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Profile Evaluation Please Female 700 GMAT [#permalink] New post 04 Nov 2013, 14:04
Hello,

I kindly ask you to take a look at my profile and provide feedback on it.

Female, 23 yrs old (will be 24 yrs old by 2014 matriculation) from former USSR country in Caucasus Region.

GMAT 700 (Q49, V35), IR 6 (taken recently, essay score is not available yet)

Academics:

Bachelor‘s degree in Economics GPA 3.75/4.0 (From a top regional university, graduated in May 2010)

Distance learning - Master of Business Management GPA 3.6/4.0 (From the same top regional university, graduating in February 2014)


Work Experience:

Full Time, (October 2012-current) Business Analyst at a local Software development company that provides solutions for the tax management system of the country. Responsible for eliciting requirements using interviews, analyzing workflows, describing business processes and translating business requirements into high level functional specifications

Full Time, (October 2010-September 2012) Business Analyst/ SAGE ERP Accpac Certified Consultant/ Product owner at local software consulting and Development Company that is a back office of the U.A.E. based company. I developed business models per customer requirements, managed the performance of development and testing departments within the framework of a specific project, consulted foreign customers via webinars on the use of Sage ERP Accpac, made marketing presentations, trained new employees

Part time (Jan-May 2010), Full time (Jun-Sept 2010), Accounting Software Consultant at a local small company. Installed and implemented the program at a client’s site and provided further maintenance.

Full time, (2 months during summer 2009) Intern at SME DNC (Small Medium Entrepreneurship Development National Center). Examined and assessed different companies’ business plans, summed up the results of the examinations and made final recommendations.


ACHIEVEMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

ACCA qualification – levels completed- F1, F2, F3, F5, F9
Certified Sage ERP Accpac consultant for both financial and operational modules

Extracurricular:

I was very active at college during all 4 years there. I was the member of student council and the head of entertainment department and was responsible for organizing different cultural, spiritual and entertaining events. Elected by classmates, I was the head of the class/group for 3 years and represented my class during meetings with our faculty members.


Now I am looking forward to applying to one-year MBA in UK (considering Oxford Said and Cambridge Judge) to start in 2014 (will be around 24.5 yrs old by then).

What do you think are my chances at my target schools and what other schools (one year programs preferably) would you recommend me?

Thanks in advance for your time.
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From the information you’ve provided, I consider you to be a viable and competitive candidate for the programs you mention, Judge and Said. Your stats are fine. Your work experience is on the short side (this is the potential weakness), so in your essays highlight leadership, impact, and business exposure/involvement. Ensure the adcom will see that you bring as much to the table as a more experienced applicant.

Also I note the graduate business degree – if there is potential for the MBA to seem redundant (think about the courses that will appear in the transcript), be attentive to making a clear case for why you need the MBA.

For other one-year programs, I suggest looking at numerous European programs, e.g., IE, IESE, IMD.

You didn’t mention your goals; the above is all assuming appropriate and well-defined goals that follow on your experience.
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Re: Profile Evaluation Please Female 700 GMAT [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2013, 23:05
Thank you for your response.
I like your points, particularly the one regarding my degree in business management.
Well, I need MBA to be able to advance in my career and take the direction of the project management.
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