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Hi,
I am looking forward to pursuing Masters (not MBA) in a business field (General Management/ Operations/ Marketing/ Business Analytics). I have done my bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from India from an average college (college ranking around 90) with 74% (top 40% of the batch) in 2020. I don't have any extracurricular activities to show in the application form but I started a small venture for around 10 months when I was 16. Then after my first year of college, I started working in the family business ( small scale distribution business in healthcare sector) where I worked for 2-3 years part-time and 2 years (completing in July 2022) full-time (sales/operations/retail profile) and made some significant contributions by pivoting and reviving the failing business. I would like to know which colleges and courses (2 years courses preferred) I can apply to with a GMAT score between 650-720 (yet to take). I also wanted to know how can I prove my part-time work experience both in the family business and for the venture I started at 16 alongside my senior secondary school education. Would these have any significance as there is no documented proof because of the venture being in an unorganized sector?
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Periko wrote:
Hello everyone,

I am undergrad in Business Administration and am now looking at MIM / Mfin programs. I have a few programs that interest me, but not sure about my chances with any of them, so any comments, ideas and recommendations will help.

Profile:
Undergrad: 3.7GPA (from non-target University in France (majors inFinance))
No GMAT for the moment I would want to know all possibilities without or if you advice me to do it.
Big4 Audit Internship
At time of application roughly 6 months full time work experience at a Nomura in asset management team. I have a summer internship at GS.
Plan is to work to IB or Asset management after graduation (most likely in Europe, but possibly in the US)

What do you guys think?
I am preparing the GMAT but I am not very optimistic for my final result so I would want to know the options for a MIM/MIF without gmat or low one.

Some one spoke me about Miami Herbert Business ? What did you guys think about this school that worth it ?

Thank you guys so much! I appreciate the help!

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Let me begin by mentioning that you have a great profile. Your bachelors GPA is excellent and even your bachelors subject is in alignment with the subject that you wish to pursue in your masters. Not many students are able to score a 3.7 GPA. So kudos on that!
Coming to your internship experience, it shows that you have worked hard enough to land yourself an internship at GS.
Now I get that you are planning to work in the Asset Management sector in Europe or USA. You are right on track with wanting to pursue MiM or MFin for the same. The only hindrance here is the GMAT exam. I get this many times that students don’t wish to take the GMAT exam and frankly, there are various B-schools that have waived off the GMAT score requirement. Here I have created a list of schools that do not require a GMAT score for both an MiM as well as MFin.

Here is the list of colleges for MFin without GMAT:
    1. University of Illinois
    2. Drew University
    3. Northeastern University
    4. Saint Louis University
    5. Pace University

Here is the list of colleges for MiM without GMAT:
    1. Wilmington University
    2. University of Central Florida
    3. Montana State University
    4. City University of Seattle
    5. Saint Francis College

Since you also mentioned Miami Herbert Business School, I’ll just say that there are various other schools that you can target. I have already mentioned my top recommendations above.
I know it can look a bit difficult to apply to any of these universities. Don’t worry, I can help you.

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Dear Experts / All,
Please find my profile below.

Age: 30
Nationality: Indian
College: IIT Roorkee
Degree: B.Tech
Work experience: 7+ years, in startups and Product Manager. Have started up a firm earlier.
GMAT: 700 (Quant 51)
No Work experience in finance directly. Interested in MiF, or MiM in finance.
My Maths is strong from earlier, and I have interest in Finance and want to do MiF, MiM to enter the finance domain. But as mentioned, no experience in finance.
I wanted to understand, are colleges open to consider relatively older candidates such as myself for the same. Which colleges should I try, that have higher chances?

I would be thankful for any response, feedback, comment.

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Hey,
I can see you have a good profile as you have completed your graduation from IIT Roorkee. Also, you have a pretty good GMAT Score.

As I can see that you have 7+ years of work experience which makes you ineligible for MIM.
MiM or Masters in Management is a premium post-graduate degree targeted toward graduates or young professionals individuals. It is a degree providing comprehensive knowledge about varied management streams such as Finance, Marketing, Consulting, and Entrepreneurship among many others. It is a splendid degree, especially if you want to switch streams early in life or want to foray into the management field.

But as you have years of work experience you can opt for an MBA Finance specialisation.

Here are the Top 5 B-Schools you can target for MBA

    Oxford
    HEC Paris
    London Business School
    MIT Sloan
    Cambridge

Now as you wonder if you can pick MFin or not.
While all schools have similar admissions criteria for graduate programs, there are schools that are more strict than others. A majority of schools do not require students to have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance to enter an M.S. in Finance, but there are some schools that will give priority to those who did major in a related area.

Now, Just because you do not have done Bachelor’s in Finance does not mean that you should not complete any courses in Finance to meet admissions criteria. There are list of courses that most colleges require you to have completed before you can be granted admissions into a M.S. program. There are foundation courses in finance and accounting that might be required by universities.

So, think about it and if you are still in doubt. I can help you.

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Hi there !

Hope you guys can help me with my application !

I am 24 years old and I come from France.
I have a master 1 in business law from the university Paris 2 Panthéon Assas (very well known in France as the best law university in the country).

My GPA is pretty low, about 2.33/4. This is due to the very strict grading of the university I was in. I am in the year of preparation to pass the bar in Paris and become a lawyer and I would like to have knowledge in management in order to work in large international groups.

I did two internships of about 6 months each in law firms specialized in business law, tax law and corporate law in Paris.

I was a member of a TedX association as a speaker. I have created and run an e-commerce store for three years as a self-employed entrepreneur.
I regularly appear on French TV as a citizen observer on a news channel in order to give my opinion on politics and some societal issues.

I speak French, English and I get by in Spanish and Portuguese.

I was a finalist in a famous eloquence competition in Paris.


● Scores

- GMAT : I’m taking it in 10 days, I hope to get at least 630/640. I've been preparing for 1 month and I work 3/4 hours a day.
- 6.5 IELTS (I passed it last year without any preparation, I am sure I can do better)

● Target schools

- Bocconi MIM is my top 1 choice


Could you give me your opinion on my profile ?

Do I have a chance of being accepted at Bocconi?

What is the ideal score I should aim for on the GMAT?

And finally, what other Masters in Management or equivalent would you advise me to apply for? (even though I know I'm a bit late in applying because many deadlines have passed).

ps: do you think that the choice of rounds at Bocconi has an impact on the chances of being accepted or not?

Thank you so much for your help ! :blushing:


Hey Andre06,
You are right your GPA is pretty low, but that doesn’t mean you cannot fulfil your dream of studying in MiM

There are many parameters on which your application will be evaluated:
- GPA
- Test scores (GMAT, GRE, IELTS, etc.)
- Work experience
- Essays
- CV
- Letter of Recommendation
- Interview

GPA holds only 20% weightage of your application; hence you do not need to worry much about that.

I can see you mentioned your extracurriculars as well, I must say they are pretty good. That will definitely shine in your application.
You should also mention some of your skills displaying your leadership qualities such as leading a team.

You mentioned attempting your GMAT soon, that’s good it opens up many top b-schools for MiM such as Imperial, EMlyon,Warwick , IE, Schulich and Bath University


You mentioned you have [previous work experience. Explain your roles and responsibilities at your organisation in your SOP.
What value did you add to the organisation, how did it benefit you etc.

All this will ultimately add value to your application. That is the primary goal, making a strong and compelling application that makes you stand out from the hundreds of other applicants.

Keeping in consideration you haven’t yet given GMAT you should apply to schools where GMAT isn’t required. Just to be safe.

I would say you have a pretty decent profile. All you need to do is bring out yourself and your value in your essay and SOP and draft a killer application.


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Hey everyone,
This is my profile :
- Indian, Male, 23.
- Captain of the College Debating Team- B (Yes, we had two teams) back in school - Grade 12th (2016-2017)
- Member of the Extra-Curricular Organisation
- Took a gap year to prepare for Law Entrances but decided to go for Business Management despite getting into some top law schools of the country (2017-2018)
- Graduated from Lucknow University (a state Government University) with a BBA degree, in First Division(65%+), in July 2021 (2018-2021)
- President of the Literary Society in College- both English and Hindi for 2 years
- President of the Dramatics Society for over a year (Participated and won many Local and National level events)
- Senior Student Member of the organizing committee of college events and festivals
- I like to write English and Urdu Poetry and have also performed in some open mics across the country

- Started a cloud kitchen service right from my home where my mom was the cook and I was responsible for marketing, promotion, packaging, and even delivery, but had to shut it down, due to a rise in covid cases, after a few weeks (Sept-Oct 2020)
- Have been working remotely at a Singapore/Japan-based HR tech startup, which has over 20 employees and great international and cultural diversity, as a Marketing Intern since April 2021(likely to continue working till June/July)
- Took the GMAT in May 2021, and scored 530, decided to take it again and apply next year.
- Took it again this week, but scored just a 600. (Likely to take it again this month before applying in the Feb-March round)

Post Master goals : After my masters, I would like to gain some corporate experience at an MNC- I don't know right now whether I would go into consulting or marketing.

I guess my question is which colleges should I target for MiM, since my GMAT score is very low, although I am confident that I can improve my score in my next attempt, and what score should I aim for?

So yeah, -
- How much should I aim for in my next GMAT attempt? and
- Which colleges fit my profile, for MiM?

P.S.: I will be applying in March - so targeting the March 30th Deadline

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Hey there,
You are going in the right direction if you have chosen MiM as MBA requires minimum 3 years of experience. So great job here!

Your extracurricular activities show leadership skills in you, which will ultimately shine in your application & Your cloud kitchen service shows your entrepreneurial skills, that’s good.

You mentioned that you worked as a marketing intern. Use SOP & Essay to explain your roles and responsibilities at your workplace & how they benefited you & your organisation.

Coming to the next aspect i.e. your GPA & GMAT score.
Your GPA seems pretty decent but when it comes to GMAT, I recommend that you should at least have a 680+ GMAT score in order to get an admit to a top university abroad.

So here is the answer to your 1st question.

But the key thing to focus on here is - GMAT Score is not the only factor, it holds only 20% weightage of your application.

There are many parameters on which your application will be evaluated:
- GPA
- Test scores (GMAT, GRE, IELTS, etc.)
- Work experience
- Essays
- CV
- Letter of Recommendation
- Interview

As you have mentioned that you want to work in an MNC, I would recommend you to go for schools in Europe as they have a very high employability rate.

Imperial, Bocconi, EMlyon, Warwick, IE, Schulich and Bath University are a few of the schools that I will recommend you to apply to.

Having a look at your profile it seems pretty decent. If we will work on the Essays, LORs & interviews, we will be able to make a strong and compelling application that makes you stand out from the 100s of other applicants.

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Hello everyone!

Hope you guys can help me get into my dream schools.

● Who am I ?

- 21 years old, male
- French nationality

● My School

- ESSEC BBA (top 1 undergraduate in France)
- Double Degree in Tongji BBA (top school in China)
- 15/20 GPA
- End of study thesis: 18/20

● Course abroad

- Intercampus mobility at the Singapour Campus of ESSEC (selection based on GPA)
- 1 year in China to obtain my double degree.
- 1 summer school at LSE.

● Extracurricular

- Campus-President of an association that has multiple branch in all "grande école" schools in France.
- Senior Consultant and Head of projects in a Junior Business of my school.
- Member of an NGO, had different missions and organized some events.
- Helped an other NGO during 1 month (Emmaus)
- Swimming till 15 years now and member of a club

● Internships

- 6 months at PwC
- 3 months as a data analyst at a large e-commerce company
- 1 summer at BNP

● More info

- Speak French and English
- Learn Spanish, German, Mandarin.
- Have many certifications
- Won some business competition at school
- Won some prizes from my school.

● Scores

- 710, my target score for the GMAT
- 8 IELTS

● Target schools

- LBS MiM, MIT Sloan Mif, Yale SOM MiM.
- Insead, LSE, Bocconi, Imperial
- Esade, IE, NUS, ESCP

Do not hesitate to provide any advice !

Thank you for your help !

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I am quite impressed by the fact that you have achieved so much at such an early age. Be it your bachelor’s GPA or your dual degree, both of these things highlight how good you have been in your academics. And while maintaining an excellent academic record, you also had some remarkable extracurricular achievements and participations like the swimming club, winning business competitions as well as being the Senior Consultant and Head of projects in School. Your active participation in NGOs shows that you are empathetic and helpful towards others. So you have quite a lot to highlight in your profile.

Coming towards your internships and work experience, it’s quite exceptional. I suggest you highlight your major roles, and responsibilities as well as the challenges you faced along with how you overcome those. You should also highlight the skills that you developed during your working duration along with the examples of how your work and contribution impacted the overall growth of the organizations that you were working with.
Your IELTS Score shows your language proficiency because trust me this is more than an average score. On the other hand, your ability to speak multiple languages will also add to your benefits.

Now, the schools that you are targeting are nothing short than top-notch. Their acceptance rates are very low because of the high competition. So even if you have a good profile, you will have to make sure that you highlight every aspect of your profile so that it binds together and makes your profile stand out amongst the crowd of other applicants. An otherwise good profile can look like an average one if not presented correctly. So you need to research properly and add every relevant detail that caters to what the B-school is looking for.

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Hello! I am Tanya Varshney based in India. I have my under grad in BTech CSE with a cloud specialization which i completed in 2020 with a cgpa of 7.3/10. After my grad i was an intern in an IT company and then continued to work as developer in the same company. It has been almost 1.5 years of work experience.
I am fluent in english as i have studied all my life in english based schools and universities. But will be taking toefl ibt for the best.
I have done a digital marketing course from google to get a hold of management course a bit by bit. I am preparing to give GMAT within these two months.
I have major interest in MBA in luxury and fashion but due to lack of work ex i am opting mim.
I have some shortlisted aimed colleges for MBA and MIM and they are as given below-
For MBA- NYU stern, LBS, HEC, BBS, INSEAD (to be noted these are the top tier that i am aiming)
FOR MIM- HEC, LBS, IE buisness school, Michigan (ross), Erasmus(RSM)
It would be really helpful if i could know a perspective from an experienced person in this dilemma of choices.
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Hello everyone!

I would love some input on what to focus on during my last year of Bachelor Studies to improve my chanches of getting into a top MiM.

Background
- 21 year old male, adopted from South Korea, but grew up in Sweden

Education
- Lund University School of Economics and Management (2nd best Business School in Sweden while LU is considered Swedens overall best University)
- 3.8/4.0 if converted into the american system
- Enrolled into our Honors Program for the top 5% of the cohort, where I studied 20 extra ECTS during year 2

International Experience
- Participated in a Case Competition at Iceland
- Doing a summer Internship in a global firm (Think F50)
- Will do an Internship in Copenhagen during the autumn

Extracurricular
- Was one of ~30 that participated in national training camps for the best handball players (in my age) in Sweden during High School, where I moved as a 16 year old to pursue training parallell to my studies
- 2 years in our student union: Started as a sponsoring coordinator for our career fair -> Project Leader for a career event (budget 20K EUR) -> Part of our Council that budgets, recruits and decides on other major decisions -> Founded a Consulting Society
- Decent results in various Case Competitions
- Member of Nova Talent

All Noteable Professional Experience
- Summer 2020: Wrote pilot-studies for a large investment project and ran a restaurant with my friend (Not listed on my CV due to space)
- Spring/Summer 2021: Business Development Intern at a large fashion company in Sweden
- Late summer/Early autumn 2021: Copy-writing and SEO for a start-up (this is not listed on my CV due to space)
- Nov - Present: Management Consultant for a firm run by Students across faculties at Lund University
- Summer Internship 2022: F50 Company in FMCG as Sales Intern
- Internship Autumn 2022: Start-up consultancy created by ex Bain Partners

Target Schools and goals
1. HEC Paris, LBS or Insead
2. Gallen, LSE or Bocconi
3. SSE International Business

My goal is to pursue a career in consulting, where MBB is top of mind. Moreover, I want to do an exit into either PE or Luxury Fashion (Fashion is a great interest of mine)

My Questions
Considering the above, I have the following that I would love to have some input on!

- What GMAT Range might be sufficient for me? At the moment, I am aiming 680+, is that too low?
- Which round makes most sense to apply in? Considering that my autumn Internship starts Sep 5th (one of the partners is a LBS Alumn)
- How would you, overall, rate my application profile? Are my target schools to ambitious? Reasonable?
- Any areas that I should focus on during my last year to improve my chanches? (Besides GMAT and IELTS)

Originally posted by LST786 on 24 Jun 2022, 00:48.
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Hello! I am Tanya Varshney based in India. I have my under grad in BTech CSE with a cloud specialization which i completed in 2020 with a cgpa of 7.3/10. After my grad i was an intern in an IT company and then continued to work as developer in the same company. It has been almost 1.5 years of work experience.
I am fluent in english as i have studied all my life in english based schools and universities. But will be taking toefl ibt for the best.
I have done a digital marketing course from google to get a hold of management course a bit by bit. I am preparing to give GMAT within these two months.
I have major interest in MBA in luxury and fashion but due to lack of work ex i am opting mim.
I have some shortlisted aimed colleges for MBA and MIM and they are as given below-
For MBA- NYU stern, LBS, HEC, BBS, INSEAD (to be noted these are the top tier that i am aiming)
FOR MIM- HEC, LBS, IE buisness school, Michigan (ross), Erasmus(RSM)
It would be really helpful if i could know a perspective from an experienced person in this dilemma of choices.


Hi TanyaVarshney7 hope this finds you in good health

At this point, your profile is more suitable for a MiM than for an MBA program since you have only 1.5 years of work experience. In order to demonstrate a conscientious arc, it would be good to have some side projects/passion projects that corroborate your interest in pursuing business roles in the luxury and fashion/ retail management field. Having other extracurriculars will also play into differentiating your profile further.
Feel free to reach out if you need guidance.

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Hello everyone!

I would love some input on what to focus on during my last year of Bachelor Studies to improve my chanches of getting into a top MiM.

Background
- 21 year old male, adopted from South Korea, but grew up in Sweden

Education
- Lund University School of Economics and Management (2nd best Business School in Sweden while LU is considered Swedens overall best University)
- 3.8/4.0 if converted into the american system
- Enrolled into our Honors Program for the top 5% of the cohort, where I studied 20 extra ECTS during year 2

International Experience
- Participated in a Case Competition at Iceland
- Doing a summer Internship in a global firm (Think F50)
- Will do an Internship in Copenhagen during the autumn

Extracurricular
- Was one of ~30 that participated in national training camps for the best handball players (in my age) in Sweden during High School, where I moved as a 16 year old to pursue training parallell to my studies
- 2 years in our student union: Started as a sponsoring coordinator for our career fair -> Project Leader for a career event (budget 20K EUR) -> Part of our Council that budgets, recruits and decides on other major decisions -> Founded a Consulting Society
- Decent results in various Case Competitions
- Member of Nova Talent

All Noteable Professional Experience
- Summer 2020: Wrote pilot-studies for a large investment project and ran a restaurant with my friend (Not listed on my CV due to space)
- Spring/Summer 2021: Business Development Intern at a large fashion company in Sweden
- Late summer/Early autumn 2021: Copy-writing and SEO for a start-up (this is not listed on my CV due to space)
- Nov - Present: Management Consultant for a firm run by Students across faculties at Lund University
- Summer Internship 2022: F50 Company in FMCG as Sales Intern
- Internship Autumn 2022: Start-up consultancy created by ex Bain Partners

Target Schools and goals
1. HEC Paris or LBS
2. Insead
3. Gallen, LSE or Bocconi
4. SSE International Business

My goal is to pursue a career in consulting, where MBB is top of mind. Moreover, I want to do an exit into either PE or Luxury Fashion (Fashion is a great interest of mine)

My Questions
Considering the above, I have the following that I would love to have some input on!

- What GMAT Range might be sufficient for me? At the moment, I am aiming 680+, is that too low?
- Which round makes most sense to apply in? Considering that my autumn Internship starts Sep 5th (one of the partners is a LBS Alumn)
- How would you, overall, rate my application profile? Are my target schools to ambitious? Reasonable?
- Any areas that I should focus on during my last year to improve my chanches? (Besides GMAT and IELTS)



@THLind

- What GMAT Range might be sufficient for me? At the moment, I am aiming 680+, is that too low?

Your profile is a differentiated one. The diversity factor and academic prowess will favor your candidacy. I suggest you aim for at least 700 on GMAT to have a balanced overall profile.

- Which round makes most sense to apply in? Considering that my autumn Internship starts Sep 5th (one of the partners is a LBS Alumn)

Depends on how soon can you get a decent GMAT score and get done with the essays/SOPs etc.
R1 or R2 would be ideal. As long as you are able to corroborate your internships through offer letters etc., you need not worry about completing the internship by the time you apply. You may also apply in R3 if you wish to reflect on your internship experience in your application.

- How would you, overall, rate my application profile? Are my target schools to ambitious? Reasonable?

If you execute your applications well, you may be able to get into the top priority schools on your list. Your professional experience looks diverse and promising. Highlight your consulting and investment projects at the top of your resume. Note that international motivation is an important criterion for LBS, INSEAD, and HEC, so make sure you address this in detail. You may also reflect on your own experience of growing up as an ethnic Asian in Sweden.

- Any areas that I should focus on during my last year to improve my chanches? (Besides GMAT and IELTS)[/quote]

Not necessarily a weak area but I do not see any social impact participation on your resume. Associating with some volunteering work would balance and complement your strong professional and academic inclinations.
Do due diligence on how your long term goal in VC Fashion aligns with the activities/projects you have associated with till date.

Feel free to connect should you need guidance.

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Can anyone please evaluate my profile. I am planning to apply for MiM 2023 intake. My Gmat is scheduled in July end. Hopefully I’ll be able to score 710+.

I'm 24 from India

Education -

05/2016 - 06/2020 - Bachelor’s of Technology (B.Tech) - Information Technology

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

CGPA: 8.4 ( Around 87% )



Work Experience -

09/2020 - 02/2022 : Senior Analyst in CAPGEMINI
- Worked as a Salesforce Developer

Worked with client in Italy. Co-ordinated Use Case scenarios with development in Salesforce.

1.5 years of work-ex.(Until Feb 2022 - have resigned thereafter and to work with NGO)
Leading team in my city for noble cause.


Certifications -

Salesforce Certified Administrator
Salesforce Certified Platform Developer 1
Copado Administrator

Working on taking some certifications related to leadership or consulting from Coursera.

Will be able to complete 1 certification of ICPM Supervisor Professional certificate.




Extracurricular -

Committee Head of Aaruush - TECHNO Management Fest in College
- Participated Actively in organizing various events.
- Coordinated work in a project dedicated to raise awareness of need, applying strong leadership to enhance success.
- Developed a strong cooperative relationship with coworkers and managers.

( Could not provide any certificate regarding this )

Contributing with NGO - Working with Aashray NGO since past 1.5 years teaching rural students and conducting various workshops for different cause.

( Can get a strong LOR from here as well ).

Working as a Public Speaker motivating students in different govt schools

Writing valuable content on different niche on blog sites.

Participated in Plogging events with AIESEC.


Accomplishments -

Certificate of Appreciation ( Head Speaker ) - Placement talk on “Shape your Future” webinar held last year.

Mini Olympics
- Silver Medalist in Foosball ( Table Soccer ).


Interests/Hobbies -

Problem Solving
Content Writing
Motivational Speaking
Traveling
Fitness and Nutrition
Art and Painting

Post MBA Goals -
I'm looking forward to Leadership Consulting and Entrepreneurship.
Business Management


Please do recommend some colleges I can convert with GMAT score around 730.
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I want to apply for the Fall 2023 Intake for the MiM and would really appreciate if someone could evaluate my profile :)

I am a 22-year old male from Germany.

Undergrad information: I will graduate next year from one the best business schools in Germany/Austria/Switzerland with a 3.4 or 3.5/4.0 GPA

GMAT: Not yet taken.

Work experience: Founded my own startup before university, during university I did three internships (faang, corporate strategy and german parliament)

International experience: During my studies I did a semester and one internship abroad.

Extracurriculars and other info:
Team leader of an initiative at my university
Member in the board in an association in my home region

Targeted universities/programs:
LSE MiM
LSE Master in Management and Strategy
Duke MMS
HSG SIM
Erasmus University Rotterdam

After my masters I want to break into consulting. What GMAT score should I am at? What should I focus in my motivation letter (probably my startup and pretending to be an entrepreneur after my masters?)?
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Hello everyone!

I would request a profile evaluation. I'm a 22 year old Indian female and my other details are as below:

Undergraduation: Bachelors of Commerce from Delhi University; CGPA: 8.7/10 ~ 3.6/4
12th: 95%
10th: 10/10 CGPA
GMAT: 640 (Q47 V32)
IELTS: Yet to take
Work Experience: 1 year experience with Ernst & Young as a Business Analyst (Recently awarded with EY KUDOS award)
Extracurricular activities:
- I was the Vice President of my college's Management cell; led a team of 60+ member; organized various programs and events at the University as well Inter-University level.
- I was also appointed as the Marketing Head of our college's TEDx society for 2 years straight and led a team of 30+ members
- Did 3 internships in college (HR, Sales & Marketing, Relationship Manager)
- Have keen interest in photography and have secured two 1st positions in inter-college events
- Have my own Instagram food blog

I'm mostly looking at schools in Europe and UK such as:
HEC Paris
London Business School
ESSEC
INSEAD
IE Business School
ESADE Business School
Copenhagen Business School
ESCP Europe
Imperial College Business School
Emlyon
EDHEC
WHU (Otto Beisheim)
Warwick
Erasmus (RSM)
Manhnheim
Manchester (Allaince)
Cranfield
UCD (Smurfit)
Trinity College Dublin
Durham University Business School
ESMT Berlin
Maastricht
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mario99 wrote:
I want to apply for the Fall 2023 Intake for the MiM and would really appreciate if someone could evaluate my profile :)

I am a 22-year old male from Germany.

Undergrad information: I will graduate next year from one the best business schools in Germany/Austria/Switzerland with a 3.4 or 3.5/4.0 GPA

GMAT: Not yet taken.

Work experience: Founded my own startup before university, during university I did three internships (faang, corporate strategy and german parliament)

International experience: During my studies I did a semester and one internship abroad.

Extracurriculars and other info:
Team leader of an initiative at my university
Member in the board in an association in my home region

Targeted universities/programs:
LSE MiM
LSE Master in Management and Strategy
Duke MMS
HSG SIM
Erasmus University Rotterdam

After my masters I want to break into consulting. What GMAT score should I am at? What should I focus in my motivation letter (probably my startup and pretending to be an entrepreneur after my masters?)?



Hi mario99 hope this finds you in good health

You have a strong profile indeed! If consulting is what you wish to do post MiM, talk about your motivation for the same and tell how this experience would help you to gain the right skills to embark on your journey to long-term goals. Do not show any "pretentiousness" but only honest willingness and enough research on your goals. A better strategy would be to elaborate on your essays on what you would like to do in the long term, say 10 years from now, and why. Then break down your journey to your long-term goals into possible alternative career paths (a plan A and a plan B) that would help you to pick the right set of skills. Consulting could be your plan A but also have a conscientious plan B that would also eventually lead you to a fulfilling career.
A 700+ on GMAT should be a safe score.

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Hello! I am Tanya Varshney based in India. I have my under grad in BTech CSE with a cloud specialization which i completed in 2020 with a cgpa of 7.3/10. After my grad i was an intern in an IT company and then continued to work as developer in the same company. It has been almost 1.5 years of work experience.
I am fluent in english as i have studied all my life in english based schools and universities. But will be taking toefl ibt for the best.
I have done a digital marketing course from google to get a hold of management course a bit by bit. I am preparing to give GMAT within these two months.
I have major interest in MBA in luxury and fashion but due to lack of work ex i am opting mim.
I have some shortlisted aimed colleges for MBA and MIM and they are as given below-
For MBA- NYU stern, LBS, HEC, BBS, INSEAD (to be noted these are the top tier that i am aiming)
FOR MIM- HEC, LBS, IE buisness school, Michigan (ross), Erasmus(RSM)
It would be really helpful if i could know a perspective from an experienced person in this dilemma of choices.


Hello,
It is very common for students to get confused with their course selection.
MBA and MiM are both management-related degrees.
MBA course is more practical learning; that is, you will gain real-life experience and skills during this course
On the other hand, MiM is a more theoretical-based course.

MBA courses are a little more expensive than MiM courses.
Though MiM has become quite popular following the last few years, it is still not that known and some employers may have not heard about it.

And the most important differentiating factor between MBA and MiM is MBA requires at least 3 years of work experience whereas MiM requires 0-2 years of experience

Your GPA is pretty good.
I don’t see you mention your extracurricular activities, so please mention them.

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Hi, Pranavg0113,

Thank you for your post!

First of all, I must say you have achieved quite a lot at such a young age. You have a good overall GPA and a good amount of work experience, and if you could score around 710-730 on your GMAT, your profile will become quite impressive! Now coming to your work experience, I would like you to highlight relevant skills developed, critical projects, your role & responsibilities, and all about your professional certifications and academic ones.

About your ECAs, you seem to have some strong ECAs, from winning a silver medal in football to working with an NGO. That's great; it will allow you to expand your horizons and start an interesting conversation with the adcom during your interview. Also, I would suggest adding relevant information about the challenges faced, relevant skills developed, leadership roles played, and the impact generated to use them well in your school essays! Moreover, you do have some international exposure, which would be greatly valued at this stage.

Overall, you have a robust profile for MiM; your certifications and accolades add additional points by increasing your chances at your target B-school. Also, I would suggest defining your goal in terms of short-term and long-term goals and convincing the admission committee that your future goals are relevant and bring about Collinearity in your post-MBA goals. Moreover, I want to be clear on your target school list; hence for your reference, I would suggest you go through our article on Best Masters in Management (MiM) programs to pursue in the USA as Top B-schools are not short of stellar profiles. Moreover, with a strong profile like yours, you could definitely engage the school for relevant Scholarships hence, I would suggest you demonstrate strong passion, motivation, character, and intellect to present an overall strong case for your candidacy! That's all for now; if you'd like, we are happy to hop on a call with you sometime this week to discuss your profile in length and help you pick target schools with greater chances of scholarships, feel free to book a free session with us as per your convenience.

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Pranavg0113 wrote:
Hi
Can anyone please evaluate my profile. I am planning to apply for MiM 2023 intake. My Gmat is scheduled in July end. Hopefully I’ll be able to score 710+.

I'm 24 from India

Education -

05/2016 - 06/2020 - Bachelor’s of Technology (B.Tech) - Information Technology

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai

CGPA: 8.4 ( Around 87% )



Work Experience -

09/2020 - 02/2022 : Senior Analyst in CAPGEMINI
- Worked as a Salesforce Developer

Worked with client in Italy. Co-ordinated Use Case scenarios with development in Salesforce.

1.5 years of work-ex.(Until Feb 2022 - have resigned thereafter and to work with NGO)
Leading team in my city for noble cause.


Certifications -

Salesforce Certified Administrator
Salesforce Certified Platform Developer 1
Copado Administrator

Working on taking some certifications related to leadership or consulting from Coursera.

Will be able to complete 1 certification of ICPM Supervisor Professional certificate.




Extracurricular -

Committee Head of Aaruush - TECHNO Management Fest in College
- Participated Actively in organizing various events.
- Coordinated work in a project dedicated to raise awareness of need, applying strong leadership to enhance success.
- Developed a strong cooperative relationship with coworkers and managers.

( Could not provide any certificate regarding this )

Contributing with NGO - Working with Aashray NGO since past 1.5 years teaching rural students and conducting various workshops for different cause.

( Can get a strong LOR from here as well ).

Working as a Public Speaker motivating students in different govt schools

Writing valuable content on different niche on blog sites.

Participated in Plogging events with AIESEC.


Accomplishments -

Certificate of Appreciation ( Head Speaker ) - Placement talk on “Shape your Future” webinar held last year.

Mini Olympics
- Silver Medalist in Foosball ( Table Soccer ).


Interests/Hobbies -

Problem Solving
Content Writing
Motivational Speaking
Traveling
Fitness and Nutrition
Art and Painting

Post MBA Goals -
I'm looking forward to Leadership Consulting and Entrepreneurship.
Business Management


Please do recommend some colleges I can convert with GMAT score around 730.
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Hi, mario99,

Thank you for your post!

First of all, I must say building a startup at such a young age is quite an achievement and would definitely earn extra points in front of the adcom! Moreover, you have a good overall GPA, and a decent GMAT score would provide an unimaginable boost to your profile. Also, you did one semester abroad, so you could add more about the difference in culture, environment, and curriculum in a holistic manner. Now coming to your internship experience, you did some relevant internships during your graduation, and what's more, is that you do have international experience, which would be greatly valued at this stage. Now, all I would like you to do is highlight relevant skills developed, critical projects, your role & responsibilities, and professional accolades and academic ones. Furthermore, the experience of building a business from scratch at such a young age will definitely help expand your horizons and start an interesting conversation with the adcom during your interview.

About your ECAs, I feel the need to add some relevant volunteering and community work (just a short stint ) along with existing ones and to use them well in your school essays; add relevant information about the challenges faced, relevant skills developed, leadership roles played, and the impact generated!

Overall, you have a robust profile for MiM; your startup itself is proof enough of your entrepreneurship skills which would increase your chances at your target B-school. Also, I would suggest defining your goal in terms of short-term and long-term goals and convincing the admission committee that your future goals are relevant and bring about Collinearity in your post-MBA goals. Top B-schools are never short on stellar profiles, and I undoubtedly, with a strong profile like yours, you could engage the school for relevant Scholarships hence, I would suggest you demonstrate strong passion, motivation, character, and intellect to present an overall strong case for your candidacy! If you'd like, we are happy to hop on a call with you sometime this week to discuss your profile in length and further chances to your target B-school; feel free with greater chances of scholarships, feel free to book a free session with us as per your convenience.

Cheers!
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mario99 wrote:
I want to apply for the Fall 2023 Intake for the MiM and would really appreciate if someone could evaluate my profile :)

I am a 22-year old male from Germany.

Undergrad information: I will graduate next year from one the best business schools in Germany/Austria/Switzerland with a 3.4 or 3.5/4.0 GPA

GMAT: Not yet taken.

Work experience: Founded my own startup before university, during university I did three internships (faang, corporate strategy and german parliament)

International experience: During my studies I did a semester and one internship abroad.

Extracurriculars and other info:
Team leader of an initiative at my university
Member in the board in an association in my home region

Targeted universities/programs:
LSE MiM
LSE Master in Management and Strategy
Duke MMS
HSG SIM
Erasmus University Rotterdam

After my masters I want to break into consulting. What GMAT score should I am at? What should I focus in my motivation letter (probably my startup and pretending to be an entrepreneur after my masters?)?
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Indian, Male 24, Engineer IT- SRM(Ranked 49 in India) Total experience till now- 2 years

Work experience-
I started working as a Business development executive in a stabled startup and worked in the field of marketing and sales top. Was in the top 10% of performers in the company. Promoted to a leadership position and managed 10-15 members under me. Total tenure- 12 months
At the same time, our family business was growing and we were about to set up two manufacturing plants, I joined my family business and was taking charge of the operation and the marketing (Helped in making the business more process-oriented and started interstate transporting of the final product). Total tenure- 12 months

Extra-curricular activities
Core NGO member, IIBA member (Preparing for ECBA certification)/ IT & Digital marketing head Lion's club (of my district)

Application stage-
Preparing for GMAT expecting ~660
Post-MBA goals
Need help in
With two years of experience now and three by the time I join, is it acceptable for MIM?

I don't want to go for MBA because of several reasons such as cost, my profile doesn't fit the top MBA program which might fit for MIM and the main point is I want to come back and join my business.
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