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Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2012, 11:57
Hi ,
Appreciate if you can comment on my profile

Current Age - 29 yrs old Nationality : Indian
Educational Background: Chartered Accountant( ACA/CPA)- First attempt , ICWAI ( CIMA) - First attempt, Chartered Valuation Analyst (NACVA) and Chartered Management Accountant( IMA,USA). GPA of 3.5-3.7. 10th -76%, 12th 73% B.com 78% GMAT dec 2008 -610 and sept 2011 - 600

Work ExperienceI have 8 years of experience( plus 3 years Articleship with big 4 - PWC)) in Investment banking, Valuations and M&A. Have around 3 years of international experience and have worked in 28 countries in last 8 years across 4 continents.

Currently working with a Big 4 firm in India as Assistant Director- M&A and Valuations. Leading a team of 200 . Have led End -to-end valuations/business plans and market study for companies > $ 200 Million USD.

Achievements:
-Was selected amongst 50 Employees out of 100,000 to undergo the prestigious GE Finance Leadership Program.
- Undergone the leadership program of Shell Oil& Gas Company.
- I am also a certified assesor by CII ( confederation of indian industries).- Wall Street training in Financial Modeling & Valuations.

Extra curricular: .
-Part of ‘Citizen Journalist’ program of BBC during the General Elections in '09.
-Founded and operated a small coffee shop/canteen (with around 10 employees) during the college days and subsequently sold it to a larger chain of canteen.Started with an Initial Investment of Rs 8000( USD 200) and sold it at Rs 1,60,000( USD 4000) and used my share of money to fund my further education.
- Founded an Indian Community in Oman - Muscat oasis Indian community . Current membership stands at 350.

Community service

-worked with an NGO in India during the Tsunami in India in 2004. Visited Nagapatanam and was there for a month and helped rebuild the houses and village.
-Stated a group in our locality to help people understand the effective and efficient usage of water and helped in putting thru a rain water harvesting plant in the locality.
- Worked with an NGO- for the education and rehablitation of poor Arab children in Sur, Oman.

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Re: Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2012, 22:01
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sudhir18n wrote:
Hi ,
Appreciate if you can comment on my profile

Current Age - 29 yrs old Nationality : Indian
Educational Background: Chartered Accountant( ACA/CPA)- First attempt , ICWAI ( CIMA) - First attempt, Chartered Valuation Analyst (NACVA) and Chartered Management Accountant( IMA,USA). GPA of 3.5-3.7. 10th -76%, 12th 73% B.com 78% GMAT dec 2008 -610 and sept 2011 - 600

Work ExperienceI have 8 years of experience( plus 3 years Articleship with big 4 - PWC)) in Investment banking, Valuations and M&A. Have around 3 years of international experience and have worked in 28 countries in last 8 years across 4 continents.

Currently working with a Big 4 firm in India as Assistant Director- M&A and Valuations. Leading a team of 200 . Have led End -to-end valuations/business plans and market study for companies > $ 200 Million USD.

Achievements:
-Was selected amongst 50 Employees out of 100,000 to undergo the prestigious GE Finance Leadership Program.
- Undergone the leadership program of Shell Oil& Gas Company.
- I am also a certified assesor by CII ( confederation of indian industries).- Wall Street training in Financial Modeling & Valuations.

Extra curricular: .
-Part of ‘Citizen Journalist’ program of BBC during the General Elections in '09.
-Founded and operated a small coffee shop/canteen (with around 10 employees) during the college days and subsequently sold it to a larger chain of canteen.Started with an Initial Investment of Rs 8000( USD 200) and sold it at Rs 1,60,000( USD 4000) and used my share of money to fund my further education.
- Founded an Indian Community in Oman - Muscat oasis Indian community . Current membership stands at 350.

Community service

-worked with an NGO in India during the Tsunami in India in 2004. Visited Nagapatanam and was there for a month and helped rebuild the houses and village.
-Stated a group in our locality to help people understand the effective and efficient usage of water and helped in putting thru a rain water harvesting plant in the locality.
- Worked with an NGO- for the education and rehablitation of poor Arab children in Sur, Oman.

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Sudhir,

Are you going to be relying on the schools to get you a position with a US PE firm or investment bank? Or are you plan to use your network to obtain your post-MBA job?

Linda
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Re: Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2012, 03:49
Hi Linda,

Hi I would want to work in Asia.. Mostly India, Sgp or HK . I would like to get a placement from campus if not then I will do it on my own ..
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Re: Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2012, 18:46
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Hi Linda,

Hi I would want to work in Asia.. Mostly India, Sgp or HK . I would like to get a placement from campus if not then I will do it on my own ..


I asked because many U.S. investment banks use the GMAT as a screening tool. <700=no interview. I have no idea if that's true in Asia. I also understand that many PE shops don't use the GMAT as a screening tool.

Basically, and I don't think this will surprise you, your work experience, international exposure, and community service are very impressive. Highly competitive at any top program. However, your GMAT is not. It is a major obstacle. Consequently, you hard to assess or predict.

Am I correct that you do NOT want to retake the GMAT? I am not optimistic about your chances at ISB or HKUST with your current score, although the latter is more likely to accept you than ISB.

Best,
Linda
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Re: Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 10:49
Accepted.com wrote:
sudhir18n wrote:
Hi Linda,

Hi I would want to work in Asia.. Mostly India, Sgp or HK . I would like to get a placement from campus if not then I will do it on my own ..


I asked because many U.S. investment banks use the GMAT as a screening tool. <700=no interview. I have no idea if that's true in Asia. I also understand that many PE shops don't use the GMAT as a screening tool.

Basically, and I don't think this will surprise you, your work experience, international exposure, and community service are very impressive. Highly competitive at any top program. However, your GMAT is not. It is a major obstacle. Consequently, you hard to assess or predict.

Am I correct that you do NOT want to retake the GMAT? I am not optimistic about your chances at ISB or HKUST with your current score, although the latter is more likely to accept you than ISB.

Best,
Linda


Hi Linda

Iam accepted at ISB R1 .
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Re: Profile Evaluation - HKUST and ISB [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2013, 23:36
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Accepted.com wrote:
sudhir18n wrote:
Hi Linda,

Hi I would want to work in Asia.. Mostly India, Sgp or HK . I would like to get a placement from campus if not then I will do it on my own ..


I asked because many U.S. investment banks use the GMAT as a screening tool. <700=no interview. I have no idea if that's true in Asia. I also understand that many PE shops don't use the GMAT as a screening tool.

Basically, and I don't think this will surprise you, your work experience, international exposure, and community service are very impressive. Highly competitive at any top program. However, your GMAT is not. It is a major obstacle. Consequently, you hard to assess or predict.

Am I correct that you do NOT want to retake the GMAT? I am not optimistic about your chances at ISB or HKUST with your current score, although the latter is more likely to accept you than ISB.

Best,
Linda


Hi Linda

Iam accepted at ISB R1 .


That's fantastic! congratulations!
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