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# Profile Evaluation

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Joined: 12 Aug 2017
Posts: 73
Location: United Kingdom
GMAT 1: 690 Q50 V33
GMAT 2: 740 Q50 V40
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17 Aug 2017, 06:49
Hello Experts

First Let me introduce myself.

I am a Mechanical Engineer with 8.5 years experience in Product Design. (Design of metro Trains & high speed trains )
Currently I am working in UK for Bombardier Transport, Derby as a Work Package Leader for the East Anglia train design team.
Professionally, I have taken up some challenging jobs & have some significant professional achievements (Bagged a multi million dollar project last year for QUEST global, Crucial in developing talent pool in rail domain for QUEST Global, Have been awarded more than a dozen times in my career for performance, Experience of handling client from 5 different nationalities, Worked from client locations for more than 4 years of my career including 1+ years in UK & France)

I have a below average academic background.10th (83%), 12th (49%) & Btech (63%).
I have a GMAT score of 690 (Q50, V33, IR6, AWA 5).
Considering my poor academic background, I am planning to retake GMAT in order to give myself a fighting chance. But due to work pressure I am unable to devote time for GMAT prep.

Any Data or information on these below questions will be immensely helpful to me in order to get a clarity.
1A. I need an insight on how much a below average academic background such as mine can hamper my chances at IIMA,B & C? 1B. What is the acceptance rate at these schools?

2A. Schools that I will have a good chance with GMAT 690? 2B. What is the acceptance rate at these schools?

3. Considering my poor academic background, is a GMAT score of 750+ is must for me or do I have a fair chance even with 690?

4. When Should I retake GMAT if I wish to apply this year? (I am thinking OCT last week)?
Regards
Alok
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Location: United States
Concentration: Marketing, Organizational Behavior
Schools: Kellogg
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17 Aug 2017, 18:27
alokkumardashgmat wrote:
Hello Experts

First Let me introduce myself.

I am a Mechanical Engineer with 8.5 years experience in Product Design. (Design of metro Trains & high speed trains )
Currently I am working in UK for Bombardier Transport, Derby as a Work Package Leader for the East Anglia train design team.
Professionally, I have taken up some challenging jobs & have some significant professional achievements (Bagged a multi million dollar project last year for QUEST global, Crucial in developing talent pool in rail domain for QUEST Global, Have been awarded more than a dozen times in my career for performance, Experience of handling client from 5 different nationalities, Worked from client locations for more than 4 years of my career including 1+ years in UK & France)

I have a below average academic background.10th (83%), 12th (49%) & Btech (63%).
I have a GMAT score of 690 (Q50, V33, IR6, AWA 5).
Considering my poor academic background, I am planning to retake GMAT in order to give myself a fighting chance. But due to work pressure I am unable to devote time for GMAT prep.

Any Data or information on these below questions will be immensely helpful to me in order to get a clarity.
1A. I need an insight on how much a below average academic background such as mine can hamper my chances at IIMA,B & C? 1B. What is the acceptance rate at these schools? Some stats for you at IIM A, B and C: http://www.mba.com/india/plan-for-busin ... a/iim.aspx
http://www.oneyearmba.co.in/iim-b-execu ... d-iit-nit/
http://www.mba.com/india/plan-for-busin ... -iimc.aspx

2A. Schools that I will have a good chance with GMAT 690? 2B. What is the acceptance rate at these schools? Honestly for US MBA programs in top 20 that 690 GMAT is going to be tough

3. Considering my poor academic background, is a GMAT score of 750+ is must for me or do I have a fair chance even with 690? Your chances go up a lot with a higher GMAT given how competitive your pool is.

4. When Should I retake GMAT if I wish to apply this year? (I am thinking OCT last week)? I'd take it when I felt I had better practice results- closer to your goal
Regards
Alok

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24 Aug 2017, 23:52
Thank you for giving this information
Re: Profile Evaluation   [#permalink] 24 Aug 2017, 23:52
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