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Profile Evaluation (High GMAT Score) - US and Canada [#permalink]
29 Mar 2013, 00:03
I would like you to evaluate my profile and provide a brief feedback in terms of chances for an MBA program.
GMAT Score: 690, 770
Education: B.tech in Biotechnology from one of the leading engineering institutes in India. A GPA of 8.7 on a scale of 10
Work Experience: As of now, I have about 3 years of work experience. I have worked for 2 years with a business research firm in its Life Sciences vertical. I even got a promotion during my stint with the firm. Then I moved to a mobile value added services provider in its product division. There were three reasons for this shift: a) To gain cross-industry exposure b) To get a better leadership role (i was appointed as an assistant product manager) c) To get a hands-on experience of implementation
Extra-Curricular Activities: a) I started a dance club during my graduation and also participated in a lot of Inter-university dance competitions and won prizes b) I was member of the University dramatics and cultural society 3) I was member of an event organization team and took various initiatives during my stint with previous organization d) I have volunteered with an NGO
Achievements: a) Awarded meritorious scholarship during my graduation b) Awarded several recognition awards during my employment
Post-MBA goals: Leveraging my pre-MBA experiences (business research and product management) and business knowledge gained from MBA, I want to work with a management consulting firm. Though sector is not a concern, I would like to work in either Life Sciences or Telecom vertical.
My Questions: a) Looking at my profile, please let me know the kind of b-schools (US and Canada) that I should target (that are accessible and that help me achieve my post-MBA goal) b) I will arrange my fees either through a loan or scholarships. So please let me know some good b-schools in the US and Canada, where I stand a good chance, if any, of getting a scholarship or funding
Please let me know in case of any details or clarifications.