not just because of your blood relations with the founders of the organisation.

Use your unconventional background and the fact that you play a key role in a 400-strong company. If your GMAT you've targeted can be reached (when's the test?), more power to you. With a strong application that addresses the points listed above, you be in good shape to target the top 10-15 schools.

You haven't shared your post-MBA plans. Do you want to work in another company for a few years before you get back to your family business or do you want to jump right back in?
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Re: Ask MBA Crystal Ball - Indian Candidates [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2011, 05:30
Thanks Sameer!

I hope I'd be able to convince adcoms about my potential which I will be talking about in my essays.

I intend to work in strategy consulting position in a good consulting firm for 3-4 years before jumping back in my business and expand it on a global scale with the skills attained in the b school.

Thanks for your reply per se.

Chaitanya
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