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ISB PROFILE EVALUATION THREAD - Post all Profile Eval Requests Here!

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New post 08 May 2018, 06:18
Hello vardhanalex

Just to clarify- Career Progress does not necessarily mean Promotion in terms of designation. It could mean in terms of learning, maturity, achievements, responsibility etc.
Also- Leadership does not mean being in a Top Leadership role, but what is whether you have potential to become a future leader. This could come from your stories on initiative, going beyond your work, managing a team (even if they are not reportees), working in challenging situations and so much more.
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Hello vardhanalex

I'm assuming you are new to this process. It is virtually impossible for anyone to tell your chances with such limited information. B-Schools such as ISB look at your complete profile, judging on primarily these six factors. Let me try to break this down-

1. Academic Potential- Will you perform well in the program? You are evaluated on basis of past scores and GMAT. You have not taken the GMAT but, looking at your CAT scores, I'll assume you can score a 700+ comfortably. This is the only info that is present in your question in some detail
2. Quality of Work Ex- Achievements and Career Progress matter more than industry, role and number of years. None of the information is available to give any sort of feedback.
3. Leadership Potential- What have you done in your past and does the Adcom see a potential leader in you? Your CV, accomplishments and your story in the essays will help bring this out.
4. Diversity- Indian. IT. Male. Yes, we all know that is probably the most represented profile in the applicant pool. What makes you different from other applicants. What new perspectives will you bring and how will you contribute positively to the learning of your peers?
5. Clarity of Goals- Why MBA? Why Now? Why ISB? Why You? These are some questions you should start finding the answers to. No clarity, no admission.
6. Communication- This one is subjective and is measures through your essays and interviews.
To summarize- Can't judge your profile for ISB based on limited information. Whether you should re-try CAT or apply for ISB is your call as the experiences in both courses are different (2 Year vs 1 year) due to the student profile and program structure.

P.S.- ISB PGP is NOT an Executive MBA. It is a One Year Full Time MBA (or Post Graduate Program in Management to be more precise). To know the difference you could read more

It is good, that you have started researching, this will help you ask the right questions.Start Early. Build Your Profile

All the best.

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I am currently working in software developement in a services company. total duration 2 years 2 months.

tenth : 87.4
Twelth :90.60 (school topper)
Btech: 70( government college in Kerala)

Extra curricular : knows kung fu, part of football teams at college and school (no certificates).

i wrote cat this year and scored 97.5. I will be turning 25 this year and am hoping for an executive mba from isb.Do i have a chance of conversion,given my average profile if i score well in GMAT or i should stick with PGP from any good iims.


Thanks varun,

And yes I have just started researching. I have some rewards and recognitions other than that if you are asking whether my designation has changed it would be a no. I do not have much to show in terms of career progression mostly because of my limited work ex (2 years) and i am not in a leadership position in my current role.

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Hi,

My name is Abhishek. I am a Software Engineer with close 6 years of work experience(India-2.5 Yrs, US 3.5 YRS) in the eCommerce company.
I am planning to shift back to India due to family reasons and want to make a switch to management domain.

I am planning to apply to IIMA,IIMB,ISB and XLRI which ever accepts GMAT but targeting ISB mainly. Not sure regarding the POST MBA path, but looking to get into finance/operations/strategy. I have some knowledge in Risk domain due to my current work and has as consulting experience in SAP Material Management when working in India.

Acads:
X : 89.2%
XII : 76%
B Tech : University of Mumbai: 80% GPA(3.93 WES)
Masters from US(Good University): 3.75 GPA

Targeting a GMAT score of 700+ to compensate for my average profile.


Extra Curricular:
Undergrad:
- Placement Incharge for Computer Engineering Branch
- Participated in Badminton Sports Competition

US:
- Toastmaster Club member
- Participated in Badminton Sports Competition

I have a very average profile, and thinking to enhance it.

Please evaluate my profile and do frankly suggest if IIMs/ISB/XLRI would be interested in the profile.


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Hi,

I have completed my B.Tech(CSE) in 2014.

I worked for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for 3yrs. I am on a career break of 6 months due to some health issues. I am planning to take my GMAT in 15 days.

B.Tech : 80%
12th : 81%
10th : 84%

School :
I have been the president of my school's social club. Wherein, I used to co-ordinate some programs in old-age homes and teach economically weaker students.

College :
- I was again into teaching economically weaker students in a school which was funded by my college.
- I am an active volunteer in Art of living.

Hobbies : Dancing, reading books,
I also take huge interest in reading books about behavioral neurology.

Can you please tell me what should be my target score in GMAT?
Also, will my career break be a problem for me?
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Hi Abhishek

First things first- Don't Undersell yourself. Your profile is average (read has nothing extraordinary) only if you feel that way. I'm sure if you dig deeper (on your own or with help) you can find several things to talk about and highlight in your profile.
But I digress. Coming back to your question at hand- The AdCom will evaluate your application on these parameters-

1. Acads- Look decent, I will take the liberty to assume that with your past scores you should be able to score 700+. No rocket science here but a 720+ will really help your profile.
2. Work Ex- You've not mentioned your company, career progress or achievements. IIM/ISB is more interested in that. No one can evaluate your profile with this important piece of information missing. The international experience could be made into a big positive, but depends on what you bring out in your story.
3. Diversity- This is where I agree with you- Indian. IT. Male. Always a fight. Bring out what differentiates you. It could be the initiative that you take at work, teams you lead, your career progression, recommendations or something else entirely. Only you can help find this out. Toastmasters could become talking point- what did you achieve here?
4. Career Goals- Better figure this out dude. Everything can be stellar but- No Clarity. No Admission. Applications open in May/Jun. You should have answers to the regular questions ready (Why MBA? Why Now? Why you? Why IIM/ISB?). You don't want to start from scratch in mid-application season.
5. Leadership potential- Do they see a future business leader in you? You essays will have to bring this out and tie it with your past and future.

To summarize- all profiles have positives and negatives, but don't begin by undermining yourself. Find out your strengths and compensate your weaknesses with other aspects. A combination of the above five elements will more or less decide the outcome of your admission. If you feel that you have an average profile, then compensate it by acing the GMAT or writing kick-ass essays.
Though it is virtually impossible to evaluate your profile based on such limited information, I believe you have a fighting chance as ISB/IIM (how well you write your applications).
Let me know if you want to have a detailed discussion on this.
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abhishekagrawal204 wrote:
Hi,

My name is Abhishek. I am a Software Engineer with close 6 years of work experience(India-2.5 Yrs, US 3.5 YRS) in the eCommerce company.
I am planning to shift back to India due to family reasons and want to make a switch to management domain.

I am planning to apply to IIMA,IIMB,ISB and XLRI which ever accepts GMAT but targeting ISB mainly. Not sure regarding the POST MBA path, but looking to get into finance/operations/strategy. I have some knowledge in Risk domain due to my current work and has as consulting experience in SAP Material Management when working in India.

Acads:
X : 89.2%
XII : 76%
B Tech : University of Mumbai: 80% GPA(3.93 WES)
Masters from US(Good University): 3.75 GPA

Targeting a GMAT score of 700+ to compensate for my average profile.


Extra Curricular:
Undergrad:
- Placement Incharge for Computer Engineering Branch
- Participated in Badminton Sports Competition

US:
- Toastmaster Club member
- Participated in Badminton Sports Competition

I have a very average profile, and thinking to enhance it.

Please evaluate my profile and do frankly suggest if IIMs/ISB/XLRI would be interested in the profile.


Thanks
Abhishek

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Hello @paridhiprasad'

It will be great if you could give more info- read my comments below in Green

paridhiprasad wrote:
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I have completed my B.Tech(CSE) in 2014. Which college? That could play a minor role.

I worked for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for 3yrs. I am on a career break of 6 months due to some health issues. I am planning to take my GMAT in 15 days.
What position? What has been your career curve? What have been your achievements? ISB is more interested in that rather than '3 years at HP'. Difficult to evaluate your work ex because of missing info.

B.Tech : 80%
12th : 81%
10th : 84%
Acads are decent, not stellar- combined with a 700+ GMAT will give Adcom confidence that you can handle the academic rigor.

School :
I have been the president of my school's social club. Wherein, I used to co-ordinate some programs in old-age homes and teach economically weaker students.


College :
- I was again into teaching economically weaker students in a school which was funded by my college.
- I am an active volunteer in Art of living.
Great- would be interesting to know your contribution in detail. This could become a talking point and differentiator in the essays.

Hobbies : Dancing, reading books,
I also take huge interest in reading books about behavioral neurology.
Same comment as above

Can you please tell me what should be my target score in GMAT? No straight answer to this, as what quality of work ex and what your out into your essays is missing and very subjective, but no doubt 700+ will help Higher the better (Yes Captain Obvious Alert!)
Also, will my career break be a problem for me?Depends on how YOU handle it. Be prepared to at least give compelling reasons to why career break in your essays/interviews.
Most Important- What are your reasons to do an MBA and Why ISB- an application is not just weak, but incomplete without the answer to this question.

If you wish to have an initial consultation let me know.

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Please evaluate my profile for ISB.

10th - 88 %
12th - 82%
BTech Marine Engineering from Tolani Maritime Institute (affiliated to BITS PILANI ) - 8.44

Work experience: 3 years with recent promotion by clearing the Government of India’s exam

Extra curricular :
1. All India Topper for TMISAT
2. Scholarship holder for all semesters
3. Rank of Captain of my college for various cultural activities and maintaining discipline
4. Organising Committee member for the all India level festival
5. Participated in INMUN, Delhi
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Please evaluate my profile for ISB.

10th - 88 %
12th - 82%
BTech Marine Engineering from Tolani Maritime Institute (affiliated to BITS PILANI ) - 8.44

Work experience: 3 years with recent promotion by clearing the Government of India’s exam

Extra curricular :
1. All India Topper for TMISAT
2. Scholarship holder for all semesters
3. Rank of Captain of my college for various cultural activities and maintaining discipline
4. Organising Committee member for the all India level festival
5. Participated in INMUN, Delhi
6. Maersk Line Scholarship for good performance during intern onboard ship.


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Please evaluate my profile for ISB.

10th - 88 %
12th - 82%
BTech Marine Engineering from Tolani Maritime Institute (affiliated to BITS PILANI ) - 8.44

Work experience: 3 years with recent promotion by clearing the Government of India’s exam

Extra curricular :
1. All India Topper for TMISAT
2. Scholarship holder for all semesters
3. Rank of Captain of my college for various cultural activities and maintaining discipline
4. Organising Committee member for the all India level festival
5. Participated in INMUN, Delhi
6. Maersk Line Scholarship for good performance during intern onboard ship.


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paridhiprasad wrote:
Hi,

I have completed my B.Tech(CSE) in 2014.

I worked for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for 3yrs. I am on a career break of 6 months due to some health issues. I am planning to take my GMAT in 15 days.

B.Tech : 80%
12th : 81%
10th : 84%

School :
I have been the president of my school's social club. Wherein, I used to co-ordinate some programs in old-age homes and teach economically weaker students.

College :
- I was again into teaching economically weaker students in a school which was funded by my college.
- I am an active volunteer in Art of living.

Hobbies : Dancing, reading books,
I also take huge interest in reading books about behavioral neurology.

Can you please tell me what should be my target score in GMAT?
Also, will my career break be a problem for me?


Hi paridhiprasad,

While you have not included details of your professional achievements and job responsibilities, we would strongly recommend a score upwards of 710. While the GMAT is very crucial, the essays will be equally crucial. Thus, we recommend that you spend time building up your profile (align with professional clubs and take up voluntary leadership roles at the community level). A higher number of talking points in your profile will help you retain an edge.

Yes, the career break will be noticed and questioned. However, the extent to which it will affect your chances depends on how well you explain this gap :)

Hope this helps.

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Hello Prashant13

1. Acads- look good but you have not mentioned your expected GMAT scores. A lot could be judged based on that.
2. Diversity- Certainly an edge due to your background, however will depend on what you write in your application/essays.
3. Work Ex- Not enough info to judge. What company? What Role? What are your key achievements? ISB will be interested to know your story.
4. Clarity of Goals- This is the most critical part of your application my friend. And this is missing. Why do you want to do an MBA? Why ISB? This will make or break it.
5. Extracurricular- It is an interesting list, but more curious to know what have you done/achieved in these?

ISB will look at all of the above five points holistically and not in isolation. If the combined might is strong, they will admit you. Since information is missing above, it is difficult to pass a judgement.
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Please evaluate my profile for ISB.

10th - 88 %
12th - 82%
BTech Marine Engineering from Tolani Maritime Institute (affiliated to BITS PILANI ) - 8.44

Work experience: 3 years with recent promotion by clearing the Government of India’s exam

Extra curricular :
1. All India Topper for TMISAT
2. Scholarship holder for all semesters
3. Rank of Captain of my college for various cultural activities and maintaining discipline
4. Organising Committee member for the all India level festival
5. Participated in INMUN, Delhi
6. Maersk Line Scholarship for good performance during intern onboard ship.


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Hi Ishwar,

We understand your concern about the "roadblocks" you mentioned. While your academic profile looks robust from whatever little information you have shared till now, a high GMAT score is always helpful in strengthening your chances and overturning the lack of stellar academics. Hence, you should focus on scoring above the class average i.e. in the range of 710-730. A score in this range will surely boost the success chances of your application being shortlisted for the interview round.

Secondly, while a gap of 3 years is a mighty difficult task to justify, we would like to hear more about what led to the unexpected gap in your past. Kindly note that if explained in the most suitable way, the gap can actually add a "diversity" element to your profile. For e.g., one of the ISB students, who eventually went on to secure the highest domestic placement package at ISB, too had significant gaps in his profile. The student attributed those gaps to trying his/her hand at acting and theater, something that the student is still passionate about. In effect, the student presented the gap in a manner that piqued the interest of the Admissions Committee and they invited the student for an interview round to learn more. Subsequently, he cleared the interview round and turned out to be one of the most promising performers at ISB.

Point being, there are no hindrances or "roadblocks" in your application; they are there only in your mind. We at Blue Wing are a team of ISB graduates. We would love to work with you on your application. Do not treat this as a business pitch. Just get in touch with us through a Direct Message (DM). We will have two ISB alums conduct a profile evaluation for you, all charges waived off.

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ISB assesses each applicant holistically. Significant weightage is placed on the following:

- Profile: This includes your educational background, the quality and tenure of your work experience, and your participation in extracurricular activities.

A preliminary evaluation of your academic profile points towards average academics. A strong GMAT score and spikes in other components of your application are required to boost your chances at ISB. Your extra-curricular activities too seem standard at best. A few initiatives that you undertake right now can be reflected in your application by the time you are required to apply. Your work experience is the highlight of your profile, and it should be showcased in the best possible manner.

- Application: This includes your essays and Letter of recommendation (LoR). Your essays will compose of answers to two crucial questions that ISB asks as a part of their application. Along with the essays, an LoR will be sought from your supervisors at work

Essays are a crucial aspect of an ISB application. You are expected to be succinct while justifying the need for an MBA at this stage of your life. As long as you are able to create a compelling story that justifies an MBA from ISB as a means of transition from your short term goals to medium term and long term goals, you should not face any challenges in this regard. You should also be confident of your unique contributions to the class, and highlight the same in your application. You have a wide ambit of experience of working in the start-up ecosystem. Such an experience, especially the takeaways you must have had going through bankruptcy and eventual shut down of your start-up are points that can be leveraged as a unique offering you bring with yourself. You should not face much challenge in regards to the content that should be included in your essays.

- Test Score: Your GMAT/GRE score will be representative of your reasoning and aptitude-related abilities. It can be used to compensate for the lack of stellar academics

Since you have not attempted the GMAT yet, we would suggest you to target a score above the class average. A high GMAT does not only compensate for the lack of stellar academics, it also reflects your ability to cope with the exhaustive curriculum of ISB’s flagship PGP. A score in the range of 710-730 should strengthen your chances for an interview call.

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Hi,

ISB assesses each applicant holistically. Significant weightage is placed on the following:

- Profile: This includes your educational background, the quality and tenure of your work experience, and your participation in extracurricular activities.

A preliminary evaluation of your academic profile points towards stellar academics. This will definitely add significant weight to your application. It reflects your ability to cope with the tall demands of ISB’s curriculum. Your professional experience too reflects a healthy time spent in the IT industry. That is definitely a plus as IT and ITES hiring at ISB is significant. The Admissions Committee will certainly feel confident about recruiters expressing strong interest in your profile. However, extra-curricular participation seems to be lacking in your profile. A well-balanced profile will certainly boost your chances of securing an interview call.

- Application: This includes your essays and Letter of recommendation (LoR). Your essays will compose of answers to two crucial questions that ISB asks as a part of their application. Along with the essays, an LoR will be sought from your supervisors at work

Essays are a crucial aspect of an ISB application. You are expected to be succinct while justifying the need for an MBA at this stage of your life. As long as you are able to create a compelling story that justifies an MBA from ISB as a means of transition from your short term goals to medium term and long term goals, you should not face any challenges in this regard. You should also be confident of your unique contributions to the class, and highlight the same in your application. You have a seemingly impressive professional experience which if highlighted well can help you present your essays in the best possible manner.

- Test Score: Your GMAT/GRE score will be representative of your reasoning and aptitude-related abilities. It can be used to compensate for the lack of stellar academics

Since you have not attempted the GMAT yet, we would suggest you to target a score around the class average. A high GMAT corroborates your history of stellar academics; it also reflects your ability to cope with the exhaustive curriculum of ISB’s flagship PGP. A score in the range of 700-730 should strengthen your chances for an interview call, and eventual conversion of the interview round.

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Hi,

ISB assesses each applicant holistically. Significant weightage is placed on the following:

- Profile: This includes your educational background, the quality and tenure of your work experience, and your participation in extracurricular activities.

As per the information shared, your academic profile appears to be robust and should not pose as a challenge. In regards to your professional experience, the special nature of the industry in which you have worked presents you an opportunity to highlight yourself as a professional who has worked in a niche and highly regulated industry. Moreover, the nature of your assignments, responsibilities and milestones achieved at work will certainly slot you right at the top of the “professionally diverse” category. The school and student community could benefit from your insights and perspectives regarding the Dept. of Atomic Energy. Highlight the same, and you stand a strong chance of securing an interview call. The extra-curricular activities component of your application would require a bit more polishing. It would help to include any competitions and performances that you have participated in as a result of pursuing your hobbies. Again, these are minor tweaks that can be taken care of easily.

- Application: This includes your essays and Letter of recommendation (LoR). Your essays will compose of answers to two crucial questions that ISB asks as a part of their application. Along with the essays, an LoR will be sought from your supervisors at work

Essays are a crucial aspect of an ISB application. You are expected to be succinct while justifying the need for an MBA at this stage of your life. As long as you are able to create a compelling story that justifies an MBA from ISB as a means of transition from your short term goals to medium term and long term goals, you should not face any challenges in this regard. You should also be confident of your unique contributions to the class, and highlight the same in your application. You have a seemingly impressive professional experience which if highlighted well can help you present your essays in the best possible manner.

- Test Score: Your GMAT/GRE score will be representative of your reasoning and aptitude-related abilities. It can be used to compensate for the lack of stellar academics

Your GMAT score of 710 is right at the average GMAT score mark of ISB. In our opinion, it would serve you well to focus your efforts towards building strong essays and designing a convincing story about your journey so far. While you have a strong GMAT score, your advantage lays in the nature of your work experience and we would suggest you to not re-take the GMAT.

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Please do evaluate my profile for ISB (2019/2020 intake).

- Xth - 9.8 GPA, XII - 473/500

- Graduated from one of India's top 10 engg colleges 0n 2017. (Unfortunately, had 3 backlogs, which I cleared in my 6th semester and have a CGPA of 7.01).

- Started up in college and won many awards including the Google Startup Weekend, our startup was also incubated in our college's own incubator. We received recognition from the Entrepreneurs Development Institute which comes under the State Government of Tamil Nadu.

- Headed my college's entrepreneurship cell and also founded and organised a massive entrepreneurship festival (3000+ footfall).

- Part of AIESEC.

- After college, jumped full time into my startup but later shut down due to marketing failure and loss of money. [Startup from Jan 2016 to August 2017, but only 4 months post graduation]

- Joined Uber Eats and worked for 3 months there.

- Now and tentatively till joining ISB - working as an Engineer in Oil and Gas Sector in gulf country.

Aiming for a GMAT of 700+, unfortunately in my first mock I got 560.

Considering my short work experience till March 31,2019 and my backlogs what are the chances of me becoming an ISB student?

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Hi,

ISB assesses each applicant holistically. Significant weightage is placed on the following:

- Profile: This includes your educational background, the quality and tenure of your work experience, and your participation in extracurricular activities.

As per the information shared, your academic profile appears to be robust and should not pose as a challenge. The backlogs you mentioned about should be a bit of a hiccup but if explained reasonably (handling the start-up simultaneously etc.), the Admissions Committee will take cognizance of it. In regards to your professional experience, the time spent on your start-up, especially the failure of it, would have certainly been a great learning experience for you. Highlight the same in your applications. Moreover, being a part of the Oil & Gas Sector is a definite plus for your profile. It would have been better had you mentioned whether your job is on-shore or off-shore. Please note, these subtle differences make a big impact on your application. Your extra-curricular participation seems strong and is definitely one of your profile’s key strengths. Highlight the same in the best possible way to shape your application in the most balanced and well-rounded manner.

- Application: This includes your essays and Letter of recommendation (LoR). Your essays will compose of answers to two crucial questions that ISB asks as a part of their application. Along with the essays, an LoR will be sought from your supervisors at work

Essays are a crucial aspect of an ISB application. You are expected to be succinct while justifying the need for an MBA at this stage of your life. As long as you are able to create a compelling story that justifies an MBA from ISB as a means of transition from your short term goals to medium term and long term goals, you should not face any challenges in this regard. You should also be confident of your unique contributions to the class, and highlight the same in your application. You have a seemingly impressive professional experience which if highlighted well can help you present your essays in the best possible manner. Moreover, your extra-curricular activities and your international professional experience are sources of “diversity” factor that ISB enthusiastically looks for in its students. Leverage these two strengths through your essays and portray them as your unique offerings or contributions to the class.

- Test Score: Your GMAT/GRE score will be representative of your reasoning and aptitude-related abilities. It can be used to compensate for the lack of stellar academics

In our opinion, you should aim for a higher score. The reason being a lackluster performance in your graduation. The purpose of evaluation one’s academic credentials and GMAT/GRE score is to gauge whether you have the ability to cope with the demanding curriculum of ISB’s flagship PGP. Since your graduation score leaves much to desire for, a strong performance in GMAT will certainly compensate for the same and boost your chances. Target a score above the class average (~710). A score in the range of 710-730 should be beneficial for you.

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Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB class 2019.

Gender- Female

My grades:

X - 82.4% (C.B.S.E)
XII - 71% (C.B.S.E)
B.Tech - 70%
M.Tech - 77%

By March 2019 , I will have 5 years of experience in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Sector.

Average Extra Curriculars

Presently preparing for GMAT and planning to take GMAT by first week of September.

Target score 720+

Thanks in advance.


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Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB class 2019.

Gender- Female

My grades:

X - 82.4% (C.B.S.E)
XII - 71% (C.B.S.E)
B.Tech - 70%
M.Tech - 77%

By March 2019 , I will have 5 years of experience in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Sector.

Average Extra Curriculars

Presently preparing for GMAT and planning to take GMAT by first week of September.

Target score 720+

Thanks in advance.





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emarkgmat wrote:
Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB class 2019.

Gender- Female

My grades:

X - 82.4% (C.B.S.E)
XII - 71% (C.B.S.E)
B.Tech - 70%
M.Tech - 77%

By March 2019 , I will have 5 years of experience in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Sector.

Average Extra Curriculars

Presently preparing for GMAT and planning to take GMAT by first week of September.

Target score 720+

Thanks in advance.


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Please give more details about your yourself, specifically about your work experience- your roles, jobs changed, ca.reer growth, job achievements.
Average extra curriculars does not explain anything.

where did you go for engineering? what subject? what was your position in class?
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Hello emarkgmat

Unfortunately this info is way too limited to give any feedback. ISB will be interested to know your profile holistically. That means they will look at-
1. Academics (past scores+GMAT)
2. Work Ex (Achievements and Career Progress)
3. Clarity of Goals (Why MBA? Why ISB?)
4. Diversity (what unique perspective will you bring to the class?)

A combination of the above will help to judge your chances better.
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emarkgmat wrote:
Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB class 2019.

Gender- Female

My grades:

X - 82.4% (C.B.S.E)
XII - 71% (C.B.S.E)
B.Tech - 70%
M.Tech - 77%

By March 2019 , I will have 5 years of experience in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Sector.

Average Extra Curriculars

Presently preparing for GMAT and planning to take GMAT by first week of September.

Target score 720+

Thanks in advance.


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emarkgmat wrote:
Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB class 2019.

Gender- Female

My grades:

X - 82.4% (C.B.S.E)
XII - 71% (C.B.S.E)
B.Tech - 70%
M.Tech - 77%

By March 2019 , I will have 5 years of experience in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Sector.

Average Extra Curriculars

Presently preparing for GMAT and planning to take GMAT by first week of September.

Target score 720+

Thanks in advance.

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If you can get that GMAT score and do a decent job with your essays, I see no reason why you won't get a call. Even though MBA admissions can sometimes be extremely random and they're a function of many factors, I do think you should get a call at least with those statistics.

Happy to help if you have more questions.

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