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profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 08 Jun 2012, 05:17
hi
im planning to apply for the msc finance(full time ) at LSE ,msc finance and economics at said , oxford and MiM at LBS.
im in the senior year , pursuing civil engineering at Indian Institute of Technology ,Kanpur ,India(the top ranked technical institute in india)
my cgp is 9.7/10 (iit has relative grading system ).
gmat score: 760
i've been invoved in a number of extra-curricular activities..
i have a senior diploma (first class with distinction) in classical indian musical instrument tabla.
i was an elected member of the student senate(the student representative body of the university )
i was the senior finance executive of the annual technical festival of my college.
i was a student guide in my sophomore year
i have served as a volunteer at leading NGOs a number of times
i have also done an internship at a leading public sector company in india (engineering intern ).
i can speak four languages ...english, hindi ,maithili and little bit of german.
i was the vice president of the student council(the student body) in my high school.

please tell me if i stand a chance of getting a place in the above mentioned programmes.
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2012, 00:32
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robertlangdon wrote:
hi
im planning to apply for the msc finance(full time ) at LSE ,msc finance and economics at said , oxford and MiM at LBS.
im in the senior year , pursuing civil engineering at Indian Institute of Technology ,Kanpur ,India(the top ranked technical institute in india)
my cgp is 9.7/10 (iit has relative grading system ).
gmat score: 760
i've been invoved in a number of extra-curricular activities..
i have a senior diploma (first class with distinction) in classical indian musical instrument tabla.
i was an elected member of the student senate(the student representative body of the university )
i was the senior finance executive of the annual technical festival of my college.
i was a student guide in my sophomore year
i have served as a volunteer at leading NGOs a number of times
i have also done an internship at a leading public sector company in india (engineering intern ).
i can speak four languages ...english, hindi ,maithili and little bit of german.
i was the vice president of the student council(the student body) in my high school.

please tell me if i stand a chance of getting a place in the above mentioned programmes.

Yes, you appear to be a very strong candidate. The pre-experience MSc in Finance and MiM programs are aimed at exactly your age and experience and your scores are great. Good luck with your application and future career!
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2012, 00:50
thnx for replying
wht i forgot to mention in my previous post is tht i have Bs in a couple of maths courses. Im a little apprehensive about this . Does it seriosly affectt my chances of getting a place on the msc finance programmes mentioned above.
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2012, 05:17
Please evaluate my profile for MiM LBS and other similar BSchools in Europe:

Studying 5 year Integrated MSc in Chemistry from IIT Kharagpur, one of the best engineering colleges in India.
Current GPA(at the end of 4 yrs): 8.44
GMAT Score: 750
Can speak and write four languages: English, Hindi, Urdu and French(still learning)
A foreign intern(summer project) in Canada. 2 interns in India.
Involved in extensive Extra academic activities:
  • Governor(head) of the Literary Society of my college.
    In my capacity as literary head, i initiated and undertook many events of literary nature in our annual College Fest.
  • Central Team member of National Service Scheme of IIT Kharagpur. One of the 6 members working under the professor coordinator and handling a 1000+ strong student volunteers doing social work in and around our campus. Our team brought out an unprecedented 5 newsletters in an academic year.
  • Awarded a merit certificate as one of the best NSS volunteers in my second year.
  • Co-founded an organization called IITians For Youth(IFY). Managed workshops ranging from acquiring sponsorship to attaining media publicity in different cities of India like Patna, Jamshedpur, Hyderabad etc. and gave presentations in these workshops comprising of 500+ students each related to education and career options for students. Our workshops have been featured in more than 100 print and electronic media.
  • Our IFY team of 17 students of our college undertook a visit to the naxal(dubbed by the prime minister as the biggest internal security threat to India) affected regions of our state Bihar for 20 days in our summer vacation assessing the education scenario there and conducting small to medium level workshops in these villages motivating students and their teachers alike towards education. It was again extensively covered by the media and our efforts praised by one and all.
  • Captain of my School House in my senior year and vice captain at my junior year making me one of the 10 members of the student council of my school.
  • I like cartooning and graphic designand have designed many posters in my college for various purposes.
  • I am the member of the Quiz team of my hostel at college and have won a medal in our inter hostel championship.

Thanks! :)
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2012, 11:24
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robertlangdon wrote:
thnx for replying
wht i forgot to mention in my previous post is tht i have Bs in a couple of maths courses. Im a little apprehensive about this . Does it seriosly affectt my chances of getting a place on the msc finance programmes mentioned above.

MSc programs are more concerned with overall GPA and GMAT/GRE scores and Bs would not raise significant red flags. I would only worry if all math scores/grades were low.
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2012, 11:30
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amesolitaire wrote:
Please evaluate my profile for MiM LBS and other similar BSchools in Europe:

Studying 5 year Integrated MSc in Chemistry from IIT Kharagpur, one of the best engineering colleges in India.
Current GPA(at the end of 4 yrs): 8.44
GMAT Score: 750
Can speak and write four languages: English, Hindi, Urdu and French(still learning)
A foreign intern(summer project) in Canada. 2 interns in India.
Involved in extensive Extra academic activities:
  • Governor(head) of the Literary Society of my college.
    In my capacity as literary head, i initiated and undertook many events of literary nature in our annual College Fest.
  • Central Team member of National Service Scheme of IIT Kharagpur. One of the 6 members working under the professor coordinator and handling a 1000+ strong student volunteers doing social work in and around our campus. Our team brought out an unprecedented 5 newsletters in an academic year.
  • Awarded a merit certificate as one of the best NSS volunteers in my second year.
  • Co-founded an organization called IITians For Youth(IFY). Managed workshops ranging from acquiring sponsorship to attaining media publicity in different cities of India like Patna, Jamshedpur, Hyderabad etc. and gave presentations in these workshops comprising of 500+ students each related to education and career options for students. Our workshops have been featured in more than 100 print and electronic media.
  • Our IFY team of 17 students of our college undertook a visit to the naxal(dubbed by the prime minister as the biggest internal security threat to India) affected regions of our state Bihar for 20 days in our summer vacation assessing the education scenario there and conducting small to medium level workshops in these villages motivating students and their teachers alike towards education. It was again extensively covered by the media and our efforts praised by one and all.
  • Captain of my School House in my senior year and vice captain at my junior year making me one of the 10 members of the student council of my school.
  • I like cartooning and graphic designand have designed many posters in my college for various purposes.
  • I am the member of the Quiz team of my hostel at college and have won a medal in our inter hostel championship.

Thanks! :)

You seem like an active, high-performing candidate with an excellent chance of admission to pre-experience programs like LBS's MiM.
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 14 Jul 2012, 02:50
Thanks a ton!
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Re: profile evaluation for msc finance and MiM [#permalink] New post 16 Jul 2012, 04:24
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amesolitaire wrote:
Thanks a ton!

My pleasure!
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