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Hello,

Please evaluate my profile for B School Applications

GMAT Score : 720 ( Q51 , V35 , IR7 , AWA5.5 )

Age - 25 , Indian , Male

Education :

B.Tech + M.Tech in Mining Engineering from IIT ( ISM ) Dhanbad - Overall grade = 7.01/10
10th ( Secondary Education ) - 92.2 % . Scored 94% in Mathematics.
12th ( Higher Secondary Education ) - 81.4% . Secured 100 % marks in Mathematics and got Certificate of Merit for being in top 0.1 % of students in India.

Work Experience : ( 3 Years by the time I go for MBA)

A) July 2016 to Present: Founder and Owner of Shilpi Crafts (Ecommerce Store of Imitation Jewelry)

1) Developed the idea from the scratch into a fully-grown E-commerce store with nationwide services.
2) Designed the complete website. Built up the brand value of Shilpi Crafts via Digital Marketing.
3) Product finalisation entailing product research, designing, photography, and cataloging.
4) Managed more than 12 artisans during peak sales month.
5) Developed and ran marketing campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, achieving a relevance score of 10(maximum) in several campaigns.
6) Learnt Jewelry Making and became Certified Artisan recognised by Government of India.
7) Participated in the Regional and National Level Art and Crafts Exhibitions and increased the customer base by more than 50%.
8) Increased the Revenue by more than 200 % to 2 Million INR in the second year itself.

B) June 2016 – 21 Days Gurukul Program in Dharamshala by Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His
Holiness The Dalai Lama


1) Got 100 % scholarship on the interview basis. Overall 30 students selected from all over India
2) Learnt Buddhist Meditation in detail. Even got the fruitful lessons from His Holiness Dalai Lama.
3) Through daily classes, learnt about Brain Science, Mind Philosophy and Meditation Techniques.
4) Got a chance to interact with the President of Tibet in exile, Mr. Lobsang Sangay.

C) June 2015:1 Month Internship at Paradise Real Infra Ltd.(Real Estate Trading Company) Surat, Gujrat

1) Gave needful suggestions for enhancing the marketing of its products with customer centric approach.
2) Studied their marketing “Blue Ocean Strategy” in detail.
3) Closed the sales of more than 400,000 INR

D) January 2012 to June 2013: AIESEC ISM Dhanbad

1) Lead more than 15 people
2) Became and played role of Vice President of different departments: “Outgoing Exchange”, “Incoming Exchange”, “Finance” and “Business Development”.
3) Organized Bal Kalakar, a fund raising event, which involved singing and drawing competition in Dhanbad
involving participations from more than 500 school students. We raised more than 100,000 INR for the students
of Blind School and Jeevan Jyoti (School for differently abled kids)
4) Organised a social event, “Swacch Parivar” to raise general awareness about Cleanliness among the rural
population in the vicinal villages of Dhanbad.
5) Organised “Youth to Business Forum” in our college IIT(ISM) Dhanbad. It involved Panel Discussion among
Businessmen of different backgrounds, followed by a presentation on “Importance of MBA”. More than 200
college sophomore students participated in it.
6) Contributed in developing strategic plan of action for the growth of AIESEC ISM Dhanbad in National
Expansion Conference organised by AIESEC India at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.


E) June 2012 to July 2012: GCDP (Global Community Development Program) Internship at University of Mauritius

1) Worked in a team of 10 interns from 8 different countries.
2) Conducted presentations on different management topics such as Effective Learning, Creativity and Innovation and Time Management for the students of University of Mauritius.
3) Organised Social Awareness Programs on AIDS and Diabetes among general population of Mauritius.

Post MBA, I want to leverage my entrepreneurial skills and want to specialise in Marketing/ Finance. I've shortlisted following schools :

Ambitious :
1) Ross School of Business
2) Darden School of Business
3) Stanford Graduate School of Business
4) Harvard Business School

Safe :
1) W. P. Carey School of Business
2) Simon Business School
3) Tepper School of Business
4) Eli Broad College of Business

I've planned to apply for Class of 2021. Please suggest if I have made the appropriate selection . Also, if there is any other school I should include in my selection as per my profile.

Thanks for your time and concern.

Ayushman Mathur
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Hello ayushman1103

While your work ex and IIT brand helps, the 720 GMAT makes things a bit 'iffy' for the 'ambitious' schools. Keep in mind Indians (and more so IIT-ians) are among high scorers on GMAT.
At the same time in your written applicatin focus on the 6 admission factors mentioned here.
Coming to career goals not sure how your future goals tie in with your past experience. Showcase what transferable skills you have and what gaps you wish the MBA to fill.
You have the good in place, key here is execution now.

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ayushman1103 wrote:
Hello,

Please evaluate my profile for B School Applications

GMAT Score : 720 ( Q51 , V35 , IR7 , AWA5.5 )

Age - 25 , Indian , Male

Education :

B.Tech + M.Tech in Mining Engineering from IIT ( ISM ) Dhanbad - Overall grade = 7.01/10
10th ( Secondary Education ) - 92.2 % . Scored 94% in Mathematics.
12th ( Higher Secondary Education ) - 81.4% . Secured 100 % marks in Mathematics and got Certificate of Merit for being in top 0.1 % of students in India.

Work Experience : ( 3 Years by the time I go for MBA)

A) July 2016 to Present: Founder and Owner of Shilpi Crafts (Ecommerce Store of Imitation Jewelry)

1) Developed the idea from the scratch into a fully-grown E-commerce store with nationwide services.
2) Designed the complete website. Built up the brand value of Shilpi Crafts via Digital Marketing.
3) Product finalisation entailing product research, designing, photography, and cataloging.
4) Managed more than 12 artisans during peak sales month.
5) Developed and ran marketing campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, achieving a relevance score of 10(maximum) in several campaigns.
6) Learnt Jewelry Making and became Certified Artisan recognised by Government of India.
7) Participated in the Regional and National Level Art and Crafts Exhibitions and increased the customer base by more than 50%.
8) Increased the Revenue by more than 200 % to 2 Million INR in the second year itself.

B) June 2016 – 21 Days Gurukul Program in Dharamshala by Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His
Holiness The Dalai Lama


1) Got 100 % scholarship on the interview basis. Overall 30 students selected from all over India
2) Learnt Buddhist Meditation in detail. Even got the fruitful lessons from His Holiness Dalai Lama.
3) Through daily classes, learnt about Brain Science, Mind Philosophy and Meditation Techniques.
4) Got a chance to interact with the President of Tibet in exile, Mr. Lobsang Sangay.

C) June 2015:1 Month Internship at Paradise Real Infra Ltd.(Real Estate Trading Company) Surat, Gujrat

1) Gave needful suggestions for enhancing the marketing of its products with customer centric approach.
2) Studied their marketing “Blue Ocean Strategy” in detail.
3) Closed the sales of more than 400,000 INR

D) January 2012 to June 2013: AIESEC ISM Dhanbad

1) Lead more than 15 people
2) Became and played role of Vice President of different departments: “Outgoing Exchange”, “Incoming Exchange”, “Finance” and “Business Development”.
3) Organized Bal Kalakar, a fund raising event, which involved singing and drawing competition in Dhanbad
involving participations from more than 500 school students. We raised more than 100,000 INR for the students
of Blind School and Jeevan Jyoti (School for differently abled kids)
4) Organised a social event, “Swacch Parivar” to raise general awareness about Cleanliness among the rural
population in the vicinal villages of Dhanbad.
5) Organised “Youth to Business Forum” in our college IIT(ISM) Dhanbad. It involved Panel Discussion among
Businessmen of different backgrounds, followed by a presentation on “Importance of MBA”. More than 200
college sophomore students participated in it.
6) Contributed in developing strategic plan of action for the growth of AIESEC ISM Dhanbad in National
Expansion Conference organised by AIESEC India at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.


E) June 2012 to July 2012: GCDP (Global Community Development Program) Internship at University of Mauritius

1) Worked in a team of 10 interns from 8 different countries.
2) Conducted presentations on different management topics such as Effective Learning, Creativity and Innovation and Time Management for the students of University of Mauritius.
3) Organised Social Awareness Programs on AIDS and Diabetes among general population of Mauritius.

Post MBA, I want to leverage my entrepreneurial skills and want to specialise in Marketing/ Finance. I've shortlisted following schools :

Ambitious :
1) Ross School of Business
2) Darden School of Business
3) Stanford Graduate School of Business
4) Harvard Business School

Safe :
1) W. P. Carey School of Business
2) Simon Business School
3) Tepper School of Business
4) Eli Broad College of Business

I've planned to apply for Class of 2021. Please suggest if I have made the appropriate selection . Also, if there is any other school I should include in my selection as per my profile.

Thanks for your time and concern.

Ayushman Mathur

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ayushman1103 wrote:
Hello,

Please evaluate my profile for B School Applications

GMAT Score : 720 ( Q51 , V35 , IR7 , AWA5.5 )

Age - 25 , Indian , Male

Education :

B.Tech + M.Tech in Mining Engineering from IIT ( ISM ) Dhanbad - Overall grade = 7.01/10
10th ( Secondary Education ) - 92.2 % . Scored 94% in Mathematics.
12th ( Higher Secondary Education ) - 81.4% . Secured 100 % marks in Mathematics and got Certificate of Merit for being in top 0.1 % of students in India.

Work Experience : ( 3 Years by the time I go for MBA)

A) July 2016 to Present: Founder and Owner of Shilpi Crafts (Ecommerce Store of Imitation Jewelry)

1) Developed the idea from the scratch into a fully-grown E-commerce store with nationwide services.
2) Designed the complete website. Built up the brand value of Shilpi Crafts via Digital Marketing.
3) Product finalisation entailing product research, designing, photography, and cataloging.
4) Managed more than 12 artisans during peak sales month.
5) Developed and ran marketing campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, achieving a relevance score of 10(maximum) in several campaigns.
6) Learnt Jewelry Making and became Certified Artisan recognised by Government of India.
7) Participated in the Regional and National Level Art and Crafts Exhibitions and increased the customer base by more than 50%.
8) Increased the Revenue by more than 200 % to 2 Million INR in the second year itself.

B) June 2016 – 21 Days Gurukul Program in Dharamshala by Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His
Holiness The Dalai Lama


1) Got 100 % scholarship on the interview basis. Overall 30 students selected from all over India
2) Learnt Buddhist Meditation in detail. Even got the fruitful lessons from His Holiness Dalai Lama.
3) Through daily classes, learnt about Brain Science, Mind Philosophy and Meditation Techniques.
4) Got a chance to interact with the President of Tibet in exile, Mr. Lobsang Sangay.

C) June 2015:1 Month Internship at Paradise Real Infra Ltd.(Real Estate Trading Company) Surat, Gujrat

1) Gave needful suggestions for enhancing the marketing of its products with customer centric approach.
2) Studied their marketing “Blue Ocean Strategy” in detail.
3) Closed the sales of more than 400,000 INR

D) January 2012 to June 2013: AIESEC ISM Dhanbad

1) Lead more than 15 people
2) Became and played role of Vice President of different departments: “Outgoing Exchange”, “Incoming Exchange”, “Finance” and “Business Development”.
3) Organized Bal Kalakar, a fund raising event, which involved singing and drawing competition in Dhanbad
involving participations from more than 500 school students. We raised more than 100,000 INR for the students
of Blind School and Jeevan Jyoti (School for differently abled kids)
4) Organised a social event, “Swacch Parivar” to raise general awareness about Cleanliness among the rural
population in the vicinal villages of Dhanbad.
5) Organised “Youth to Business Forum” in our college IIT(ISM) Dhanbad. It involved Panel Discussion among
Businessmen of different backgrounds, followed by a presentation on “Importance of MBA”. More than 200
college sophomore students participated in it.
6) Contributed in developing strategic plan of action for the growth of AIESEC ISM Dhanbad in National
Expansion Conference organised by AIESEC India at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.


E) June 2012 to July 2012: GCDP (Global Community Development Program) Internship at University of Mauritius

1) Worked in a team of 10 interns from 8 different countries.
2) Conducted presentations on different management topics such as Effective Learning, Creativity and Innovation and Time Management for the students of University of Mauritius.
3) Organised Social Awareness Programs on AIDS and Diabetes among general population of Mauritius.

Post MBA, I want to leverage my entrepreneurial skills and want to specialise in Marketing/ Finance. I've shortlisted following schools :

Ambitious :
1) Ross School of Business
2) Darden School of Business
3) Stanford Graduate School of Business
4) Harvard Business School

Safe :
1) W. P. Carey School of Business
2) Simon Business School
3) Tepper School of Business
4) Eli Broad College of Business

I've planned to apply for Class of 2021. Please suggest if I have made the appropriate selection . Also, if there is any other school I should include in my selection as per my profile.

Thanks for your time and concern.

Ayushman Mathur


Hi Ayushman,

I agree with the view above that your GMAT score will not be competitive at the 'ambitious' programs you have listed. Its difficult for us to suggest b-schools to you because we don't know much about your profile at this point in time and we don't know what your goals are.

I'd like to point out that we have increasingly seen a number of entrepreneurs applying to b-schools. Every third person we talk to has dabbled in some form of entrepreneurship. An entrepreneurial profile that used to be niche until a few years ago has become pretty mainstream now in the MBA circuit. I am not trying to discourage you but I am merely pointing out that you need to submit a super solid application in order to make it into your target programs.

And if you are aiming at the higher ranked b-schools as you have mentioned, go for them, but apply with a better GMAt score.
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