Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 12 Jul 2014, 11:39

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Profile Evaluation Request

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 16 Mar 2013
Posts: 9
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 7

GMAT ToolKit User
Profile Evaluation Request [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 21:03
My Profile:

Age: 32 yrs 9 months;
Qualification: BA.LL.B (Hons.); MBA (Marketing);
Current Industry: Banking / Wealth Management;
Years of experience: 6 years with MNC banks in India across various locations.

1) Brief description of your full-time work experience. What do you do?

Financial Services / Team Handling / Business Development at Standard Chartered Bank, India with over 6 years experience. Have worked with organisations like Citibank in the past. Currently, I am handling a team of 4 Relationship Managers and I am responsible for the growth of assets under management of my branch office.

2) Your GMAT.

GMAT score: 650. Break-up: AWA- 4.5; IR- 6; Verbal- 28; and Quant- 49.

3) College info:

College Details:
- NUJS, Kolkata, 2005. Degree: B.A.LL.B. (Major: Corporate Laws) CGPA: 2.4 out of 7
- ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad, 2007. Degree : MBA (Major: Marketing). CGPA: 7.2 out of 10


4) Significant college and post-college extra-curricular activities or community service, especially leadership experience.

In Law School, during my graduation:
- I have been a Student Editor of our Law School journal in 2004-05.
- I have over 5 publications in various leading Law journals in India.
- I have been a research scholar, leading a team, working on a UNDP and Govt. of India project on Drafting of Economic Offences Code, 2004.
- Represented India at Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition at Washington DC in 2002.

During my MBA:
- Research Associate at ICFAI Business School, Case Development Center, Hyderabad in 2006-07.
- Have authored a business case, which subsequently got published in 2006.

5) Important certifications like CFA, CPA, FSA, or CA.

None.

6) Your target programs.

INSEAD; IE Spain; IMD Switzerland; Rotman- University of Toronto; ISB, Hyderabad.

7) When you plan to apply? Please specify round and application cycle, for example R1 2013-14 or R3 2012-13.

R1 2013-2014

8) Your post-MBA goal.

Given a choice, I would like to work as a strategy consultant for a reputed consultancy firm. Alternatively, I would like to leverage on my experience on financial services and work for a reputed bank with a global footprint. My preferred job location: USA, Canada, South Africa, Singapore, Australia, Dubai.

9) Additional Info

I am a good orator and extremely hard working. I am fluent in English, Hindi and Bengali.

Thank you in advance for your valuable advice
Kaplan Promo CodeKnewton GMAT Discount CodesVeritas Prep GMAT Discount Codes
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 30 Apr 2013
Posts: 22
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 12

Re: Profile Evaluation Request [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 22:16
Key Points:
1. Age: In line
2. Academics: The educational institutions that you have been in do not stand out and your GPA leaves a lot to be desired.
3. GMAT Score: 650 is ok for a Tier-2 institution, but not enough for the ones in your list (Insead, IE, IMD).
4. Work experience: Seems in line

Advise:
Your best bet from the list would be ISB.
Would suggest that you broaden your international list to include institutes from the 25-50 range.
Expert Post
Stacy Blackman Representative
User avatar
Joined: 03 Nov 2010
Posts: 1270
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Followers: 22

Kudos [?]: 58 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Profile Evaluation Request [#permalink] New post 15 May 2013, 18:06
Expert's post
Hi sbhghosh80,

Thanks for posting. Regarding your application, have you considered taking the GMAT test again? The reason is your highest score on the exam is self-reported on your application, so admissions teams will focus on your best score. There isn't a lot of harm in taking the test again, as your score is below the averages of many of the schools you are considering:

If you decide to take the test again, we have free GMAT advice here: http://www.stacyblackman.com/gmat-files/

We also provide free 30 minute phone consultations here: http://www.stacyblackman.com/contact/

Cheers,

Conrad and the Stacy Blackman Team
_________________

Interested in a free 30 minute consultation with the Stacy Blackman Team? Sign up here: http://stacyblackman.com/contact

Stacy Blackman | Stacy Blackman Consulting Inc | http://www.StacyBlackman.com | +1 323.934.3936
MBA blogger, US News and Author, The MBA Application Roadmap

    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Request for profile evaluation mst 2 29 Jan 2007, 19:12
Another profile evaluation request jside95 3 12 Jan 2007, 16:26
Request for Profile Evaluation ikaytas 1 12 Dec 2006, 07:55
Experts publish their posts in the topic Profile Evaluation Request Ethan 3 28 Apr 2006, 14:19
Experts publish their posts in the topic Profile Evaluation Request Ethan 4 28 Apr 2006, 14:17
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Profile Evaluation Request

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: StacyBlackman



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.