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Nationality: Singaporean Age:29 Work experience:7years GMAT: 620 (Q42, Verbal 33),taken twice- latest was yesterday, previously in 2008
BE, Mechanical & Production Engineering Undergrad GPA: 2.75 (NTU, Singapore) 2003 Masters in Precision Eng (part-time): GPA 4.1/5 (NTU, Singapore) 2007 Masters in Applied Finance (part-time): GPA 3.4/4.0 (Singapore MGMT Uni) CFA level 1 Passed
Work Ex: 5 years for Novellus Systems Inc. (Semiconductor Industry) : 2 years HW Service Engineer, 3 years- Senior Process engineer/Technical Sales Engineer (2 promotions in 5 years). Best employee award for 2/5 years. 2 technical Paper publications. Won Customer service award from client (Work location:split between US/SG)
2 years at SAS Institute Inc. as a Pre-Sales Risk & Advanced Analytics Consultant: Won best Staff Award 2010 - recently helped win a multi million dollar consulting deal with a bank. My work is very quantitative. Led a team of three.
EC: research team member for a transient workers community org. (last 2 years), represented University in cricket team for 4 years. Publications secretary for American society of Mechanical engineer during undergrad.
Preferred Post MBA field: Management/Financial Consulting Preferred MBA school location: US/CANADA
I am planning to apply for 4 schools - Rotman, UNC & 2 more (undecided). shooting for R2 deadlines for all schools with Rotman to go first.
I realize that my Gmat score is not good, but I feel the need to do a FT mba now because of a few factors - career at a stage where MBA will equip me & accelerate my move up, age (I feel i want I need a full time MBA to fully realize its potential and thus want to finish it before marriage), networking in North America to complement my Singapore networks to increase my professional options. FT because I feel the need to fully focus when assembling this last piece of my career platform jigsaw! I am looking for a consultant who can help me with the essay editing and most importantly guide me on the strengths of school programs I am suited to.
Thanks for your patience with my lengthy post.
Profile evaluation please
11 Oct 2010, 08:09