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Requesting Profile Evaluation -3 Years Workex till date [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2013, 23:44
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 18 Aug 2013, 17:32
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Hi there,

Well in terms of your professional experience, it sounds like you have a breadth of progression, accomplishments, and recognition, and it sounds based on the info you provided that you have a strong profile that would help you stand out from the large pool of Indian engineering applicants and would be competitive at top programs, yes, if you present it well across the application. The GMAT does seem low given the caliber of your experiences and much lower than other Indian engineering applicants? If it was your first/only time taking it, if you are able to you may want to do a little more prep and give it another shot just to make sure it doesn't lower your chances.

Good luck to you, keep us posted on q's and how things go!
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