You have good acads, GPA and a decent GMAT score. You can write about team headship, challenges you’ve faced and lesson you’ve learnt in your application essays and demonstrate achievements at workplace and other aptitudes during final interviews. Having aid this, you can target some realistic b-schools like: Tuck, Duke, Kellogg, Ross, Emory, McDonough, INSEAD-Singapore and ISB. You can try your chances in b-schools by clicking http://www.general-ed.com/chances-of-bschool
I would suggest you to target early cycle/round to strengthen your chances of scholarships. The scholarships chances depend on how well you’ve framed application essays and demonstrated the above mentioned skills.
Let me know in case of other queries you might have. You can PM your details to discuss profile in detail or selection of b-schools.
This is my Profile Info:
Xth Std : 85% ; XIIth Std : 94%
UnderGrad: B.E. - Mechanical - 8.63/10 (CGPA) - Studied in one of the top ten colleges in India
GMAT : 700
Workex: 33 months ( till date)
Domain: Operations & Supply Chain mgmt
Company: A global fortune 50 company and the world's largest manufacturers of Mining and Construction equipment.
Job description: Part of the flagship career development program, a three year on-job leadership development program with yearly rotation in Operation, Manufacturing Engg and Supply Chain Management. A highly cross functional work experience. Has been in leadership position during my first rotation supervising a team of 30 members. Involved in capital investment projects worth $500,000 during my second rotation and is currently working in SCM.
EC: Above average
1.Aiming to apply in 2014 cycle for 6-7 schools preferably US and India and would like to specialize in Operations or SCM. Kindly suggest 3 schools each in the three bands (dream,reach & safe).
2.Targeting scholarship(Tuition waivers) - should I improve my GMAT score or should I concentrate more on the essays? Also kindly suggest few schools were the chances of my profile getting a scholarship is better.
Thanks in advance
GMAT - 740: Work Ex - 9 years: MBA - HEC,Paris (Top European B - School)
Grad - Top 20 College in Asia