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Requesting Profile Evaluation -3 Years Workex till date

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Requesting Profile Evaluation -3 Years Workex till date [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2013, 23:43
Hi I have scored 680 in GMAT with 49Q and 33V

Education:
1. B.Tech Electronics & Communication - Vellore Institiute of Technology, India (76%)
2. Certificate Course in Strategic Management - London School of Economics, UK (A Grade)
3. Certified Advance Financial Modeller - KPMG

WorkEx:
1. Worked for 1 year in a Defence Manufacturing Firm, handled a major Missile Launcher's technical designs
2. Working currently with KPMG - Management Consulting from 2011. Was one among 6 who got double promoted of 1600 people who got promoted, got 3 salary hikes in a span of 2 years. Started off with x salary in KPMG now earn 2.6x

In KPMG: Worked for Leading B Schools (In Canada & UK) to develop India entry strategy for them, worked on setup of various Education institutions etc.
Worked extensively in the Railway sector, Highways, Aviation & Ports. Carried out feasibility studies, Business process improvement, market assessment, Financial viability, etc for clients. Have mostly Government clients with a few private clients too all of whom are the leading players of their sectors.
One of the youngest employees to bring in new clients to the firm with a project worth over $200,000.

Publications:
Have 4 Publications
1. Published by the government
2. Published by IEEE (International Electronics Journal)
3. Published by IIM Calcutta
4. Published by an International Computers Journal

Extra Curriculars:
I am holding a leadership position in one of the prominent NGOs in Delhi. Have done extensive volunteering and fund raising activity.
have organized many events in college etc.

Awards:
Won an International Business Plan competition on Clean Energy/Water, in 2010
Paper adjudged as “The Best Paper of the International Conference" in IIM Calcutta

Internships:
I have done 5 internships during my B.Tech in different companies different sectors.

Kindly let me know if my Profile combined with my GMAT score stands any chance in some of the best B Schools in USA.
Also I plan to apply in ISB, please let me know if I have a fighting chance there.

Do I need to seriously consider retaking the GMAT to get a higher score?

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Re: Requesting Profile Evaluation -3 Years Workex till date [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2013, 03:37
Thank you for your posting.

Given the competitive demographic group that you are part of, I would recommend you re-take your GMAT score in order to be competitive to top USA programs as well as ISB (which our Admissions Director knows very well). Simply put, it is very much on the low side of admitted Indian students and places you at a significant competitive disadvantage.

If you do decide to apply to American programs with this GMAT, I would recommend that you look at schools like Rice, Rochester, Kelley, Emory and (possibly) UNC. if you can raise your score to above 700, the you can consider schools like Ross and Johnson.

Good luck.

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Re: Requesting Profile Evaluation -3 Years Workex till date   [#permalink] 22 Aug 2013, 03:37
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