My Profile is :
Nationality : Indian
Age : 29
Under grad major in Electronics and Comm. Engineering
GPA : 3.6
Grad : Masters in Computers Engineering from USA
GMAT : Yet to take. Target 700. else won't apply
6 yrs in a large Product based company in USA.
Hired as an intern, rose to technical lead in 4 years.
Helped opened the off shore office in India. Proven leadershp record. Can get impressive recs.
Hold couple of Project Management certiications.
State Level Table Tennis player in school days
Hobby: Travelling, social work. Member of AID-India organization.
Target B Schools : Top 10, INSEAD, OXFORD, CAMRIDGE JUDGE SCHOOL
MBA Goal: Strategy / General Management
You seem to have a solid (as in good) profile, but as you are probably aware it is rather a common one. So based only on the little I know about you I would say that you may be reaching a bit high with Insead but that Oxford and Cambridge may be doable with that 700+ GMAT. You have two key challenges: (1) giving them strong leadership stories in your essays and (2) locating and projecting the aspects of your personal story that will make you stand out among the many other talented Indian/male/engineering applicants.
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