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Profile Review_GMAT 680+ (expected) [#permalink] New post 27 Oct 2010, 06:51

I would be taking the GMAT next week, and I am expecting to score between 680-720.

My query is regarding the selection of the 5 B-schools that need to be applied to during the GMAT. I was originally keen on an MBA from an institute in the Asian region (ISB, CEIBS, NUS, HKUST, NTU), but a consultant I met advised me against this, primarily because of my average acads and my limited budget (max. $55,000 for 2 years).

So, now I am planning to select ISB (still skeptical about my profile being good enough) as one of the 5 institutes and need to finalize the remaining 4 (from the US, as according to that consultant my chances of getting financial aid would be higher there). Here is my brief profile:

Acads (Pretty much average):
SSC - 77%, HSC - 65%, BBA - 65%, MCom - 50%, MA-I (Politics) - 42%

10 Months in Financial Services Marketing: Nothing much to write about.
29 months at A C Nielsen (Market Research) : Fairly Decent with 2 promotions in 2 years and other work achievements.

Participation in college fests. Event and Marketing Head for the College Festival. Nothing besides these.

1. Average to Below Average Acads.
2. Currently Not working (since, September 2010).

A few things for consideration:
1. Max I can afford to spend is $55,000 (including living costs): So, would need financial aid.
2. Immediately after the MBA I may want to come back to India: So internationally, the school should be reputed enough to get me a decent job here.

Based on the above can some1 recommend me a couple of good schools for Marketing / Strategy in the US.

Thanks in anticipation to all.

P.S: Don't think I am too lazy to do the ground work myself. Just that I am really crunched for time (GMAT next week) and I am getting a lot of contradictory views from advisors.

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Profile Review_GMAT 680+ (expected)   [#permalink] 27 Oct 2010, 06:51
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