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Profile Evaluation and college suggestion [#permalink]
22 Jun 2013, 04:57
GMAT Score : 740 (49Q 41V) Educational Qualification : B. Tech IIT kharagpur (7.56/10) CFA charterholder (passed all three levels of CFA)
Extracurricular: Founder member of Technology General Championship in IIT kharagpur Member of national Sports organisation Hockey Participated and won various prizes in Dumb Charades, Dramatics. Editor Hall Magazine IIT Kharagpur Active member of NGO prabudha Bharat Group
Professional : 4 years of trading experience of Fixed Income futures(US, Europe) in Proprietery Trading firm Futures First. 2.5 years of experience of managing Business Analysis Team Automated Trading of the same company Futures First
Career goal: Investment Banking, Private Equity, Financial Consultancy
I want to know name of colleges, where I have decent chance (top 20 in the world) Please suggest me best colleges for someone similar to my experience and career goal (Read Finance)
I'm missing a wee bit of detail to give you the FULL treatment, but basically things look pretty good - you have the good grades from the right school, with the more than right GMAT, and an excellent employer. There's still plenty of stuff I don't yet know about (detail about work, volunteer experience, leadership), and things will depend on that too.
I think top 20 is reasonable for you (like I said from the info I wrote here), although I would definitely urge you to choose one to two "Safe" schools outside the top 20 that fit your needs. I would say that your aim should be the schools that place in finance and/or are in/near NYC. Soooo Columbia, NYU, Johnson, Booth, Haas (they place well in West Coast finance), maybe UNC to start with.
But I should also write that almost all business schools place a lot of people in finance, so if you have any other schools that you really like feel free to run them by me.
I hope this helps you get started off dude, and if you got aaaaaanythign else, just drop a line, _________________
Check out this awesome article about Anderson on Poets Quants, http://poetsandquants.com/2015/01/02/uclas-anderson-school-morphs-into-a-friendly-tech-hub/ . Anderson is a great place! Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I...