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Hi,


Age- 26, Indian Male

GMAT- 730 (Q 49, V 40, AWA 5)

Education:

Bachelors in Computer Science from a Decent Indian Engineering school (Non IIT), GPA- 8.05/10 ( top 10%). Graduated in 2011.

Experience:

3 months- Summer Internship in the Investment Banking division of a major US Investment Bank in Bangalore

2 Years- as an Analyst, Risk Management and Credit Derivatives in a major European Investment Bank in Mumbai.

Presently working in a leadership position, Risk Management for a Bulge Bracket US bank in Mumbai

Extra Curricular:

Member of the College Debating Society, Organisational and fund raising work in College. Some NGO work.

Post MBA Career Goal:

To work in Front End Investment Banking or Sales and Trading in a Bulge Bracket/ Midsize IB in the US. Not rigid about location.


Planning to apply in 2014. Will have 3 years of full time experience if I apply in Round 1 2014.


I have shortlisted the following schools based on some preliminary research-

Dream- Booth, Columbia

Stretch- Stern, Johnson, Fuqua, Yale SOM

Target- McCombs, Tepper, Kenan Flagler, UCLA

Safe- Georgetown


Does my target list seem reasonable based on my profile and experience? What else would you recommend for increasing my chances at the stretch and dream schools?

Thanks and Regards
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Re: Profile Evaluation 730 GMAT, Finance Work Ex [#permalink] New post 21 May 2014, 08:39
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Hi incub23,

Thanks for your post. Your numbers indicate that you have the intellect and focus to thrive in a top tier MBA program. Nothing about your story makes me think there is any reason why you cannot be admitted, but nothing stands out telling me why you should be admitted. All of the reasons why a top program would admit you are in the details of your work experience, personal experiences, personality, values and overall story.

I recommend you read this case study of an Indian engineer who was accepted into a top MBA program. It should provide insight for your candidacy: http://www.stacyblackman.com/client-stories/

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