Joined: 29 Jul 2013
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, General Management
GMAT 1: 620 Q49 V27
GMAT 2: 660 Q49 V31
WE: Web Design (Internet and New Media)
, given: 7
Profile Evaluation Indian 660(Q49 V31) [#permalink]
21 Oct 2013, 22:32
I am planning to apply for B schools in Fall 2014. But I am totally confused because of my low scores. Please help me to solve this confusion.
To start with, I am an Indian guy born in a Nanded, a city in Maharashtra state. Done schooling from 5 different schools due to fathers continuously shifting service oriented job. Majored in Electronics and telecommunication Engineering from University of Pune. I recently scored 660 (Q49 V31 IR5) on GMAT. It was my second attempt. In first attempt, a month ago, I scored 620 (Q49 V27 IR6 AWA 5). I have also given TOEFL (score 101).
-Engineering : 65% (approx 3.2 to 3.3 GPA)
-Ranked 1st in Information and Technology
Work Experience : (16 months professional experience + 5 Months Academic Project during graduation)
-Academic Project in Smartleaven Digital Systems pvt. ltd (Final year of graduation)
-R&D engineer in Smartleaven Digital Systems pvt. ltd (4 months)
-Web designer & developer in Konark Media solutions pvt. ltd (12 months - Present)
-My own Online Technology Magazine start-up with other 3 partners [www(dot)technomyte(dot)com](simultaneous with above two - 12 months)
Extra curricular :
-Final Year of graduation: Electronics and Telecommunication Department Head in Technical Festival 'M-Pulse 2012' (55-60 people team and 5 different events).
-Final Year of Graduation: Campus-Placements Coordinator (6 people team).
-Third Year of Graduation: Head of event 'SUDOKU' (Maths quiz) in Technical festival M-Pulse 2011(15 people team).
-Third Year of Graduation: Treasurer of Telecommunication and Electronics Students Association (TEESA) (8 people core management team)(1 year).
-Third Year of Graduation: Head of Social Activity Week: Blood donation camps, Pollution Under control camps, and Seminar on rural teaching and development.
-Second year of Graduation: Technical Section Head of college Magazine ‘Karmanya- Decade edition’(10-12 people team).
Guitarist, Disk-Jockey(Not professional).
I am interested in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Finance, and have so far shortlisted
some of these programs. I am planing to apply to the Round 2 (Dec-13/Jan-14)
1. University of Texas - Austin - McCombs
2. Duke University - Fuqua
3. Kenan-flager business school
4. Purdue University - Krannert school of Management
5. Smith school of business
6. Smeal school of business
7. Katz business school
I have following questions
1. Can I get admission to any of these programs?
2. Do you recommend any other programs for my Profile?
3. Is 2 months time sufficient to write essays and all application requisite for these schools?
4. How should I start preparing for Essay (Resources)?
5. Need more information about financial support (Scholarship/Fellowship/Loan).
I request you to please reply. Thank you.