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New post 09 Nov 2012, 00:32
Need Porfolio Evaluation.

Degree : Engineering
GPA : 62% VTU, Belgaum India
Post Graduate : PG in Securities Markets at NISM SEBI India. SEBI is SEC equivalent in India
GPA : 70%

Work Ex
32 months : Infosys Technologies as Software Engineer
Credit Rating Agency
5 months

Cleared CFA Level 1 and FRM Level 1
Appeared for CFA Level 2 in June 2012

Currently working in Vluation of Structered Products

GRE: 318
Quant : 163
Toefl : Yet to take

Planning to RE take GRE to increase Quant Score.

Planning to apply to
Georgia Tech
Haas California

PLease Evaluate my profile

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New post 12 Nov 2012, 13:02

Thanks for sharing your profile. I think your academic profile is pretty good - could you tell me what your percentile scores were for the GRE? Also, just so you are aware, many programs do not accept the GRE (require GMAT) - so you should double check your list to make sure they'll take the GRE scores.

Your professional experience is a little confusing to me - you were a software engineer for 5 years and now you are doing financial engineering/valuation? Could you provide some clarification on your career history?

Finally, I don't see much in the way of extracurricular or community leadership. All in all, your profile seems to be that of the average Indian Male IT applicant. I would encourage you to really think through how you will stand out to the adcoms - it could be through your own personal story/experiences, or something else, bu really think it through.

I'd say Cornell, Georgia Tech and Boston (College or University)? are within your target range. Haas and Columbia are somewhat unrealistic/far stretches, and UCLA would be a reach. Princeton does not have a business school as far as I am aware.

Best of luck,

Mili Mittal
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