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Senior Manager
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Concentration: General Management, Finance
GMAT 1: 680 Q50 V32
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Profile Evaluation please [#permalink] New post 14 May 2012, 21:08
Hello Stacy,
I would appreciate your input on my profile , my profile is as follows:

GMAT: 680 (Q50 V32), AWA (6.0)
Undergraduate Education : Mechanical Engineering, Top University in Asia
GPA: 2.5
Postgraduate Education : Mechanical Engineering, Top University in Asia, Gold Medalist
GPA: 3.95

Nationality: Indian
Age: 28

Work Experience: 7 years at matriculation (hopefully applying for Fall 2013) in new product introduction roles.
Current Work: GE Water Thailand. Involved in developing new products in the Water industry and government related projects in different sectors.

Job: I am a technical Lead at GE Water heading global team of experts.
Extra Curriculars: I was the captain of my university cricket team. I head several green initiatives in GE. I am business development officer in another NGO. I was on management committee of the school council. I play professional cricket as vice-captain in the Malaysian League.

Int'l Experience: Worked in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and United States.

Planning to work after MBA in product management preferrably in the Energy Sector and want to get an MBA from Top US business school.

Do you think I have a better shot at the LGO/MEM programs compared to the normal MBA?

Preferred list:
1. MIT
2. Wharton
2. Duke
3. Columbia
4. Darden
5. Tepper
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Senior Manager
Senior Manager
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Joined: 08 Jun 2010
Posts: 397
Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Finance
GMAT 1: 680 Q50 V32
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 59 [0], given: 13

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Re: Profile Evaluation please [#permalink] New post 07 Jun 2012, 18:09
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GMAT Date: 08-30-2012
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Re: Profile Evaluation please [#permalink] New post 07 Jun 2012, 19:12
mourinhogmat1 wrote:
Hello Stacy,
I would appreciate your input on my profile , my profile is as follows:

GMAT: 680 (Q50 V32), AWA (6.0)
Undergraduate Education : Mechanical Engineering, Top University in Asia
GPA: 2.5
Postgraduate Education : Mechanical Engineering, Top University in Asia, Gold Medalist
GPA: 3.95

Nationality: Indian
Age: 28

Work Experience: 7 years at matriculation (hopefully applying for Fall 2013) in new product introduction roles.
Current Work: GE Water Thailand. Involved in developing new products in the Water industry and government related projects in different sectors.

Job: I am a technical Lead at GE Water heading global team of experts.
Extra Curriculars: I was the captain of my university cricket team. I head several green initiatives in GE. I am business development officer in another NGO. I was on management committee of the school council. I play professional cricket as vice-captain in the Malaysian League.

Int'l Experience: Worked in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and United States.

Planning to work after MBA in product management preferrably in the Energy Sector and want to get an MBA from Top US business school.

Do you think I have a better shot at the LGO/MEM programs compared to the normal MBA?

Preferred list:
1. MIT
2. Wharton
2. Duke
3. Columbia
4. Darden
5. Tepper


Hey,

You have quite a bit of excellent experience..and the Gold Medal certainly does not hurt.

Your undergraduate GPA doesnt seem like the strongest however, your grad school proves you are academically ready. Also, it seems like it was so long ago from when you attended, it should not be a hindrance in my opinion anyways.

With your international experience, have you considered schools like INSEAD, etc?
You should not have a problem with most of the schools you listed...Wharton tends to be quantitatively based I believe...but you still seem like you would be a competitive applicant.

Good luck! Keep us updated!!
Senior Manager
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Joined: 08 Jun 2010
Posts: 397
Location: United States
Concentration: General Management, Finance
GMAT 1: 680 Q50 V32
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 59 [0], given: 13

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Re: Profile Evaluation please [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2012, 23:16
Hi,
I work for an American Company thus my interest in US schools. I wish to join back here post MBA. Also 2 year MBA have the internship options. A lot fo my friends told me about INSEAD but I feel insecure about a 8 months MBA. I keep this thought on the back of mind

A quick followup question:
If you hadn't seen my list of target schools, where would you recommend for me to apply in terms of stretch, target and backup.

Regards,
mourinhogmat1
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