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My profile is as follows-
Gender- Female; Age-24
1. 10th boards- 95%
2. 12th boards - 94%
3. BE Chemical Engineering+ MSc Biological Science from BITS Pilani - CGPA= 6.98
4. Currently working as an analyst in KPMG Advisory Services in Management consulting Division
Extra-curriculars: Distance running ( half marathons) and photography

I am worried about my undergrad CGPA , so I wanted to know if there are any chances of my profile getting selected. and what is the average GMAT score that I should be getting to clear the first round for Early Entry Program at ISB.


Hello priitotos,

While you have fantastic scores at the school-level, your CGPA at college is definitely on the lower side. That should not, however, deter you from applying to ISB :-) Look to score upwards of 720 on the GMAT and you should be able to offset your low GPA to a large extent. Of course, how well you demonstrate your strengths, explain your need for an MBA, and showcase your career goals in your essays will also play an important role in determining your case.

Should you have any follow up questions, feel free to write to us :-)

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Hi oneMBAcoach

Kindly evaluate my profile too.

My profile:

Age/ Gender/ Nationality: 26/ Male/ Indian

Education: BE Mech with a cgpa of 7.7/10 (non-IIT NIT)/ 12th - 90%/ 10th - 90%

Work Experience: Almost 4.5 years as a mechanical engineer in a private engineering services company without any promotion, as that system is skewed here. No accomplishments at all as I just work for the money, hating the job day in and day out.

Extra curriculars: Was active in street plays during college for which I have won prizes. Planning to get into theater part time now. Also some sporadic volunteer activities that involved creating environmental awareness to kids in schools through plays, organising cultural events for kids from orphanages throughout the city etc.

GMAT: Yet to take, but scored 630 in both MGMAT and Experts Global free tests without much practice, so with some solid prep I think I might score close to 700.

Post MBA: Finance/ General management

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Hello MikeHelios

The given info is limited and a bit generic, please see my replies in-line.

If you have any follow up questions, feel free to connect back.


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Hi oneMBAcoach

Kindly evaluate my profile too.

My profile:

Age/ Gender/ Nationality: 26/ Male/ Indian

Education: BE Mech with a cgpa of 7.7/10 (non-IIT NIT)/ 12th - 90%/ 10th - 90%
Good past Acad scores. Target 700+ in GMAT. After this everything will depend on your written application.

Work Experience: Almost 4.5 years as a mechanical engineer in a private engineering services company without any promotion, as that system is skewed here. No accomplishments at all as I just work for the money, hating the job day in and day out.
Without details of your achievements, leadership abilities, and exact nature of the job, it is impossible to make a detailed evaluation.
And now my friend time for some brutal feedback- this attitude will not get you into ISB or any other good B-School for that matter. We all have achievements at work, even if we are not very fond of our jobs. Achievements are not just a promotion, maybe you handled a project single-handed, or solved some unique problems. You need to sit down and spend time fleshing these out. Otherwise your written applications/essays will lack depth. FYI- essays are the most important aspect of an application- more important than GMAT. If you need help, we can begin a discussion.


Extra curriculars: Was active in street plays during college for which I have won prizes. Planning to get into theater part time now. Also some sporadic volunteer activities that involved creating environmental awareness to kids in schools through plays, organising cultural events for kids from orphanages throughout the city etc.
These look interesting and can make for brilliant stores in the essays. ISB would like to know your impact in these activities.

GMAT: Yet to take, but scored 630 in both MGMAT and Experts Global free tests without much practice, so with some solid prep I think I might score close to 700. Target at least 700. Higher the better. Will not guarantee your success, as need more info on work front.

Post MBA: Finance/ General management These are 2 very different fields. Be clear which is your no. 1 priority. More importantly WHY Finance/GM. How will MBA help? S=Specifically how will ISB help? How does your current experience tie in with your future goals? How will MBA help you achieve this goal? These are essential questions, which ISB will grill you in your essays/interviews. You have a good chance if you have compelling answers to these.

As I said info is limited, this is the best possible feedback I can give.

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Hi,

Can someone pls help me in evaluation my profile

I have a master degree in HR from UBS, Punjab University Chandigarh

Academic Scores :
MBA HR : 65%
BCA: 70%
12th: 73%
10th : 74%

Age , Gender: 29, Female

Work Experience: 4yrs plus working in India’s one of the top metal and mining company as HR Manager and unit HR head and currently in a Blinds Manufacturing Company as HR head.

Hobbies : Reading , Travelling, Adventure sports , Music

I am aiming for 700+ gmat score .

I have following concerns:
I have 2 yrs gap in between two jobs which I feel might affect my admission
Also my scores are a bit shaky . Should I be concerned?

Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs

Should I aim for colleges out of India ?

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Hello AashdeepKaur

Thank you for the info- please see my replies in Blue

AashdeepKaur wrote:
Hi,

Can someone pls help me in evaluation my profile

I have a master degree in HR from UBS, Punjab University Chandigarh-

Academic Scores :
MBA HR : 65%
BCA: 70%
12th: 73%
10th : 74%

Scores are decent, but not stellar. Compensate with a high GMAT of 710+ and a strongly written application.
Background adds a touch of diversity to your profile
Age , Gender: 29, Female

Work Experience: 4yrs plus working in India’s one of the top metal and mining company as HR Manager and unit HR head and currently in a Blinds Manufacturing Company as HR head.
The designation looks good, but ISB is more interested in what has been your career trajectory and your key achievements? You should mention that for a better insight.

Hobbies : Reading , Travelling, Adventure sports , Music
Good, but what is the impact that you have had in these activities? Can you give any leadership examples from these?
I am aiming for 700+ gmat score . Definitely do that.

I have following concerns:
I have 2 yrs gap in between two jobs which I feel might affect my admission Not if you can give compelling reasons for the gap and if you can show you utilized this time constructively.
Also my scores are a bit shaky . Should I be concerned? If you can get a good GMAT and combine this with strong essays, past scores will not be an hindrance.
Most important- you have not mentioned your reason to pursue an MBA and Why ISB? Without a convincing answer your application is incomplete and it is impossible to give a detailed review. Make sure you have the answers ready for your essays.


Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs

Should I aim for colleges out of India ?Not easy to answer unless one knows your post MBA goals.
Brainstorm Why MBA?

Thanks

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Hi oneMBAcoach,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

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New post 22 May 2018, 01:08
Hello tomhagen1989

Keep in mind that ISB looks at your Stats & Quality of the profile.
The information that you have given covers just the Stats part.
ISB will evaluate your candidature holistically on the following factors-

1. Academic Potential- To see if you can handle the academic rigor. Your past scores+GMAT will be the criteria to judge this. Your past scores are good. However, GMAT score, though good is not stellar. That means you will have to show a spike in other areas of your profile to stand a good chance.
2. Quality of Work Ex- My friend just mentioning number of years and your position will not help. Where is the Quality of your work? What is your career progress? What are your key achievements? Why are you a good candidate for ISB? You will have to bring this out in your essays.
3. Diversity- Your profile can score some points in terms of diversity, but your written application will have to convince ISB that you will be a good addition to the class. How will your peers benefit from you?
4. Clarity of Goals- You can have a 760 GMAT, but you will not get an admission unless you have clear goals for Why MBA & Why ISB. This is the deciding factor for getting an interview call. You have not mentioned this, so it is virtually impossible to give a quality feedback.
The application season for ISB is already open. If you are 100% confident that you can reach a score of 745-750 in just a few days, I would say go ahead for it.
However, my recommendation would be that you rather spend your time and effort on building a strong written application. Brainstorm and finalize your goals and then put those into great essays. A 710 may not be stellar, but it gives the Adcom confidence that you can handle academics. The application part becomes more crucial at that stage.
If you wish to have a detailed discussion feel free to get in touch.

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Hi oneMBAcoach,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

Deepak

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Profile evaluation needed please
Chemical Engineer currently working with Reliance Industries Limited
X-91 %
XII-89 %
Graduation - 66 %
I graduated as a chemical engineer from Bharti Vidyapeeth University, Pune. 6 months In I started working in one of the oldest and prestigious Fertiliser Plant owned by Jaypee Group, in ammonia manufacturing.
I started out as GET and rose my way up to Shift manager. My profile was of operation control, i mostly worked in a highly advanced control room, Work usually involed and later grew to process control, coordinating various teams for successful startup and shutdown of plants, planning work permits, manpower allocation,

After my stint at Jaypee fertilizers, i have recently Joined reliance, jamnagar supersite, in commissioning of the world's largest Gasification system. I am working here as Manager, operations. In a jist manpower management, job allocation, Job planning and Execution, Resource mobilization are a few things in my KRA.

Apart from this during my college years the was director, media relations in the leo club(a social club affiliated to Lions International) , which mainly involved us in visits to underprivileged children (education program), eye checkup Camps, visits to old age homes, deaf and mute schools, handicapped homes, member of organizing team of Maharashtra's biggest basketball event fireball for 4 years.
Apart from that i once volunteered in teaching underprivileged kids while i was at home after graduation looking for a job.
I like to photograph and have acquired a decent portfolio, although not a professional, i am a member of Reliance Greens Photography club.

In my previous Gmat attempt I could Only score 580 (q45 v28)
4.5 years of experience in Technical and technical administration. I want to now expand my career into management, strategic planning and also somwhere i have mote safer work environments(a petrochemical industry is a risky area afterall).
Do i need to put in more to my profile?

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I see a good profile in general and sincerely hope you will get the GMAT score up to 700+. Not a mean feat, many have achieved those kinds of jumps in scores. Deploy the right studying strategies and you will gain.

Overall your work experience will make for some interesting leadership stories and career progression. The work at your refineries is challenging and intense- it requires quick decision making, taking responsibility voluntarily and scope to lead others - senior managers as well as the lower staff. Deeply mine your stories relevant for an MBA application and present an impressive picture to the adcom.

Ae you doing any volunteering / CSR related work? Your college extra-circulars are a little dated now, so having something fresh to offer on the table will be a favourable thing. If there are activities where you can get involved within the township/the factory campus, it will help. This could be related to both/either community building / CSR.

An MBA is a good idea, however, you will need clarity on your career goals and why MBA. Easy as this may sound, a good number of applicants do not articulate their career goals well enough, so pay a lot of thought and consideration to this most important element of your application.

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Hi,

Can someone pls help me in evaluation my profile

I have a master degree in HR from UBS, Punjab University Chandigarh

Academic Scores :
MBA HR : 65%
BCA: 70%
12th: 73%
10th : 74%

Age , Gender: 29, Female

Work Experience: 4yrs plus working in India’s one of the top metal and mining company as HR Manager and unit HR head and currently in a Blinds Manufacturing Company as HR head.

Hobbies : Reading , Travelling, Adventure sports , Music

I am aiming for 700+ gmat score .

I have following concerns:
I have 2 yrs gap in between two jobs which I feel might affect my admission
Also my scores are a bit shaky . Should I be concerned?

Target Colleges: ISB, IIMs

Should I aim for colleges out of India ?

Thanks



Hi Aashdeep,

I did initially wonder (until I read the end of the post) about why your WE was less in comparison to your age. The two-year gap explains it.
I'd be a little concerned about both- the age (more than class average) and the 2 year gap. Adcoms too are concerned about age gaps and you would have to explain them the reasons (nothing frivolous will do).

The positive side is, you seem to have grown reasonably well in your four-year career, finally heading a department. This also accentuates the need for explaining why you need an MBA, and why now.

I'd say that you should spread your self out and apply to more b-schools, not just ISB. While I am not high on suggesting an American MBA to you, you could consider options within India ( the IIMs) as well as Europe. Some of the European MBA also have specializations in HR, if that is in your mind.

There are a lot of questions in my mind as I read your profile. If you are looking for a more detailed profile evaluation, you can share your story (& resume) with me and get some sound advice.
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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile.

I am a Piping Engineer with 5 years of experience in a large EPC company in the Oil and Gas sector. I also have 1.5 years of experience as a Research Assistant (started immediately after graduation, worked on Computational Fluid Dynamics).

The following are my acads:

X - 90.4%
XII - 88.5%
Mechanical Engineering, NIT Warangal (2007-2011) - 8.0 CGPA
GMAT - 710 (Q50, V35)

Also, I wish to know if I should give GMAT another try and target around 740.

Thanks in advance

Deepak


Hi Deepak,

At the outset, please be informed that 710 is a good score. It really depends which schools you are targetting to do your MBA. If ISB is the only school you want to get into, then I will suggest start working on your application. With a good resume, strong LORs and a convincing story, 710 will not pose any threat to your chances of admission to ISB. I have seen people with 680 get in and people with 750 dinged.
It is true that average GMAT scores have increased over the years but 710 still gives you a good chance to be called for an interview. At the interview, if you are able to convince your interviewers well, then you will be in.
If you want to apply to schools in the US, 710 might seem less for top 10 -15 schools (per the USNews ranking). As you will research more about schools in US, you will come to know of schools which are GMAT oriented. My suggestions will be to apply to a wide range of schools to increase your chances of getting in somewhere with a good offer.
ISB is not well known for giving scholarships. Hence, with an admission offer you will be standing on the same pedestal as someone with a 750. Above all, 6-7 years of experience is the sweet spot to do your MBA from ISB. Why waste one year preparing when you can start assimilating content for your application now.

Hope this helps.

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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!
I have done B.Tech in Civil Engg. with 8 CGPA from NIT Kurukshetra. I was Placement Coordinator for my college and my role included to bring various organizations to our college for Recruitment and make arrangements for written tests and conduct interviews.

Also i worked in technical societies in my college and organised many events and fests there.


I had summer internship in NTPC limited where my work was primarily related to cost estimation of a building construction.


After the golden period, i have been working for WNS global services as Analyst for 1 year (2 years in total as 1st year spent was as Trainee analyst)


My work includes a mix of marketing and Data analytics in healthcare vertical. During my 2 year stint here, i have received 2 awards, one for Operational Excellence and and another for Business Innovation.


Alongwith that, i have been helping a NGO with creating excel reports that help them in providing right resources to right students all over India.

Also i have been involved in a startup of my friend that involves some tehnical product development regarding Environment cleaning.

Apart from this i am a photographer and clicking landscapes for a travel startup. I love to travel and explore new places and food.


Please let me know your thoughts.

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Hi! You have a very unique and distinct profile, very decent academics, and optimum work experience.

Your current GMAT score is by no means a show-stopper and is a good-to-go score, for ISB (or any school for that matter). Having said that, if your question is:

Is a score of 740 better than a score of 710 and would it increase your chances of a final admit (everything else remaining the same)?

Then, my answer would be a definite Yes. However, before I go all-out and recommend you to reappear in GMAT, I would like to know how much you were scoring in your mock tests?

If you were consistently scoring better than 710, then perhaps it might make sense to re-attempt. However if you were scoring largely around your current score of 710, then it might perhaps not make sense for you to put in a whole lot of effort towards re-preparation to increase your score by 20-30 points.
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Hi Rahul, your transition from Civil Engineering to Data Analytics, your motivation to do MBA, and your career goals become very crucial at this stage. A coherent articulation of all these facets, will to a long way, towards strengthening your candidature.
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Hello RahulDobriyal

Your past scores + GMAT looks good to go.
Work ex is on the lower side, what are you key achievements to show some maturity here? Also, be prepared to answer the question Why MBA now? Why do you need it at this stage and what makes you ready for an MBA?
Your extracurricular seem very interesting, but mention in detail what is the impact that you have had.
You stand a fighting chance if you can bring out the need of an MBA at this stage of your career.
Needless to say how well you package your written application and essays is going to be the deciding factor.

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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!
I have done B.Tech in Civil Engg. with 8 CGPA from NIT Kurukshetra. I was Placement Coordinator for my college and my role included to bring various organizations to our college for Recruitment and make arrangements for written tests and conduct interviews.

Also i worked in technical societies in my college and organised many events and fests there.


I had summer internship in NTPC limited where my work was primarily related to cost estimation of a building construction.


After the golden period, i have been working for WNS global services as Analyst for 1 year (2 years in total as 1st year spent was as Trainee analyst)


My work includes a mix of marketing and Data analytics in healthcare vertical. During my 2 year stint here, i have received 2 awards, one for Operational Excellence and and another for Business Innovation.


Alongwith that, i have been helping a NGO with creating excel reports that help them in providing right resources to right students all over India.

Also i have been involved in a startup of my friend that involves some tehnical product development regarding Environment cleaning.

Apart from this i am a photographer and clicking landscapes for a travel startup. I love to travel and explore new places and food.


Please let me know your thoughts.

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RahulDobriyal wrote:
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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

I have done B.Tech in Civil Engg. with 8 CGPA from NIT Kurukshetra. I was Placement Coordinator for my college and my role included to bring various organizations to our college for Recruitment and make arrangements for written tests and conduct interviews.

Also i worked in technical societies in my college and organised many events and fests there.


I had summer internship in NTPC limited where my work was primarily related to cost estimation of a building construction.


After the golden period, i have been working for WNS global services as Analyst for 1 year (2 years in total as 1st year spent was as Trainee analyst)


My work includes a mix of marketing and Data analytics in healthcare vertical. During my 2 year stint here, i have received 2 awards, one for Operational Excellence and and another for Business Innovation.


Alongwith that, i have been helping a NGO with creating excel reports that help them in providing right resources to right students all over India.

Also i have been involved in a startup of my friend that involves some tehnical product development regarding Environment cleaning.

Apart from this i am a photographer and clicking landscapes for a travel startup. I love to travel and explore new places and food.


Please let me know your thoughts.

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Hi Rahul,

That's a good, balance profile overall.
A couple of tips:

1. Your work experience is the more relevant admission component when compared to college and extracurricular achievement. So you should always give more weightage to it in your application and when you talk to the admissions teams. Many applicants make this mistake in their applications and I see your profile description also focuses a little less on the work exp, hence the explanation.

2. Its always good to have depth in a particular activity rather than breadth (several activities but lesser involvement). So for the rest of the year, focus your energies on those 1-2 activities where you can make some quantifiable impact, rather than chasing too many extracurricular activities at once. I am not asking you to do anything new, merely stary focussed on what you are doing already.
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