GMAT : 700 (Q:48, V:39)
Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce; Chartered Accountant (similar to CPA(US))
10th grade: 92%
12th grade: 89%
3.5 years of apprenticeship, which was a part of Chartered Accountancy studies.(not accepted as full time work experience by many B Schools)
1 year : in a small private company in India, work profile was mainly core accounting,audit and taxation.
Post qualification as a Chartered Accountant(CA): Working with Cognizant Tech Solutions(CTS), for the third party client UBS(investment banking vertical). The journey has been good, with best employee award to my credit; also part of the "performance excellence" team, which innovates and streamlines various processes on the floor; gained wonderful insight into the European and American markets.(would complete 1 year in CTS by March 2013)
Co curricular activities: Active blogger, have started a forum to discuss issues and share updates relevant for the CA profession; have a portfolio of oil paintings; into community service.
Post MBA: wish to make a switch and enter the space of management consulting; get practical exposure on the same.
Preferred Locations: Asia, U.S, U.K (in the order of preference).
Applying for: 2013 intake.
Given my profile, could you please advise which b schools I should be applying for.
Consider Duke, Cornell Johnson, Darden, Yale, UCLA, and Ross.
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