Not everyone can say they're the lead vocalist of a band
That is great that you have an interest and presumably talent for music.
What about the MILR program interests you? If it is Cornell, then perhaps consider its MBA program also.
I would suggest you give some thoughts to your long term career goal if you haven't already, and also research post-MBA career options to find areas that interest you.
Other important elements that impact your candidacy are clarity of career objective, leadership capabilities/soft skills, and how well you present yourself in the essays.
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I seek an evaluation for my profile:
Background: Indian male, IT industry (I am expecting an indistinct 'tsch' in your head at this point
), 28 years
Professional Exp: 5 years of service in the IT industry. Career progression from an engineer to senior engineer to an analyst. Onsite experience of 2 years and a couple of big(read much-sought) client honors and awards.
Education: BTech from a fairly-decent Indian university with a 6.1/10 GPA. No frills here.
Extra Curricular: Founding member of college music society and the lead vocalist of the band. Decent share of winning LAN gaming tournaments.
GMAT: 670 (Q48/V35). Again, no frills here
Career Goals: Since I have worked for an insurance major in the past five years, I can relate to working in this field post my MBA.
I understand this is an average profile, specially given the demographics. I plan to apply in:
Competitive: McCombs, Kelley, Kenan Flagler, Olin, Fisher
Safe: Smeal, Krannert
I also intend to apply in the MILR program of Cornell, though I have no justifiable reasons why.
Kindly, give your honest feedback, or suggest accordingly
Christine Lin | Marvel Admissions
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