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Profile Evaluation-Indian-Male-Telecom-4 yrs Exp [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2013, 05:37
Hi,

Could you please evaluate my profile for the top MBA programs? I am targeting for the year 2014.Thank you in advance.

Academics:

>Graduation-Bachelor in Engineering(Electronics & Communications)
> Grades - 77.69/100.
> Among top 10% of the batch. (Does one need to justify this, because then I don't have any certificate mentioning this explicitly?)
> GMAT-yet to take but getting an average of 730 in all mock tests(planning to take around September 15)
> 10th(CBSE)- 93.8%(topper in Mathematics and social science)(top 10% of batch)
> 12th(CBSE)- 86.60% (top 15% of batch)

Work Ex-

Duration- 3 year 8 months(all in same company)
>Presently I'm working Nokia solutions & networks(NSN)(telecom OEM) as a quality analyst for last 2 years on an internal product of NSN.
>Also worked in the same company as a Core engineer(~2 yrs). This involves maintaining the back-end infrastructure of a local telecom operator with up-time for >99%.

Key Achievement @ work-
> Awarded for work done on introduction of Mobile Number Portability(MNP) for a local telecom operator.
> As part of the MNP project I single handedly lead a team of 60 people.
>Was involved in setting up of demo setup of a NSN product which was extensively used by Sales executive to showcase the product @ Mobile world Congress(MWC)-It is a showcase event in telecom industry.
> Numerous other appreciation from higher management.

Extra-Curricular-
>I'm part of couple of local NGO's in the field of education.
>Have been part of organizing committee of College fests
>Represented School in Tennis
> Have completed a course in trekking. Been of many treks.

Post-MBA goal-

In short term- Would like to get into Telecom consulting role.
Long Term- Would like to setup an own company which would monetize the local skills and knowledge of tribal's in Western Ghats(India).



Could you please help me shortlist the schools. Ideally, Schools that I would like to target are top 15 US B-schools, ISB(India), LBS and INSEAD. At the same time,I want to be very practical while i apply to US/Canada MBA Schools. Please could you suggest a few safe and few target schools for me?
Also would like to know about the possibility of receiving scholarship?


Thanks & Regards,
Amit
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Re: Profile Evaluation-Indian-Male-Telecom-4 yrs Exp [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2013, 15:54
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Amit--scholarships are exceedingly rare for MBA programs unless you are in the very top of the heap and many US schools have restrictions on scholarships for US citizens only. Further, since there are literally thousands of applicants with a profile similar to yours, the b-schools do not find it necessary to use scholarships and fellowships to boost the application pool. They are getting plenty of applicants without it. SCholarships generallly go to under-represented groups to help schools diversify the class a bit. Sorry to share that bad news. As for schools where it sounds like you would be a good fit, check out UNC Keenan Flagler, Kelley, Vanderbilt (Owen) and Emory. These schools are in the top 25 and stay a bit more off the radar for international applicants
(exception may be UNC, but they accept a lot of Indian Applicants). Also, get that GMAT squared away. Often clients are surprised when their actual scores come in below their practice tests, but it happens all the time. hope this helps.
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