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Indian Not-IT (Experience): Evaluate my Profile please.

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Concentration: Strategy, Marketing
GMAT 1: 620 Q48 V28
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Hi !

Please provide some feedback and suggestion on my profile.

Background:
Male/Indian
Age at the time of application submission: 32

Education:
XI= 77%age
XII= 73%age
B.Tech (Computer Science); GPA: 6.4/10 (Bad because I lost track of my education) few bumps here and there which shows on my Transcripts.
Masters in International Business : 3.1/4 (London) Also 4 months I spent in US for Educational Rotation Programme
GMAT: Not given yet but hope to get 700-720

Work Experience : +6 years (7+1/2 by the time join college in 2019.
(1) 2 years as business development manager at startup marketing firm. Retail distribution ofFMCG producs. Achieved 1 years target in 10 months and active contribution in growth of the business.

(2) 2 years 7 months with Import Export Company: Assistant manager Marketing and International Sales. Worked on Ferro metal and agri products export from india. Dealing directly with Export heads of big corporations such as Jindal Steel, Bhushan Steel, Vedanta and others. Mostly handled Middle east and Europe clients.
Also coordinated with Custom House agents for completion of documentation and Shipping of the products.

(3) Two years 3 months: One of india's Largest Group: Assistant Manager Sales: handled sales for a state and improved on sales numbers (from 35%, before I joined to 65% of Target achievement). Handled Projects worth 10 Million to 30 millions (In INR) mostly handled Govt Projects and tenders.

Also completed few online Business courses from Universities such as Wharton, Dardan, and others.

Extracurriculars:
(1) During Schooling: Science Fair Organising Committee member: Won Science Fair awards. Participated in Sate level Science Fair. Won many district level science fairs.
District level Debate Champion and Participated at State level. (Team Leader at State level Science Fair)

(2) During Undergrad: Won Gold at College level cricket Tournament (Vice caption). 1 Silver at college level Volleyball Tournament (Team member).
Co-Funder and Manager Dance Club, Team member of dance Team. Won best choreographer award for National level College fest.
Fashion Show coordinator at National level Cultural Fest. House Caption for Cultural Activities.
Gym trainer at College.

(3) During Masters: Memeber of Consulting Club and Marketing Club, 4 Months Study in US. Team member of Winning team for Case project done for one of US's leading Online Education Company. Presented Ideas to Panel from the company and Won the Competition.
During Masters helped one of the student from Armenia in her project for Quality Management (Volunteer, just helped/guided)

(4) during Work Ex: At (2) Import and Export company: Incharge of project for Company's website design.
at (3) company Won badminton tournament (Doubles) Total 12 teams. Completed many trainings at corporate level.

As being from a small town not much of the guidance were available for me. I am the first person from whole town to go to abroad for study so I wanted to help others. In my free time I try to guide as many people as i can. Achieved good results : two of them have become CA, few have gone to Engineering colleges, few joined management institute and some are preparing for Govt. services. ( This is something I believe in doing)


Choices*:
Kellogg, Tuck, Fuqua, Ross, Darden, Tepper, Kelley


Post-MBA Goals:
Interested in Supply Chain/Operations OR Consulting

What are my rough chances at the aforementioned schools? Will I benefit from an extra year of work experience?
Will age be a factor? What are other Schools which, you think, will be fit for my profile?
Any suggestions from your side will be appreciated.

Thanks & Regards,
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New post 30 Apr 2018, 13:31
dkumar2012 wrote:
Hi !

Please provide some feedback and suggestion on my profile.

Background:
Male/Indian
Age at the time of application submission: 32 That's on the border of Full time and exec programs--

Education:
XI= 77%age
XII= 73%age
B.Tech (Computer Science); GPA: 6.4/10 (Bad because I lost track of my education) few bumps here and there which shows on my Transcripts. ouch-- but the longer time passes the less it matters
Masters in International Business : 3.1/4 (London) Also 4 months I spent in US for Educational Rotation Programme
GMAT: Not given yet but hope to get 700-720
aim for 730 + if you want top 20 US MBA
Work Experience : +6 years (7+1/2 by the time join college in 2019.
(1) 2 years as business development manager at startup marketing firm. Retail distribution ofFMCG producs. Achieved 1 years target in 10 months and active contribution in growth of the business.

(2) 2 years 7 months with Import Export Company: Assistant manager Marketing and International Sales. Worked on Ferro metal and agri products export from india. Dealing directly with Export heads of big corporations such as Jindal Steel, Bhushan Steel, Vedanta and others. Mostly handled Middle east and Europe clients.
Also coordinated with Custom House agents for completion of documentation and Shipping of the products.

(3) Two years 3 months: One of india's Largest Group: Assistant Manager Sales: handled sales for a state and improved on sales numbers (from 35%, before I joined to 65% of Target achievement). Handled Projects worth 10 Million to 30 millions (In INR) mostly handled Govt Projects and tenders.

Also completed few online Business courses from Universities such as Wharton, Dardan, and others.

Extracurriculars:
(1) During Schooling: Science Fair Organising Committee member: Won Science Fair awards. Participated in Sate level Science Fair. Won many district level science fairs.
District level Debate Champion and Participated at State level. (Team Leader at State level Science Fair)

(2) During Undergrad: Won Gold at College level cricket Tournament (Vice caption). 1 Silver at college level Volleyball Tournament (Team member).
Co-Funder and Manager Dance Club, Team member of dance Team. Won best choreographer award for National level College fest.
Fashion Show coordinator at National level Cultural Fest. House Caption for Cultural Activities.
Gym trainer at College.

(3) During Masters: Memeber of Consulting Club and Marketing Club, 4 Months Study in US. Team member of Winning team for Case project done for one of US's leading Online Education Company. Presented Ideas to Panel from the company and Won the Competition.
During Masters helped one of the student from Armenia in her project for Quality Management (Volunteer, just helped/guided)

(4) during Work Ex: At (2) Import and Export company: Incharge of project for Company's website design.
at (3) company Won badminton tournament (Doubles) Total 12 teams. Completed many trainings at corporate level.

As being from a small town not much of the guidance were available for me. I am the first person from whole town to go to abroad for study so I wanted to help others. In my free time I try to guide as many people as i can. Achieved good results : two of them have become CA, few have gone to Engineering colleges, few joined management institute and some are preparing for Govt. services. ( This is something I believe in doing)


Choices*:
Kellogg, Tuck, Fuqua, Ross, Darden, Tepper, Kelley

best odds Tepper, Kelley
Post-MBA Goals:
Interested in Supply Chain/Operations OR Consulting
You might also consider some of the Canadian schools-- Ivey for example has strong case method emphasis which is helpful to consulting-- and you will avoid visa issues and still have a pathway to consulting.
What are my rough chances at the aforementioned schools? Without the 740 GMAT +, I think Kellogg, Ross, Tuck, and Darden very hard.
Will I benefit from an extra year of work experience? no- it will just put you more out of age range for FT
Will age be a factor? What are other Schools which, you think, will be fit for my profile? yes- age is going to start being a factor for FT-- I would look at Ivey, Rotman and Schulich in Canada. Fine to also look at Tepper, Kelley, Olin, SMU Cox also.
Any suggestions from your side will be appreciated.

Thanks & Regards,

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