Please evaluate my profile...
GMAT 1: 600 (Q:49,V:22)
GMAT 2: 620 (Q:48,V:27)
GMAT 3: 580 (Q:50,V:18)
After giving 3 attempts, I could not think of re-taking GMAT anymore
Work Experience:-44 months by the time I join.
Working in Infosys Ltd.
Promotion: Recruited as Systems Engineer Trainee. Promoted to Systems Engineer and now working as a Senior Systems Engineer.
Working in Banking & Capital Markets Division for client Bank of America.
Academics:- Bachelor in Engineering in Electronics & Telecomm.
2nd topper in final year and awarded gold medal
Studied French for 8 years during school.
Extra Curricular Activity:-
Active member of my college IEEE student branch. Served as the Secretary of my college IEEE branch.
Organized various events in my college such as paper presentation.
Awarded Lt. Governor award for my work in Scouts & Guides in 2001.
I feel GMAT score will be an overall low point in my application
One key point: I won't be looking for a job post-MBA in US, as I have to return back to my country due to family constraints.
Can you please suggest some schools.
Thanks in Advance..Really appreciate your time and effort.
You have quite a good GPA and a remarkable profile. A low GMAT score can certainly be offset by submitting a good essay and working hard on your application and interviews. Most schools see a combination of all these things to grant an admission
As per your GMAT Score University of Georgia (Terry), Purdue University and Thunderbird are among the top US B Schools where you can apply. Apart from these there are few B Schools like Manchester and Cass are among top UK B Schools where you can apply. There are many more but the mentioned list comprises of a few good ones in the US & UK that you should definitely target.
It is highly advisable in your case to focus on your application evaluation essays. This is where you can demonstrate your leadership qualities, achievements, professional vision and other abilities. A well presented and perfectly written essay is absolutely critical to make a strong case for yourself during the final interview and more so when you have an average GMAT scores.
It is highly recommended to seek assistance from professional consultants for guidance who can more closely review your situation and provide you with a list of B Schools where you would have chances of converting your application to admission. You should also get your essays reviewed from them before sending it along with your application to better your prospects.
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