I have been a serial peruser of the forums here and I need your perspective - with honesty- and possibly hope
So here is my story and stats :
Age : 28
Nationality : One of the 100 billion Indians.
Hometown/Childhood/Schooling : Dubai , UAE
UG institution : Virginia Tech
UG major : Industrial and Systems Engineering.
UG GPA : ready for this? 2.48....( silence of the lambs...)
Why so low ?
No excuses - Had a blast in college.
Took extra classes from UCLA extension :
Business stats : B+
Mathematics for Management : A+
Alternate transcript gpa from these 2 courses : 3.65.
WE: 5.5 Years
Job: Consultant in the telecom industry- mix of IT and Strategy for a global european consulting/computer services firm.
Job progression : Promoted to Senior Consultant in 2.5 years.
Some more details :
Plenty of international experience and successful leadership roles.
Founding father of the VT chapter of a multicultural fraternity
Record label co -founder and owner.
GMAT : 690 AND ANOTHER 690
Applied to :
Kellogg Full time - Ding
Darden full time - Ding
Duke Full time - Not invited to interview.
So - the only good thing that happened this year - I accpeted a job offer in chicago and will be moving there in Jan.
So now I am looking into a part time MBA at kellogg and booth.
But I am disappointed and let down and dont know if I should even bother.....
So any thoughts?