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Profile Eval - GMAT 680, Female - media degree/6yrs workex

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Profile Eval - GMAT 680, Female - media degree/6yrs workex [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2012, 10:52
Hi Team,


I gave my GMAT last week and scored 680 (Q45, V38). I am an Indian female and looking at applying for the top 1 yr MBA programs across the globe for the class of 2014. With my profile and qualifications, what schools do you recommend? Also, specific tips on how I should position my application will be great!

EDUCATION
Graduation in Mass media and communication from Delhi University, India (2003-2006). CGPA: 6.1/10
Executive Program for Young Professionals - Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (Long distance 1yr executive program) 2007-2008

WORK EXPERIENCE

Have been working with Google India since 2006. In my 6 yrs of Google, I've been promoted thrice and have handled multiple roles within the Sales Team.

Currently, I am managing an annual revenue of 10+ Mn USD from a portfolio of 8 accounts. In my last 6 yrs, I've worked on multiple roles and projects enlisted below:
-3 months international assignment with the North America Business
- Creating a network of SMB agencies in India
- Piloting a new revenue management/portfolio planning structure for the entire org'n

I've received good ratings throughout my work.

EXTRA CURRICULAR
- Active member of the NGO club at Google
- Volunteered throughout college and work life at a personal level
- Active interest in Photography and film making

INTERESTS
E-commerce, Social Entrepreneurship, New Media and Digital marketing
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Re: Profile Eval - GMAT 680, Female - media degree/6yrs workex [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2012, 21:04
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Hello!

Thanks for sharing your profile. I think your work experience is very strong. Academically, your GMAT is average but your GPA seems low. In terms of extracurriculars/community, I don't see anything outstanding, but it sounds like you've remained active in these areas, so that is good. All in all, I think your professional experience is your biggest asset, so you want to highlight your leadership and success in that arena, while balancing with your extracurricular and community interests/activities.

I'd say you could target programs like Duke, Darden, NYU. You could also look at UCLA, maybe even try for Berkeley (this would be a reach). Overall though, I'd say you should target programs in the 10-25 range but be sure to have some safeties on your list (maybe something like USC) as well.

Good luck!
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Re: Profile Eval - GMAT 680, Female - media degree/6yrs workex [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2012, 21:08
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Hello!

Thanks for sharing your profile. I think your work experience is very strong. Academically, your GMAT is average but your GPA seems low. In terms of extracurriculars/community, I don't see anything outstanding, but it sounds like you've remained active in these areas, so that is good. All in all, I think your professional experience is your biggest asset, so you want to highlight your leadership and success in that arena, while balancing with your extracurricular and community interests/activities.

I'd say you could target programs like Duke, Darden, NYU. You could also look at UCLA, maybe even try for Berkeley (this would be a reach). Overall though, I'd say you should target programs in the 10-25 range but be sure to have some safeties on your list (maybe something like USC) as well.

Good luck!
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Thanks for your valuable advice, Mili. I am mostly looking at 1 yr programs like ISB, INSEAD and Kellogg. Do you think I stand a good chance in these schools? Also, should I be highlighting anything specific for these schools?

Most of the schools you recommended are 2 yr programs, and it'll be great if you can share feedback and suggestions with keeping the 3 schools above in mind.
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Re: Profile Eval - GMAT 680, Female - media degree/6yrs workex [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2012, 21:29
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Sorry about that!

I think INSEAD is a possibility - the challenge you have is your low GPA and slightly low GMAT score. Kellogg is a reach. ISB may be possible, but same challenges given your academic scores. Is there any chance/time for you to retake the GMAT and boost your score? That could help.

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