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Joined: 15 Apr 2012
Posts: 4
Location: India
Concentration: Finance, General Management
GMAT 1: 680 Q49 V34
GPA: 3.4
WE: Engineering (Telecommunications)
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Profile Evaluation Request [#permalink] New post 22 Jan 2014, 09:47
Hi,

I am planning to apply for the 2015 cycle, preferably will submit applications in R1

Nationality: Indian
Gender: Male
GMAT: 680 (Q49 V34 IR 7 AWA 4.5)

First of all let me start with the academics.

Class 10th: 82.8%
Class 12th: 88.4%
College (Engineering- Electronics and communication) : 86.16%
At college I was part of the managing committee of the Annual fests and was responsible for organizing them.
Participated and won quite a few tech and quiz competitions.

Community Service :
I was part of the Teach India team ( Here we teach spoken English for employment to underprivileged people) which is a Times Group initiative. I taught for 2 hours a day, 4 days a week for 6 months along side my regular job.

Professional Experience:

Work Ex : 4 years as on the day of this post.
Domain : Telecommunication
Company : Major Telecom Giant
Roles and Responsibilities : Primarily includes delivering telecom solutions (mostly RF related) to customers
1) I am currently the team lead of my team.
2) I have an onsite (U.S) experience of 6 months where in I was directly in interaction with the customer and was responsible to manage and deliver telecom solution by coordinating with 2 teams( 1 located in Spain and another in India)
3) After joining the company I have undergone 1 promotion.
4) I am an all-round performer an was felicitated with couple of awards within the organization.

Post MBA I would like to move on to consultancy.

My target colleges are:
1) NUS
2) ISB
3) Tepper
4) NTU
5) Said
6) Esade
7) Georgetown
8) Cambridge
9) Rotman


Appreciate your help and thanks in advance.
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Re: Profile Evaluation Request [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2014, 07:55
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Your profile is good, although it reads a bit "typical" of other Indian applicants so make sure you work on differentiating yourself against someone else with similar work experience who also is involved in their community. You can make your story come alive with details and passion especially if you get into why you do the things you do. Many applicants fail to articulate the why and it's in the why where you find the stuff which will best resonate with the adcoms. Since you have so much time, you might consider improving your GMAT score--it's a great score right now but your application pool is very crowded and even though you have a reasonable list of target schools, it makes sense to get as high a score as you can since the GMAT is the only real apples to apples comparison the adcoms have. Another area of differentiation for you is with leadership and international experience. The "typical" Indian applicant does not have so much work experience outside of India, nor in the US, so speak to how this experience has shaped your perspective in the application.
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