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Pradeeps0013 wrote:
Hello,

Please evaluate my profile for 2019 class of ISB.

I am an Automobile Engineer, currently working with BEML Limited (A Ministry of Defense Undertaking) as Assistant Manager- After Sales Service and would have a total work experience of 7 years by March'2018 of which 4 years in Marketing (after sales services) and 3 years in design and development.

I took my GMAT in Jan' 2018 and got an overall score of 690 (48 Q, 37 V, 5.5 AWA, 4 IR :( ). I am going to attempt GMAT one more time in March 2018 and is aiming for 730 overall score.


Current Role: I am looking after after-sales service of BEML Limited. My job requires me to travel extensively in interior areas of J&K along with Army and Border Road Organisation. I am leading a team of 3 service engineers and solve and guide service related issues pertaining to our equipment (Earthmoving machinery). We attend customer calls, provide them warranty support/ guidance to resolve service issues. I manage warranty spare part inventory to cater to future warranty failures and optimise spare inventory for reduced material handling costs. I also maintain all records related to equipment failures and provide regular feedback to production and design teams to avoid future failures and suggest design improvements to optimise equipment efficiency. I monitor equipment performance continuously and boost spare parts sales by recommending a purchase of original spares to customers.

I was promoted once in my total stay of 6 years at BEML Limited.

I love to play Snooker and watch cricket. I am learning to play the flute but is currently a novice.

Post my MBA, I want to take on roles in operation management or strategy.

Target Schools: ISB, IIMA- PGPX, IIMB- EPGP, IIMC- PGPEX and XLRI- GMP (2019 Batch)

Please suggest me some additional courses or activities which I may indulge myself in to upgrade my profile and boost my chances of selection for 2019 batch.

I really appreciate the time you would take out to evaluate my profile. Thank you in advance.



Hi Pradeep,

B-schools have increasingly been accepting applicants from PSUs so that's a good sign. That said, much will depend upon your profile and what YOU bring to the table. A key criterion for admission is the impact you have made in your professional life, which essentially means, what are your work-related achievements? I'd like to understand what your key achievements at work at - how have you impacted the costs/profitability?

Second, a promotion in six years seems in line with the company norm or is this an early promotion?

Third, your extracurricular activities are a little dated. You were in college atleast 6-7 years ago, and you don't seem to have done much since then. Well, starting the application process early has its advantages and you can benefit from it- get involved in some volunteering activities. I always suggest applicants to chase one activity but build some depth in it. Again, impact and achievements are important here as well.

Fourth, retaking the GMAT is a good idea, but at the same time, do work upon the points listed above- if your after sales service role does not give you much opportunity to make quantitative impact, work out how you can enhance your role within your organization - we could probably discuss this offline- feel free to reach out by filling the profile evaluation form (link in signature).

Fifth- your goals. A role in operations management ties in with your current experience. However, in the application, you will have to be very clear about the role/position and companies that you will work for. You will also have to be aspirational - your post MBA goal should not be something you can achieve easily without an MBA. Internal strategy roles are few and far-between, so you should mention these only if you have identified some of these recruiting at your target b-schools.

Sixth, I am happy that you have selected a range of business schools to apply to. It maximizes your chances of admissions. Although the GMAt score of 690 is just about ok for ISB, but when you are applying to so many colleges, a retake is a safer strategy.
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Hi,

Can you Please evaluate my profile. I am targeting GMAT around June 2018

Me:
- 31 yr old Indian Male
- Did my schooling from CBSE board- ~12 Years, Grades : 73.8% Xth, 62.2% XIIth
- Engineering from Indore Institute of Science and Technology (RGTU Bhopal) with 73.75 %


Extra curricular:
-Good Athlete at school and college level (Had various certificates and medals)
-Have been part of College Cultural and Sports committee.
-Played Cricket and Football in school (at school level and college level),was into debating in school and college.
-Was House Captain in the Year 2001.
-Was Head boy in the year 2002.
-Have been part of organizing committee for fests in college.
-Am part of the CSR team in my organization.
-In addition to this, I had also given tuitions to the needed, not working with any organisation but on my own, as I always believed that Education is the one thing that can create difference.

Work Experience:
- Will complete 7 years in march 2018 in the IT sector firms. (Currently working as a Sr Software Engineer, Role BA/QA Role)
- One year Client Side Experience (Currently working in Johannesburg, South Africa at Client Location)
- After Engg, for 1.5 years I have an experience as Lecturer and also as Business Development for one of the Institutions.

I am not sure what GMAT score will I need and with my current profile, And will I be able to target ISB after a good GMAT score considering my academics, work experience and also taking into account the huge pool of applicants from, which is as (Indian IT Male). So can you please let me know in which areas I can improve so that I can make my application look good and substantial? and considering all the above aspects of my profile will I be able to target ISB (Esp in terms of age factor, I have heard ISB is reluctant in taking candidates above 30 years of age).

Any kind of inputs will be appreciated.

Also which colleges I should can target in India or abroad.

Looking forward to your response.
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Please review my profile for the ISB 2020 batch admissions:

X- 86%
XII- 77%
B.Tech (Civil)- 7.63 CGPA from a top 5 National Institute of Technology

Workex- 31 months till date (Will be around 40 months when I am planning to apply) in a 'Special Purpose Vehicle' of the Government of India and State Government. I have worked in the Tendering Section of a couple of massive public transportation projects worth US$ 3 Billion (INR 20,000 Cr.) in total. I had huge exposure while working here such as interacting with railway board members, managing supreme court cases, preparing monthly fund disbursement plans & timelines for funds to be received from international funding agencies such as World Bank, EIB, etc. and working in independent capacity directly under the MD for about 6 months. I have had consultants, much senior and experienced to me being instructed by me during these last 6 months. I also got a couple of back to back promotions in the organization and working at managerial position right now.

Extra Curriculars-
Wrote fictional stories on a famous website. One of these stories was within the top 3 of the genre for a long time.
Played guitar in a couple of events.
Participated in street play event in college and won second prize.
Organised a business event in college.
Almost nil during job.

Co curriculars-
Nothing too stellar during college, just won a couple of district level math and science competitions/scholarships during my school days.

I am aiming for my MBA in Strategy and Leadership from ISB as well as industry specialization in Infrastructure. Although my work-ex provided me extraordinary learning opportunities and exposure, I feel that I am achieving stagnation, lower growth (having been working in a government organization) and lack of challenging assignments in my current domain of work. I want to carry my experience of working in massive infrastructure projects and apply them to grow in business and strategy consulting after MBA. I am hoping that an year at ISB would enable me to bridge the gap between what I know and how to apply them in consulting profiles.

I am planning to appear for GMAT this summer and aiming for a score of around 750. Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know of my realistic chances to get a call from ISB. Based on this evaluation, I will have to decide whether I should go for a 2 year MBA from an average college this year or aim for ISB.
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New post 11 Feb 2018, 07:27
Sorry to have posted this request here and not in the relevant thread. Based on my profile evaluation, I have to take an important decision by the end of this week.

Please review my profile for the ISB 2020 batch admissions:

X- 86%
XII- 77%
B.Tech (Civil)- 7.63 CGPA from a top 5 National Institute of Technology

Workex- 31 months till date (Will be around 40 months when I am planning to apply) in a 'Special Purpose Vehicle' of the Government of India and State Government. I have worked in the Tendering Section of a couple of massive public transportation projects worth US$ 3 Billion (INR 20,000 Cr.) in total. I had huge exposure while working here such as interacting with railway board members, managing supreme court cases, preparing monthly fund disbursement plans & timelines for funds to be received from international funding agencies such as World Bank, EIB, etc. and working in independent capacity directly under the MD for about 6 months. I have had consultants, much senior and experienced to me being instructed by me during these last 6 months. I also got a couple of back to back promotions in the organization and working at managerial position right now.

Extra Curriculars-
Wrote fictional stories on a famous website. One of these stories was within the top 3 of the genre for a long time.
Played guitar in a couple of events.
Participated in street play event in college and won second prize.
Organised a business event in college.
Almost nil during job.

Co curriculars-
Nothing too stellar during college, just won a couple of district level math and science competitions/scholarships during my school days.

I am aiming for my MBA in Strategy and Leadership from ISB as well as industry specialization in Infrastructure. Although my work-ex provided me extraordinary learning opportunities and exposure, I feel that I am achieving stagnation, lower growth (having been working in a government organization) and lack of challenging assignments in my current domain of work. I want to carry my experience of working in massive infrastructure projects and apply them to grow in business and strategy consulting after MBA. I am hoping that an year at ISB would enable me to bridge the gap between what I know and how to apply them in consulting profiles.

I am planning to appear for GMAT this summer and aiming for a score of around 750. Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know of my realistic chances to get a call from ISB. Based on this evaluation, I will have to decide whether I should go for a 2 year MBA from an average college this year or aim for ISB.
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Class X 6.8/10
XII 56%
Science stream
Graduation - BBA from Calcutta University
58% among top 10% of the class
GMAT 720

Work Experience
Worked 1.5 years in a leading IT company in Customer Services
As a Trainer and Customer service manager
Left the job to educate 43 under privileged children for a year. (Break for a year).
Trained 800 freshers to promote employment in northeast states. (Project with a leading IT company).
2 years of Fellowship full time experience with Teach for india
Total Experience of 3. 5 years including TFI fellowship






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New post 12 Feb 2018, 23:07
Hi,

Kindly evaluate my profile and suggest what can be improved to be a good candidate for next intake.
Below is a brief summary of my profile:

Name: Ankit Kaushik
Nationality: Indian
WE: 56 months (IT), will complete 5 years this July
GMAT: 710 (Q-50, V-35)

Extra Curricular:
1. Participated in state level cricket and football tournaments
2. Part of sports club in Tech Mahindra (My previous organization)
3. Conducted some organization-level events
4. Frequent traveler (already been to 21 states in India) -- not sure whether this comes under extra curricular

Academic Background:

1. B.Tech(IT)- 69.96%
2. XII- 61.6%
3. X- 90.6%

Awards & Achievements:

1. Constantly awarded top performer award
2. Certified Hadoop developer
3. Winner of several intra-organization sports events

Thanks,
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New post 13 Feb 2018, 12:17
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RahulDobriyal wrote:
Hello Evaluators,

Please reviee my profile for ISB

10th - 89% ICSE
12th - 74% CBSE
CGPA - 7.99 NIT Kurukshetra
Work Ex. - 3 Years as Data Analyst
GMAT : 720

pls let me know if i missed anything


Hi RahulDobriyal,

We are a bit late in responding to you. Apologies for the same :)

While your GMAT score looks good, we would need more information about your role at work, leadership experiences, extra-curricular engagements etc in order to make a complete assessment. In case you haven't already applied in the previous round, please feel free to share your details with us and we will be happy to help :)

All the best!

Worked as Trainee Analyst for 1 year and analyst for another 1.5 years... Now working as Senior Analyst...

My work include forecast modeling, dashboarding and marketing related to Pharmaceutical Analytics...

Have been in Technical societies in college and been selected as Placement Coordinator of my graduate college...

I am also helping a friend's ngo to create tools and reports for their meetings and data.
Also i click pictures for a Travel startup. That is something i do on Personal interest.

Thanks and please let me know if i missed anything
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New post 13 Feb 2018, 23:39
Pras19 wrote:
Hi,

Can you Please evaluate my profile. I am targeting GMAT around June 2018

Me:
- 31 yr old Indian Male
- Did my schooling from CBSE board- ~12 Years, Grades : 73.8% Xth, 62.2% XIIth
- Engineering from Indore Institute of Science and Technology (RGTU Bhopal) with 73.75 %

Work Experience:
- Will complete 7 years in march 2018 in the IT sector firms. (Currently working as a Sr Software Engineer, Role BA/QA Role)
- One year Client Side Experience (Currently working in Johannesburg, South Africa at Client Location)
- After Engg, for 1.5 years I have an experience as Lecturer and also as Business Development for one of the Institutions.

I am not sure what GMAT score will I need and with my current profile, And will I be able to target ISB after a good GMAT score considering my academics, work experience and also taking into account the huge pool of applicants from, which is as (Indian IT Male). So can you please let me know in which areas I can improve so that I can make my application look good and substantial? and considering all the above aspects of my profile will I be able to target ISB (Esp in terms of age factor, I have heard ISB is reluctant in taking candidates above 30 years of age).

Any kind of inputs will be appreciated.

Also which colleges I should can target in India or abroad.

Looking forward to your response.
Thanks
Prashant Gupta



Hi Prashant,

ISB does accept applicants with more work experience. All students with 8+ years' work experience form part of the Senior executive Club that caters to their need while at ISB.

So you still have a chance at ISB, however, given the intense competition for any age group, you will have to establish yourself as a worthy candidate. Do remember that your work experience is the most important factor for any business school- you are after all applying for a business education. Your write-up, however, has the least focus on your work experience. most crucial questions are- how have you grown professionally? What are your work-related achievements and overall impact? What are your leadership experiences? What will you contribute to ISB?

Regarding the GMAT- aim for a 700+ score- the higher the better.

I am unable to suggest areas where you can improve your profile without understanding your experience in more depth- the description above is not sufficient. For that, you can reach out to us for a profile evaluation.
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tush1992 wrote:
Please review my profile for the ISB 2020 batch admissions:

X- 86%
XII- 77%
B.Tech (Civil)- 7.63 CGPA from a top 5 National Institute of Technology

Workex- 31 months till date (Will be around 40 months when I am planning to apply) in a 'Special Purpose Vehicle' of the Government of India and State Government. I have worked in the Tendering Section of a couple of massive public transportation projects worth US$ 3 Billion (INR 20,000 Cr.) in total. I had huge exposure while working here such as interacting with railway board members, managing supreme court cases, preparing monthly fund disbursement plans & timelines for funds to be received from international funding agencies such as World Bank, EIB, etc. and working in independent capacity directly under the MD for about 6 months. I have had consultants, much senior and experienced to me being instructed by me during these last 6 months. I also got a couple of back to back promotions in the organization and working at managerial position right now.

Extra Curriculars-
Wrote fictional stories on a famous website. One of these stories was within the top 3 of the genre for a long time.
Played guitar in a couple of events.
Participated in street play event in college and won second prize.
Organised a business event in college.
Almost nil during job.

Co curriculars-
Nothing too stellar during college, just won a couple of district level math and science competitions/scholarships during my school days.

I am aiming for my MBA in Strategy and Leadership from ISB as well as industry specialization in Infrastructure. Although my work-ex provided me extraordinary learning opportunities and exposure, I feel that I am achieving stagnation, lower growth (having been working in a government organization) and lack of challenging assignments in my current domain of work. I want to carry my experience of working in massive infrastructure projects and apply them to grow in business and strategy consulting after MBA. I am hoping that an year at ISB would enable me to bridge the gap between what I know and how to apply them in consulting profiles.

I am planning to appear for GMAT this summer and aiming for a score of around 750. Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know of my realistic chances to get a call from ISB. Based on this evaluation, I will have to decide whether I should go for a 2 year MBA from an average college this year or aim for ISB.


That's great work experience and its differentiated from most other applicants'. India's got a great future for large infra projects, so I see real value in your experience for an MBA classroom. Working in the Government sector makes this experience all the more valuable.
Go ahead and take your GMAT and score that ~750.

While you should definitely apply to ISB, you could also look at some two year options- both of these are not mutually exclusive, so you could apply to both one year and two year MBAs. YOur decision of joining should be based on what the b-school can offer you in terms of job opportunities and overall academic and campus experience.

You still have some time to pick up a couple of activities for your extracurriculars. Although they are not a make or break factor at ISB, yet, its good to present a more well-rounded profile.
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Class X 6.8/10
XII 56%
Science stream
Graduation - BBA from Calcutta University
58% among top 10% of the class
GMAT 720

Work Experience
Worked 1.5 years in a leading IT company in Customer Services
As a Trainer and Customer service manager

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Left the job to educate 43 under privileged children for a year. (Break for a year).
Trained 800 freshers to promote employment in northeast states. (Project with a leading IT company).


Is this the same as the TFI fellowship or it's in addition?

2 years of Fellowship full time experience with Teach for india
Total Experience of 3. 5 years including TFI fellowship

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Teach for India experience is generally valued by b-schools, so you stand a realistic chance. However much will depend upon the quality of your application, your goals and why MBA. It will be crucial to know what are your work-related achievements and impact.
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suraj1705 wrote:
Class X 6.8/10
XII 56%
Science stream
Graduation - BBA from Calcutta University
58% among top 10% of the class
GMAT 720

Work Experience
Worked 1.5 years in a leading IT company in Customer Services
As a Trainer and Customer service manager



Quote:
Left the job to educate 43 under privileged children for a year. (Break for a year).
Trained 800 freshers to promote employment in northeast states. (Project with a leading IT company).


Is this the same as the TFI fellowship or it's in addition?


Quote:
2 years of Fellowship full time experience with Teach for india
Total Experience of 3. 5 years including TFI fellowship


Teach for India experience is generally valued by b-schools, so you stand a realistic chance. However much will depend upon the quality of your application, your goals and why MBA. It will be crucial to know what are your work-related achievements and impact.
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Hi,

Kindly evaluate my profile and suggest what can be improved to be a good candidate for next intake.
Below is a brief summary of my profile:

Name: Ankit Kaushik
Nationality: Indian
WE: 56 months (IT), will complete 5 years this July
GMAT: 710 (Q-50, V-35)

Extra Curricular:
1. Participated in state level cricket and football tournaments
2. Part of sports club in Tech Mahindra (My previous organization)
3. Conducted some organization-level events
4. Frequent traveler (already been to 21 states in India) -- not sure whether this comes under extra curricular

Academic Background:

1. B.Tech(IT)- 69.96%
2. XII- 61.6%
3. X- 90.6%

Awards & Achievements:

1. Constantly awarded top performer award
2. Certified Hadoop developer
3. Winner of several intra-organization sports events

Thanks,
Ankit Kaushik


Hi Ankit,
Please mention details about your work experience. What do you do at work? What are your achievements? your career progressions? the teams that you lead and your overall impact? why do you want to do an MBA?
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Hi,

Kindly evaluate my profile and suggest what can be improved to be a good candidate for next intake.
Below is a brief summary of my profile:

Name: Ankit Kaushik
Nationality: Indian
WE: 56 months (IT), will complete 5 years this July
GMAT: 710 (Q-50, V-35)

Extra Curricular:
1. Participated in state level cricket and football tournaments
2. Part of sports club in Tech Mahindra (My previous organization)
3. Conducted some organization-level events
4. Frequent traveler (already been to 21 states in India) -- not sure whether this comes under extra curricular

Academic Background:

1. B.Tech(IT)- 69.96%
2. XII- 61.6%
3. X- 90.6%

Awards & Achievements:

1. Constantly awarded top performer award
2. Certified Hadoop developer
3. Winner of several intra-organization sports events

Thanks,
Ankit Kaushik


Hi Ankit,
Please mention details about your work experience. What do you do at work? What are your achievements? your career progressions? the teams that you lead and your overall impact? why do you want to do an MBA?


Hi,

I am working as an ETL developer at Accenture in banking domain project. I have experience of leading a team of 11 members.
Currently my role is Application Development Senior Analyst. I have to review requirements, connect with clients and provide solutions by creating/enhancing codes. I have to deal with lots of consultants as part of my work. And, I believe that I can be a good consultant as well. So, I have an inclination towards Consultancy and that is the reason behind my will to go for MBA.
I was also a part of interview committee, which will hire people for the project. I have been a top performer throughout my professional career. I have already listed some of the achievements above.

Thanks for the time for reviewing my profile.
Much appreciated,
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Hi,

It would be great if someone could suggest the score I should aim for in GMAT?

Academics:
B.Tech with GPA of 8/10
10th :88.1 %
12th: 93.9%

I have been working in IT for 4 and a half years.

What are the chances of me getting through ISB ?

Please advise.

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Hi,

It would be great if someone could suggest the score I should aim for in GMAT?

Academics:
B.Tech with GPA of 8/10
10th :88.1 %
12th: 93.9%

I have been working in IT for 4 and a half years.

What are the chances of me getting through ISB ?

Please advise.

Thanks,
Vivek


Hi vivek341,

Thanks for your query.

Your academic scores are definitely in good shape and while we don't have detailed information on your professional achievements, leadership experience etc. we would definitely recommend that you aim for a score around 720. IT Males make a large percentage of the applicant pool at ISB and a higher GMAT score is definitely expected of you.
Having said the above, the GMAT is only one factor in the entire process (a very important one definitely). You also need to focus on preparing a set of well-rounded essays, which appropriately represent you calibre and showcase a very logical set of career goals. This too will have an impact on your chances.

We would like to take this opportunity to offer you a detailed profile evaluation for free. Please do reach out to us in case you feel the need for the same.

Hope this helps.

All the best! :)
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New post 16 Feb 2018, 22:07
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Class X 6.8/10
XII 56%
Science stream
Graduation - BBA from Calcutta University
58% among top 10% of the class
GMAT 720

Work Experience
Worked 1.5 years in a leading IT company in Customer Services
As a Trainer and Customer service manager
Left the job to educate 43 under privileged children for a year. (Break for a year).
Trained 800 freshers to promote employment in northeast states. (Project with a leading IT company).
2 years of Fellowship full time experience with Teach for india
Total Experience of 3. 5 years including TFI fellowship


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Hi suraj1705,

Thanks for writing.

Your leadership experience, coupled with the TFI Fellowship will definitely hold a lot of value. The GMAT score, too, is in good shape :) That said, we strongly recommend that you focus on creating essays that not only represent your potential to the fullest but also portray a set of career goals which are in strong with your existing story.

Should you feel the need to discuss this further, please do reach out to us.

Good Luck! :)
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Ayan4 wrote:
Hi,

Will be highly obliged if someone can evaluate my profile for ISB
GMAT 710(Q49,V37,IR6,AWA4) 1st attempt

Academics:
B.Tech GPA of 8.42/10
10th : 82.4 % (State board)
12th: 80.75% (State board)

I am 28 years male. Have 6.5 years of working experience in a PSU under the dept. of atomic energy.
Have worked in different areas such as design, commissioning and maintenance of nuclear power plants
Hobbies: Playing Guitar, Cooking, Painting

What are the chances of getting through ISB for Round 1 admission this year?
Any advice will be highly appreciated.

Thanks & regards,
Ayan


Hi Ayan4

Thanks for sharing your details.

While the extent of your professional experience and GPA look in good shape, much will depend on your work-place achievements, leadership experience, and team skills and since you have not shared the same in detail, it will be a bit difficult for us to comment on the same. Certainly, the GMAT score is also alright. However, considering you were able to score this in only one attempt, we suggest you retake the test once more (you will definitely be able to boost this :)). Further, considering there is still some time at hand, we suggest that you add some additional talking points to your profile in terms of CSR experience/Toastmaster etc. :)

In short, you do have a good chance at cracking ISB, already but if you keep the above points in mind, you will immensely boost your chances :)

In case you need any other help, please reach out to us.

All the best!



Hi,
Thanks for evaluating my profile. I am planning to do some certification course on analytics.Could you suggest some good courses that may be used as additional talking points in my profile.
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Hi All,

It would be great if someone could evaluate my profile for ISB and suggest areas for improvement.
Thanks in advance.

GMAT Score: 680 (Q51 V30)

Academics:
10th - 86%(CBSE)
12th - 89%(CBSE)
Graduated from BITS-Pilani (B.E. Civil) - 7.65/10

I am 26 years old male and will complete 4 years of work ex by August of 2018 (currently 3.5 years of work ex). I started my career in the field of Analytics Consulting with Mu Sigma then moved into Supply Chain Analytics Consulting with Accenture. I have worked with Accenture for 2.5 years and was recently promoted.
I help world's leading organizations transform their supply chain by solving business problems using business knowledge, advanced analytics and machine learning.
Right now I am leading a project for one of the world's biggest technology enterprise.

I am planning to give GMAT another shot in a couple of months, I should be able to get my score above 700.

Awards and Recognition-
1. Won star performer in 12th for being in top 10 of the 12th standard
2. Won SPOT award at Accenture for individual contribution in my projects
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Hi All,

It would be great if someone could evaluate my profile for ISB and suggest areas for improvement.
Thanks in advance.

GMAT Score: 680 (Q51 V30)

Academics:
10th - 86%(CBSE)
12th - 89%(CBSE)
Graduated from BITS-Pilani (B.E. Civil) - 7.65/10

I am 26 years old male and will complete 4 years of work ex by August of 2018 (currently 3.5 years of work ex). I started my career in the field of Analytics Consulting with Mu Sigma then moved into Supply Chain Analytics Consulting with Accenture. I have worked with Accenture for 2.5 years and was recently promoted.
I help world's leading organizations transform their supply chain by solving business problems using business knowledge, advanced analytics and machine learning.
Right now I am leading a project for one of the world's biggest technology enterprise.

I am planning to give GMAT another shot in a couple of months, I should be able to get my score above 700.

Awards and Recognition-
1. Won star performer in 12th for being in top 10 of the 12th standard
2. Won SPOT award at Accenture for individual contribution in my projects


Hi qwertybd,

Hope you're well :)

A lot certainly works for you ~ With BITS Pilani, you have a good pedigree, you have substantial work experience with good leadership experience and Awards in your kitty, plus you also have a number of talking points in terms of the work you have done at each organization. Each of these factors will definitely help strengthen your application. Of course, your career goals and essay will have a big role to play as well and we suggest you put good thought into the same.

Having said the above, the GMAT score is certainly the first element that needs strengthening and it is good that you have already identified this. Yes, a score upwards of 700 is definitely needed. To add to this, you haven't included anything about your extra-curricular activities as such. With the ISB R1 applications still a good 7-8 months away, we suggest you get involved with clubs such as Toastmasters, get some social sector experience (instead of mere volunteering, see if you can play a leadership role) etc. Basically, the idea is to include more elements that showcase you as a well-rounded individual.

Should you need any further assistance, please do reach out.

All the best! :)
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Hello,
Please evaluate my profile for ISB application. I am yet to give GMAT. I plan to attempt it by April.
Saksham Verma
10th- 9.6 CGPA (CBSE) 2010
12th- 94.2% (Commerce) 2012
B. com (hons)- 63.82% (12-15)
CA- 58% (November 2016 cleared)
Articleship (2 years)- Deloitte Haskins & Sells- Audit department; Part of statutory audit of listed companies like DCM Shriram, ITC, Simbhaoli Sugars, MetLife Global Support etc.
Industrial Training- Mutual fund Reporting department; Preparing mutual fund financial statements for MFs listed on NYSE.
Post Qualification work experience- 1 year in a retail start up named Green Somethings as Finance and commercial Manager responsible for financial statements and commercial aspect of the business.
Please help me plan for ISB for R1 of 2019 batch.
thanks
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