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Joined: 31 Oct 2012
Posts: 52
Location: India
Concentration: Technology
GMAT 1: 700 Q50 V33
GPA: 3.8
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
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Profile Evaluation Pls! [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2013, 07:01
Please Evaluate my profile and suggest the best fits

Planning to apply for Fall 2014.

Please find my details below:

1. GMAT: 700 (Q50, V33). Awaiting AWA and IR scores. (1st attempt). Yet to give TOEFL

2. Academics :
10th - 84%
12th - 94%
B.tech in Computer Science(2009 Passout) - CGPA 8.3/10 (First Class with Distinction) from a good Indian University.

Extra Curricular Activities During B.tech:
I) Won First prize in Robotics in a National Technical Symposium.
II) Won First prize in Networking at a National Tech festival.
III) Won First prize in Web Designing for consecutive 2 years conducted by Association of Computer Engineers.
IV) Completed 3 Projects under Microsoft Student2Business Academic Program.
V) Apart from above, I have also organized many events.


3. Work Ex. :
I have been working for Wipro Technologies for the past 3 years(would be 4.5 by fall 2014).
Right from my joining, I have worked for big Telecom Clients namely Nokia and Qualcomm. And, I always worked at client locations.
- I have worked at Nokia HQ in Finland for 11 months. Apart from technical aspects, I assign tasks to 8 member Testing team, I host the daily Integrator's meeting where teams working on various modules participate from all over the world. I track their Issues and resolve them. Also, assisting offshore team when and where necessary.
- From the past 5 months, I have been working as a Automation consultant at Qualcomm location in India where I have automated many Manual activities performed by the Integrators.
- I also give technical training's to new members of the team.

4. Post-MBA :
Work as a business analyst initially and later move to a managerial role for telecom giants.

--- Hobbies: Cooking(a lot), playing indoor and outdoor games.
--- Actively organize various festivals in the colony by collecting funds and also the food I make would be served in those gatherings.

I am interested in Information Systems and Finance.

I have shortlisted few colleges namely CMU-tepper(Information Systems), Univ. of maryland - college park, Rice, Ohio State Univ and Vanderbilt Owen.

I want to know if the above universities are safe and if not in what areas do I need to improve during this 1 year time. Also suggest any other good universities that I can look into.

Thanks in Advance!
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Re: Profile Evaluation Pls! [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2013, 16:13
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I think your schools choices are good and certainly reasonable considering your profile, which looks strong. In particular, I like that you have a clear idea of what you want to do post MBA and how you past experience has been good preparation for it. Business schools like a good story, one that makes sense and yours does. Coupled with your GMAT, you should have a good shot at those schools with a thoughtfully crafted and error free application. The HB1 Visa would be a plus if you have it. I would also take a look at GA Tech considering your background and your post MBA goals.
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