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Profile evaluation required [#permalink] New post 28 Aug 2010, 03:47
Here is my background:
1. GMAT Score 680- Q49 V33
2. Always scored 75% or plus in graduation, 12th and 10th
3. 7 years of work experience in Investment Banking. Responsible for origination and execution of M&A deals. Currently leading team of 4 persons. I have team handling experience of 5 years. Have independently closed 2 deals and sourced more than 10 M&A deals for my department
4. Part of Leadership team at ICICI Bank, India
5. Indian Nationality.
6. Age 29 years
7. No extracirricular but have always excelled in job and got timely promotions
8. I can get strong recommendations from my boss and my clients
9. No exposure to community service but recently got associated with Grameen Foundation. Though yet to devote any personal time.

Goals post MBA:
- Private Equity
- strategy consulting

My top choice schools are: Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Insead, LBS.
I am worried that my gmat score is low in verbal and also overall score is below 700.
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Re: Profile evaluation required [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2010, 02:46
In terms of academics, this might be your weakness as you suggest. I'm not sure how good 75th percentile is, but you will be competing with plenty of Indians from IIT who scored in the top field of their class PLUS they will have a GMAT of 750 or so.

Despite your impressive work ex, this may make your target schools a long shot. Maybe throw in a less competitive school as well which can also help you get into strategy consulting (e.g. NYU, Tuck) not sure about PE though. But it's totally understandable that at this stage of your career you may only want to attend a top school or not do an MBA.
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