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Profile Evaluation needed please [#permalink] New post 13 Dec 2012, 09:20
Hi,

I request you to please evaluate my profile.

Male, Indian
Age: 25

Acads:
Xth CBSE 85%
XIIth CBSE 90.4%
Economics (H) from SRCC 65%

GMAT: 710 (Q50, V35) AWA - 4

Total work experience: 54 months

Senior Derivatives Trader : Responsibilities include proprietary trading in Commodity and Currency Derivatives in both domestic and international exchanges including CME, NYMEX, LME, MCX, MCX-SX.
Responsible for handling a portfolio of 100 million INR.
Responsible for Risk Management of my portfolio using Market Risk Analysis tools such as Stress Testing, Scenario Analysis, VaR etc.
Use Fundamental and Technical analysis and Bloomberg, Reuters and Future Source. And use Option Pricing models for arbitrage in FX Derivatives.
Only trader selected from a group of 125 traders to help two professional risk managers in setting up the risk management department at my organisation.
Trained and managed a team of 12 derivative traders.

Professional Certifications :
1- Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
2- CFA Level 3 candidate

Extra curriculars:
1- Memeber of Economics Society and Placement Cell of college.
2- Started publishing a magazine in my 2nd year at college.
3- I am an avid PC gamer. Participating in national level gaming competitions held by Reliance Webworld, Intel, EA Games, ESWC and ICGC for the past 8 years. Finished in top 10 in 2008, 2010 and 2011.
4- Member of a Cycling Club. Currently it has 6 members. We meet twice a month and visit new places in Delhi.

Post MBA goals:
Want to be a Wealth Manager.

Target Schools - NUS, INSEAD, HKUST, HEC, LBS

Thanks for your time.
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Re: Profile Evaluation needed please [#permalink] New post 24 Dec 2012, 06:00
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You should have a decent shot at these schools with your profile assuming you submit a compelling application that is well written and error free. I like that you have considerable experience in a field that direcly relates to your post MBA goal. THis kind of story makes it easy to swallow for the adcom since you have proven credentials and background to find sucess in your chosen field. Also, your story is different from the average Indian applicant's which will help you stand out. CFA is a plus too, since helping classmates is an area in which you can potentially shine, specifically in the finance classes.
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