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Profile Evaluation Request for Exec/Part-Time MBA [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2011, 11:51
Hi,
Could you please evaluate my profile? Here is my info:

1)I am a Software Engineer with 13 years of experience. My current role is project lead/technical lead in a medium size ($80 million)
company. I am leading a small team of 4 developers. Apart from lead role, my job involves hands on individual contribution as well.
My experience has been progressive and I am expecting promotion to engineering manager soon. My performance has been
excellent throughout and I am a key contributor in my present company working directly with CTO and VP.

2)GMAT - 710
3) 4 Yrs B.Tech from one of the most prestigious colleges of India - Indian Institute of Technology, CPI 8/10

4) Significant college and post-college extra-curricular activities or community service, especially leadership experience.
- Almost none
5) Important certifications like CFA, CPA, FSA, or CA.
- None
6) Your target programs. (looking for programs in Bay Area, Silicon Valley where I live)
- Executive MBA - Wharton/Berkeley-Columbia
- Evening (part-time) MBA - Berkeley
7) Your post-MBA goal.
- Fast track progress to Exec level within the same company or some bigger company in same industry

8) I should be able to get good recommendations from my CTO and VP. Also I should be able to get some form of sponsorship like one day off to attend classes.

My questions are:
1. Which programs are most suitable for me?
2. What are my chances at Wharton/Berkeley?
3. What can I do to maximize my chances?

I am planning to apply in 2nd round.

Thanks in advance,
davingmat
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Re: Profile Evaluation Request for Exec/Part-Time MBA [#permalink] New post 19 Sep 2011, 12:33
Executive MBA is much less competitive than full-time MBA. I think you have a decent profile to get into both of them. You haven't mentioned anything about your extra curricular/social activities. Most of the software engineers lack this element on their CV. Though it is very late, you can do something on that front, if possible.

Visit both these schools and attend a class. Talk to few alumni from these schools, and you will get to know more about post-mba possibilities.

Good luck!
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davingmat wrote:
Hi,
Could you please evaluate my profile? Here is my info:

1)I am a Software Engineer with 13 years of experience. My current role is project lead/technical lead in a medium size ($80 million)
company. I am leading a small team of 4 developers. Apart from lead role, my job involves hands on individual contribution as well.
My experience has been progressive and I am expecting promotion to engineering manager soon. My performance has been
excellent throughout and I am a key contributor in my present company working directly with CTO and VP.

2)GMAT - 710
3) 4 Yrs B.Tech from one of the most prestigious colleges of India - Indian Institute of Technology, CPI 8/10

4) Significant college and post-college extra-curricular activities or community service, especially leadership experience.
- Almost none
5) Important certifications like CFA, CPA, FSA, or CA.
- None
6) Your target programs. (looking for programs in Bay Area, Silicon Valley where I live)
- Executive MBA - Wharton/Berkeley-Columbia
- Evening (part-time) MBA - Berkeley
7) Your post-MBA goal.
- Fast track progress to Exec level within the same company or some bigger company in same industry

8) I should be able to get good recommendations from my CTO and VP. Also I should be able to get some form of sponsorship like one day off to attend classes.

My questions are:
1. Which programs are most suitable for me?
2. What are my chances at Wharton/Berkeley?
3. What can I do to maximize my chances?

I am planning to apply in 2nd round.

Thanks in advance,
davingmat
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Re: Profile Evaluation Request for Exec/Part-Time MBA [#permalink] New post 20 Sep 2011, 20:25
Thanks a lot interviewbay.

-davingmat
Re: Profile Evaluation Request for Exec/Part-Time MBA   [#permalink] 20 Sep 2011, 20:25
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