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Hi biorevanth,

Your overall profile is pretty good. The fact that you have a Master's degree will help further. The entrepreneurship plank, in your case, will only add to your profile and strengthen it further.

While applicants with GMAT scores of less than 700 do also make it to ISB every year, we would suggest 700 as a good target to aim for. Of course, the higher the better, so if you can cross that, your chances strengthen further.


Thanks a lot for your reply and yes I am aiming nothing short of 700.
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Hi All,

I am a master degree holder in Biotechnology from a UK University, followed by co-founding a start up company in hyderabad, in 2010. Since then, I have served my company in the capacity of Head/Director - Operations. The company is a CRO (Clinical Research Organisation), which basically provides various services for Pharmaceutical & Biotech Companies. Now I decided to pursue my long term goal of doing an MBA in ISB. I am currently ready to take my GMAT very shortly. But I am not sure if my entrepreneur profile suits the program and if yes, what is the GMAT score I must target? My academics are :
SSC - 86%
+2 - 86%
B.Tech - 70%
In total, I have around 5 years of experience in Operational and Business Development acitvities at my company. Any evaluation would be very much appreciated.



Hi there,

Your experiences at the UK university and the start up are going to be valuable at ISB. My understanding of the CRO space in India is that the sector has been through a bumpy ride since the past ten years. That you have sustained for five plus years is impressive and I am sure this will give you many good stories to tell in the application.

When you finally apply, just keep in mind to explain why you need an MBA and why from ISB? Also, doing an MBA itself is not a career goal (definitely not long term). Its only a means to take you on a path of larger greatness, which could be growing your company by X times in the next Y years.

The higher the GMAT, the better- aim for a 700+
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Hi,

It would be great if someone can help in evaluating my profile and suggest if I need to retake the GMAT to improve my score

Have written the GMAT twice.
My latest GMAT score:660 (Q48 V33)
Previous GMAT score: 660 (Q46 V35)

Academics:
Studied in VIT. GPA of 9/10
10th : 94.2 %
12th: 90.6%

I am 28 years female. Working in IT (TCS) in area of Quality Assurance.
Have 7 years working experience with 6 months of Onsite experience.
Have worked for various clients in various domain such as Retail, Banking.

Hobbies: Baking, Cooking, Painting, Reading, veena player

What are the chances of getting through ISB for Round 1 this year? or should I retake and improve my score and apply for Round 2?
Please advise.

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Please evaluate my profile...

GMAT score: 640 (Q49,V28)

Academics:
Btech (Electrical Engg) from NIT. CGPA of 8.78/10
10th : 83.8 %
12th: 82.4%

Age 29, Female.
Working exp: 6 years Working in PSU (Maharatna Company)

Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs, MDI (for supply chain management)

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Please evaluate my profile...

GMAT score: 640 (Q49,V28)

Academics:
Btech (Electrical Engg) from NIT. CGPA of 8.78/10
10th : 83.8 %
12th: 82.4%

Age 29, Female.
Working exp: 6 years Working in PSU (Maharatna Company)

Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs, MDI (for supply chain management)

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Hi,

It would be great if someone can help in evaluating my profile and suggest if I need to retake the GMAT to improve my score

Have written the GMAT twice.
My latest GMAT score:660 (Q48 V33)
Previous GMAT score: 660 (Q46 V35)

Academics:
Studied in VIT. GPA of 9/10
10th : 94.2 %
12th: 90.6%

I am 28 years female. Working in IT (TCS) in area of Quality Assurance.
Have 7 years working experience with 6 months of Onsite experience.
Have worked for various clients in various domain such as Retail, Banking.

Hobbies: Baking, Cooking, Painting, Reading, veena player

What are the chances of getting through ISB for Round 1 this year? or should I retake and improve my score and apply for Round 2?
Please advise.

Thanks,
Priya



Hi Priya,

Our reply may be late.

While your work ex looks fine GMAT score of 660 for an IT profile is way below average. So, we recommend that retake GMAT and get a 700+.

Feel free to contact us for any queries.

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Please evaluate my profile...

GMAT score: 640 (Q49,V28)

Academics:
Btech (Electrical Engg) from NIT. CGPA of 8.78/10
10th : 83.8 %
12th: 82.4%

Age 29, Female.
Working exp: 6 years Working in PSU (Maharatna Company)

Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs, MDI (for supply chain management)


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Your GMAT score will let you down. While MDI may still be possible, we dont see a chance at ISB with less than 670 / 680 and at IIMs with less than a 700.

Feel free to contact us for any queries.

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Hi..

Thanks for the reply.

As suggested by you, I have gone thru the website of MDI Gurgaon. I think they accept the GMAT score for NRI candidates only. However I am a professional working in India.

Also, I am considering to apply for IIM Udaipur (Supply chain Management), my work experience being 4 yrs in supply chain management (Procurement Cell).

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Please Evaluate my profile.

Working as a Deputy Engineer in Public Sector Unit in R&D division for 4 years

Academics:
X -88%
XII - 92.3%
Engineering -84.3%

Extra Circular:

Participated in College Fests

Organized events in college fests

Achievements :

University 6th rank holder during my Under Graduate College

Received R&D award for one of my project last year



1.what should be my GMAT score to get into ISB,Any way to improve my extra circular activities

2.Is certificates are required to show the proof of particiapation,because I dont possess certificates for the events i organised in my college level


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Please Evaluate my profile.

Working as a Deputy Engineer in Public Sector Unit in R&D division for 4 years

Academics:
X -88%
XII - 92.3%
Engineering -84.3%

Extra Circular:

Participated in College Fests

Organized events in college fests

Achievements :

University 6th rank holder during my Under Graduate College

Received R&D award for one of my project last year



1.what should be my GMAT score to get into ISB,Any way to improve my extra circular activities

2.Is certificates are required to show the proof of particiapation,because I dont possess certificates for the events i organised in my college level


Thanks


You should target a 710+ on GMAT. Public sector experience will help you. R&D experience makes the profile sound technical and you will have to ensure that your goals are thought through and some achievements highlight business acumen, teamwork and leadership.

Dont worry about certificates for competitions. If you can talk through the activities then no paper is needed.

Feel free to contact us for any queries.

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Please Evaluate my profile.

Working as a Deputy Engineer in Public Sector Unit in R&D division for 4 years

Academics:
X -88%
XII - 92.3%
Engineering -84.3%

Extra Circular:

Participated in College Fests

Organized events in college fests

Achievements :

University 6th rank holder during my Under Graduate College

Received R&D award for one of my project last year



1.what should be my GMAT score to get into ISB,Any way to improve my extra circular activities

2.Is certificates are required to show the proof of particiapation,because I dont possess certificates for the events i organised in my college level


Thanks


Decent profile, but considering the deadlines, hope you are already in the thick of preparing for GMAT, and not just at the contemplation stage.
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Hi ,
Please review my profile for ISB

4 Years of IT Experience .Worked with many clients of different geography (INDIA,US,AUSTRALIA). 14 months of work experience in Australia .
B-Tech in Electronics and Communication with 67-68% UPTU
10th,12th - 79-80% CBSE
Expecting GMAT- 680+

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Please review my profile for ISB

4 Years of IT Experience .Worked with many clients of different geography (INDIA,US,AUSTRALIA). 14 months of work experience in Australia .
B-Tech in Electronics and Communication with 67-68% UPTU
10th,12th - 79-80% CBSE
Expecting GMAT- 680+

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This is just based on the details posted here.

Your profile parameters look fine overall. The 14 month Australia experience definitely helps. On the GMAT front, try to push the score above 700 to have a stronger chance, though a 680 will give you a shot too.
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Hi ,
Please review my profile for ISB

4 Years of IT Experience .Worked with many clients of different geography (INDIA,US,AUSTRALIA). 14 months of work experience in Australia .
B-Tech in Electronics and Communication with 67-68% UPTU
10th,12th - 79-80% CBSE
Expecting GMAT- 680+

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Hi Nitin,

While International experience will help, 680 on GMAT may weaken the overall candidature. So, we would recommend that you retake GMAT. You still have close to 2 months for R2 deadline.

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Dear all,
Please help me gauge my chances of selection at ISB 2016 round of admissions.

Personal profile : Dr. Akhilesh Gandhi, 26 years, male, Indian

Academic backround :
10th from CBSE, India : 85%
12th from Maharashtra State board in PCB : 76%
MBBS from Indira Gandhi Government Medical college, Nagpur : from 2007 to 2013
MBBS average Percentage : 64%(1840/2850 marks)
GMAT : Total score : 680 (Q48 V35 AWA 4.5 and IR 3)
Passed UK professional exam PLAB part 1 and 2 in first attempt

Professional background:
Internship : 12 months : Feb. 2012 to March 2013 in JJ Government hospital and Cama Hospital, Mumbai
Resident medical officer of Oncosurgery: 10 months; from Apr. 2013 to Feb 2014, Central India Cancer Research Institute, Nagpur
Clinical Trust Fellow in Trauma and Orthopedic surgery in London deanery NHS Hospital : 16 months (Current Job)
Resident medical Officer in Ramsay group of hospitals, UK : 4 months
Currently living and working in UK

Total Work experience: 30 months (as on march 2016)

Extra- Curriculars:
Chess: 2 time National chess championship qualifier and one time National bronze medallist in under 19 category. University level gold medallist.
Athletics : state level athlete in 800m 1500m and 4x400m relay.
Social service: Worked in NACO's AIDS awareness campaigns, Worked with Rotary's drive for Leprosy care, Organized Cataract surgical camps in rural parts.
Research work: Got student research paper in field of microbiology selected and awarded at national level by Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR)

Future plan post MBA: Want to build a start-up to provide healthcare services for patients with TB and other Chronic ilnesses like Diabetes etc.


Please help me understand my strengths and weaknesses for the application and odds for selection.
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Please help me gauge my chances of selection at ISB 2016 round of admissions.

Personal profile : Dr. Akhilesh Gandhi, 26 years, male, Indian

Academic backround :
10th from CBSE, India : 85%
12th from Maharashtra State board in PCB : 76%
MBBS from Indira Gandhi Government Medical college, Nagpur : from 2007 to 2013
MBBS average Percentage : 64%(1840/2850 marks)
GMAT : Total score : 680 (Q48 V35 AWA 4.5 and IR 3)
Passed UK professional exam PLAB part 1 and 2 in first attempt

Professional background:
Internship : 12 months : Feb. 2012 to March 2013 in JJ Government hospital and Cama Hospital, Mumbai
Resident medical officer of Oncosurgery: 10 months; from Apr. 2013 to Feb 2014, Central India Cancer Research Institute, Nagpur
Clinical Trust Fellow in Trauma and Orthopedic surgery in London deanery NHS Hospital : 16 months (Current Job)
Resident medical Officer in Ramsay group of hospitals, UK : 4 months
Currently living and working in UK

Total Work experience: 30 months (as on march 2016)

Extra- Curriculars:
Chess: 2 time National chess championship qualifier and one time National bronze medallist in under 19 category. University level gold medallist.
Athletics : state level athlete in 800m 1500m and 4x400m relay.
Social service: Worked in NACO's AIDS awareness campaigns, Worked with Rotary's drive for Leprosy care, Organized Cataract surgical camps in rural parts.
Research work: Got student research paper in field of microbiology selected and awarded at national level by Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR)

Future plan post MBA: Want to build a start-up to provide healthcare services for patients with TB and other Chronic ilnesses like Diabetes etc.


Please help me understand my strengths and weaknesses for the application and odds for selection.



bhai ho jaygea.......tension mat le.... u are a mbbs doctor man u r diversity for them i think u'll definitely get an interview call with ur strong acads and extra curricular.... i am indian IT male with 720.... hamara bhi kisi college me karva do....
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Dear all,
Please help me gauge my chances of selection at ISB 2016 round of admissions.

Personal profile : Dr. Akhilesh Gandhi, 26 years, male, Indian

Academic backround :
10th from CBSE, India : 85%
12th from Maharashtra State board in PCB : 76%
MBBS from Indira Gandhi Government Medical college, Nagpur : from 2007 to 2013
MBBS average Percentage : 64%(1840/2850 marks)
GMAT : Total score : 680 (Q48 V35 AWA 4.5 and IR 3)
Passed UK professional exam PLAB part 1 and 2 in first attempt

Professional background:
Internship : 12 months : Feb. 2012 to March 2013 in JJ Government hospital and Cama Hospital, Mumbai
Resident medical officer of Oncosurgery: 10 months; from Apr. 2013 to Feb 2014, Central India Cancer Research Institute, Nagpur
Clinical Trust Fellow in Trauma and Orthopedic surgery in London deanery NHS Hospital : 16 months (Current Job)
Resident medical Officer in Ramsay group of hospitals, UK : 4 months
Currently living and working in UK

Total Work experience: 30 months (as on march 2016)

Extra- Curriculars:
Chess: 2 time National chess championship qualifier and one time National bronze medallist in under 19 category. University level gold medallist.
Athletics : state level athlete in 800m 1500m and 4x400m relay.
Social service: Worked in NACO's AIDS awareness campaigns, Worked with Rotary's drive for Leprosy care, Organized Cataract surgical camps in rural parts.
Research work: Got student research paper in field of microbiology selected and awarded at national level by Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR)

Future plan post MBA: Want to build a start-up to provide healthcare services for patients with TB and other Chronic ilnesses like Diabetes etc.


Please help me understand my strengths and weaknesses for the application and odds for selection.


From what I understand of the admission process, you have a good chance due to different profile, good acads, good cca including philanthropy and sports, and a pretty above average gmat (700 is average, in India! ). From the way you bring out yourself and the goal, the interview also should not be difficult.
Now what stands between the seat and you is one good reco and some good essays, and a run against the clock for the next deadline!
How that helps. Good luck :)
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