Nice profile – I like the combination of black hat hacker skills, entrepreneurship and tennis playing skills that any blueblood country club would love to have.
However, first things first – Northwestern's b-school is called Kellogg. "Kellogs" is more appropriate for a delicious breakfast treat in the form of flakes or loops.
Anyway, I digress. The main point here is that you are competitive at the schools that you list. I believe that with the right message, personal and professional, you will not have a problem getting a thorough review by any of these admissions committees. You definitely satisfy what I believe to be a critical component for any "Indian" applicant – that is, significant international work experience outside of your home country. Of course you went to school here, but your involvement in your local communities (yes, you can consider your local hacker contingent as a "community") tells me that you would fit in well at business school.
I do have a suggestion in order for me to make a definitive assessment of your applicability to each school in question – what on earth are your goals? Do you want to grow your entrepreneurial venture?
Can you please evaluate my profile.
Work ex: 3 Years by 2013 in a Semiconductor Company and Multiple internships. Lead a team of 3 Engineers on Multiple projects.
Masters in Computer Science: Texas A&M (3.6 GPA and Thesis in Network Security and AI)
Undergrad in Computer Engineering: NIT Surat (GPA 8.6/10 and 4th in class)
Winner at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon NYC May 2012 (1st Among 92 teams for a contest). Disrupt Hackathon being one of the largest Hackathons in US.
Winner of AT&T Hackathon (1st among 35 teams) March 2012
Third place and Finalist among the 75 teams in US at National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition 2009 and 2010 respectively.
Winner Southwest regionals of Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
Founder and Chair of a Chapter selected best in the world for recruitment among 500 chapters
Captain of City Tennis Team
Co-founder of a venture selected among the top 20 teams of 500 teams for an Internal Venture Fest competition. Received seed funding and worked with the Senior management of the company
One patent filed
Publicity Head for Child Rights and You while at Texas A&M
Actively involved in various volunteer activities at Texas A&M
I am targeting:
Thanks in Advance
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