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Profile Evaluation- Mehul Sayani

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Joined: 03 Jul 2012
Posts: 139
GMAT 1: 710 Q50 V36
GPA: 3.9
WE: Programming (Computer Software)
Followers: 3

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Profile Evaluation- Mehul Sayani [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2012, 09:10
Can somebody evaluate my profile and help me with my admission process? Also, which colleges should I apply to. Is it possible to get into Harvard, Wharton or Oxford? Following are my details:-
Name- Mehul Sayani
GMAT score - 710
AWA- 5/6
IR- 5/8
Under Graduate score - 7.6/10
Pass out Year
Under Graduate College- VJTI (autonomous) Mumbai University
VJTI was ranked #22 by the India Today Best Engineering colleges 2012 and 32 by Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012. In rankings limited to private colleges it was ranked #7 by Mint Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges of 2009
High School (SSC)- 87.83%
Work Experience - 1.5 years in an IT company(received 2-3 appreciations from the client)
Plan to work till I join the university
In the college, Worked for various events and festivals.
Worked as the General Secretary of Sponsorship of National Level College Festival (Led a team of 7 ppl)
Worked as the General Secretary of Sponsorship for two other events in the under grad years.
Besides that, Won the second runners-up in dance competition in First and Fourth year and First prize in Second and Third year.
Won multiple competitions in school including district level Science quiz, participated in the project competition organized by National Organization "Indian National Science Congress"
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Re: Profile Evaluation- Mehul Sayani [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2012, 16:06
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These schools you are targeting get a ton of applicants from India, and frankly your profile is going to come across sounding like the average applicant. What you have left out of your profile is your leadership experience, which is very important to these schools as well as your post MBA vision, which will be critical to communicate in a mature way, particularly since you will be applying with below the average number of years work experience. Not saying you can't get attention, just bringing to mind that you will need to really assess why you think you deserve a seat more than the next applicant who may even have more impressive qualifications. HBS in particular does not discriminate against younger applicants, but you will need to have a very convincing case for how your experience will be valuable and accretive to the experience of your classmates.

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