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Please evaluate my profile- IIT applicant- Singapore based [#permalink]
15 Oct 2013, 22:19
Please help me evaluate my profile.
Indian applicant, Male, Age : 24 years. Worked 14 months in Mumbai and 15 months in Singapore.
Work description: I am working as a consultant for a treasury and risk consulting financial services firm. I am based out of Singapore and have been working here for the past 15 months. The firm is small (~35 people today), so have had opportunities to lead projects/teams in my current role. The role is primarily client facing, involves sound knowledge of financial products and liaising with the clients/teams from our side.
Work Experience: 29 months, should be 38 months by August of 2014
GMAT: 730 (50Q, 39V, 5.5 AWA, 8 IR)
College: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. B.Tech (Honours) CGPA - 7.7/10
Achievements/ Extra Currics:
- Internship at GE (John F Welch Technology Center) and awarded a Pre Placement Offer in their Engineering division - FRM Charter. Candidate for CFA Level 2 in June 2014 - Marketing and Sponsorship co-ordinator at the second largest social and cultural college fest in India. Raised 9.5 million INR - Represented school (IIT) in televised prime time event - One of the very few people from my state Jammu & Kashmir to ever go to an IIT - Taught underprivileged kids elementary maths for a few months. - Represented state in quizzing and debate competitions at the national level. - Top 0.1 % of the candidates in Chemistry (12th grade) and awarded Certificate of Merit.
Target programs: Booth Columbia NYU Stern LBS Kellogg Sloan
Please let me know if I should consider some other schools as well.
When do I want to apply: Round 2
Post MBA goal: Financial services, in firms like IFC or an investment fund focused on development initiatives.