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Hello, Please provide a feedback for my profile. I will be applying for ISB 17-18 batch in R2 cycle. Here is my profile.

X: 91% (CBSE), 12 - 71% (CBSE), B.Tech - 83.3 from VIT University.

Work Ex: 40 months as Scientific Officer in Dept of Atomic Energy, Govt of India. Work profile include operation, design and development, commissioning of critical plants as well as direct involvement in production activities of strategic metals. Also obtained an additional M.Tech degree as a part Dept training program. Got couple of awards and twice received outstanding grading from the department.

Previous work Ex: 14 months in R&D services sector in the role of member technical staff.

Few other achievements at grad level. Extracurricular is on the weaker side.

Gmat Score: 720 and thinking about retaking it.


Amit,

Some differentiation by way of your work as a Scientific Officer, but also the need to go beyond the technology background and create a fit with an MBA. The M.Tech really helps, and the 720 is good enough to not require a retake. Focusing more on the apps is now the way to go.
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Hi,

Can you please evaluate my profile -
10th - 85%
12th - 80%
Engineering in Information Technology from BMS College of Engg., Bangalore - 8.6/10

I am 25 years old female with a work experience of 3 years. I am planning to take the GMAT and apply this year. I started off with Mu Sigma(analytics) as a decision scientist. Now I am a Senior Analyst and I am expecting another promotion this year. I have 2 start ups of my own(late night food delivery and organic food delivery). I am a certified belly dancer and have done shows, learnt calligraphy, make handmade crafts for NGOs, have a foster kid. I recently got interviewed by one of the websites and got an article published. I will be going for Jagriti yatra this year which selects 450 people across India for a 2 week long train journey.

What should be a good score for me to get into ISB?
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Can you please evaluate my profile -
10th - 85%
12th - 80%
Engineering in Information Technology from BMS College of Engg., Bangalore - 8.6/10

I am 25 years old female with a work experience of 3 years. I am planning to take the GMAT and apply this year. I started off with Mu Sigma(analytics) as a decision scientist. Now I am a Senior Analyst and I am expecting another promotion this year. I have 2 start ups of my own(late night food delivery and organic food delivery). I am a certified belly dancer and have done shows, learnt calligraphy, make handmade crafts for NGOs, have a foster kid. I recently got interviewed by one of the websites and got an article published. I will be going for Jagriti yatra this year which selects 450 people across India for a 2 week long train journey.

What should be a good score for me to get into ISB?


Hi Ankita

You have a very strong profile for ISB. A 680+ should help you get there.

However, also keep in mind that you should have a clear career goal and a good fit with ISB in your applications. The startups you have arent related to your job, so you have a choice of discussing a career as an entrepreneur or continuing in Analytics/Consulting.
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Hi,

Can you please evaluate my profile -
10th - 85%
12th - 80%
Engineering in Information Technology from BMS College of Engg., Bangalore - 8.6/10

I am 25 years old female with a work experience of 3 years. I am planning to take the GMAT and apply this year. I started off with Mu Sigma(analytics) as a decision scientist. Now I am a Senior Analyst and I am expecting another promotion this year. I have 2 start ups of my own(late night food delivery and organic food delivery). I am a certified belly dancer and have done shows, learnt calligraphy, make handmade crafts for NGOs, have a foster kid. I recently got interviewed by one of the websites and got an article published. I will be going for Jagriti yatra this year which selects 450 people across India for a 2 week long train journey.

What should be a good score for me to get into ISB?



Hi Ankita,

That's a great profile. On the professional front, you have earned two promotions in three years. Is that the norm at Mu Sigma or you are above the rest? If latter is the case, do make a not of your accelerated career somewhere in the application.
Your extra curricular interests are wide and varied. Show that you are driven by passion and have an intense involvement in most of them, if not all. Infact you should use your passion as a recurring theme to connect all these varied activities, and beware of sounding like you have your hands in too many pies.

It will also be worthwhile to explore your career goals from now. This requires substantial introspection and talking to other people who have been there, done that. Its a time taking process.

Aim for a 700+ GMAT score.

A well presented application and one that is balanced on all fronts (academic, leadership, career progression, community involvement) can help you gain a scholarship.
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GyanOne and MBADecoder Can please evaluate my profile and tell me what would be an ideal score for me For ISB.

Also, assuming I get aroung 670-700, what are the other colleges I can aim at?

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Aiming for the 2017 - 2018 batch at ISB. Can someone guide me on what would be an ideal score:

Profile:

Indian, 26 yo male

Education
10th: 76% (ICSE)
12th: 65% (Science, HSC)
Graduation: Mass media, first class with distinction. Also stood first in class

Work ex: - Will be 5 years this October. (4.5 years full time and 6 months freelance)

2 years 2 months in qualitative market research with a start up
6 months of freelance in market research
Currently working in advertising with the largest agency in India and the second most effective agency in the world: Will complete 2 years 4 months (by October) in advertising.

Worked on leading brands across categories and currently working on one of the largest marketers in the country.
Wrote a case study for my campaign that won a bronze trophy at the Indian Effie awards and a silver trophy at the APAC Effie awards (the most coveted effectiveness award in the region). Another campaign I worked on won a bronze trophy at the Indian Effie awards (no proof other than a screenshot of an email sent by the department head congratulating the winners, hope this counts)

Got 2 promotions in my 4 years of work ex, a higher designation while switching jobs, and above average bonuses/ increments at both my organisations.

Extra curics (please tell me whether these even matter/ are worth mentioning):

1. During college, was the chairman of an independent student body that organised an inter-college festival. Organised the festival without any college funding us. (since this was an independent body and I was the signatory authority for participation certificates, I have no proof for myself, other than Facebook posts or testimonials from co-students)

2. Too part and won in many solo elocution competitions in school (intra-school competitions)

3. Avid traveler - Traveled across length and breadth of India for work. Went on a solo Eurotrip on a shoe string budget. again, no proof for either, not sure whether it even matters

What would be an ideal score for me?
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GyanOne and MBADecoder Can please evaluate my profile and tell me what would be an ideal score for me For ISB.

Also, assuming I get aroung 670-700, what are the other colleges I can aim at?

ameyaprabhu wrote:
Aiming for the 2017 - 2018 batch at ISB. Can someone guide me on what would be an ideal score:

Profile:

Indian, 26 yo male

Education
10th: 76% (ICSE)
12th: 65% (Science, HSC)
Graduation: Mass media, first class with distinction. Also stood first in class

Work ex: - Will be 5 years this October. (4.5 years full time and 6 months freelance)

2 years 2 months in qualitative market research with a start up
6 months of freelance in market research
Currently working in advertising with the largest agency in India and the second most effective agency in the world: Will complete 2 years 4 months (by October) in advertising.

Worked on leading brands across categories and currently working on one of the largest marketers in the country.
Wrote a case study for my campaign that won a bronze trophy at the Indian Effie awards and a silver trophy at the APAC Effie awards (the most coveted effectiveness award in the region). Another campaign I worked on won a bronze trophy at the Indian Effie awards (no proof other than a screenshot of an email sent by the department head congratulating the winners, hope this counts)

Got 2 promotions in my 4 years of work ex, a higher designation while switching jobs, and above average bonuses/ increments at both my organisations.

Extra curics (please tell me whether these even matter/ are worth mentioning):

1. During college, was the chairman of an independent student body that organised an inter-college festival. Organised the festival without any college funding us. (since this was an independent body and I was the signatory authority for participation certificates, I have no proof for myself, other than Facebook posts or testimonials from co-students)

2. Too part and won in many solo elocution competitions in school (intra-school competitions)

3. Avid traveler - Traveled across length and breadth of India for work. Went on a solo Eurotrip on a shoe string budget. again, no proof for either, not sure whether it even matters

What would be an ideal score for me?


Hi

A score of 680 and above + a strong application will put someone like you in contention. You have a strong and differentiated profile that should be appealing to admissions committees at Indian schools.

In terms of other schools in India, you can look at the IIMB EPGP, IIMC PGPEX, IIMA PGPX (if you are 27+ by the time of application), XLRI GMP, and SP Jain PGPM.

Hope this helps. Feel free to come back with further questions as needed.
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GyanOne and MBADecoder Can please evaluate my profile and tell me what would be an ideal score for me For ISB.

Also, assuming I get aroung 670-700, what are the other colleges I can aim at?

ameyaprabhu wrote:
Aiming for the 2017 - 2018 batch at ISB. Can someone guide me on what would be an ideal score:

Profile:

Indian, 26 yo male


What would be an ideal score for me?


Hi ameyaprabhu,

I come from advertising myself, so its exciting to see your profile.

Generally I tell applicants to aim for a 700+ score, but because of your distinct profile, I'd advise you to go ahead and apply even if your score is lower. I had helped a career changer (IT to healthcare) apply successfully to ISB last year, with a 660 GMAT, so anything is possible if you submit a great app.

I think IIMC and IIMB will be good choices. I'd suggest you do some research- if you want to move over to the client side, which are the colleges which have your target companies coming on campus? With effective networking, you could still find the the role that you want with these companies. Look at employment stats and talk to current students/ recent alums. Linked In is a great place to start your search. Also, most colleges are on the road right now, organizing info sessions in metros and doing webinars. Register yourself on their websites for these.
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Thanks MBADecoder.

I thought IIMB and C only consider applicants above 7 years of work ex. Will need to do some more research I guess.


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ameyaprabhu wrote:
GyanOne and MBADecoder Can please evaluate my profile and tell me what would be an ideal score for me For ISB.

Also, assuming I get aroung 670-700, what are the other colleges I can aim at?

ameyaprabhu wrote:
Aiming for the 2017 - 2018 batch at ISB. Can someone guide me on what would be an ideal score:

Profile:

Indian, 26 yo male


What would be an ideal score for me?


Hi ameyaprabhu,

I come from advertising myself, so its exciting to see your profile.

Generally I tell applicants to aim for a 700+ score, but because of your distinct profile, I'd advise you to go ahead and apply even if your score is lower. I had helped a career changer (IT to healthcare) apply successfully to ISB last year, with a 660 GMAT, so anything is possible if you submit a great app.

I think IIMC and IIMB will be good choices. I'd suggest you do some research- if you want to move over to the client side, which are the colleges which have your target companies coming on campus? With effective networking, you could still find the the role that you want with these companies. Look at employment stats and talk to current students/ recent alums. Linked In is a great place to start your search. Also, most colleges are on the road right now, organizing info sessions in metros and doing webinars. Register yourself on their websites for these.
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Thanks MBADecoder.

I thought IIMB and C only consider applicants above 7 years of work ex. Will need to do some more research I guess.




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Hi ,

Request you to review my profile and let me know the colleges i can aim for in India/abroad for 2017 batch and GMAT score needed for same:

Education:
10th: 75.4% (ICSE)
12th: 77.4% (ISCE)
Graduation: 70.35% ,Btech Computer science (Degree from JNTU Hyderbad)

Work Ex:

Will be completing 6 years of IT work-ex on September 4 2016. Working in a Indian Major IT Mnc.
Have 1 year of onsite work experience, and was single point of contact for my technology team.

extra curricular:

State level basketball player( schools state and under 18)
Participated in many athletic events at inter school.
Basketball team captain in school/college and represent my current employers team in Delhi-NCR area.
Member of student committee in college.

Also,can you suggest by when should i be over with my GMAT exam so that i have decent chance of converting a call to colleges.

Thanks
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Hi ,

Request you to review my profile and let me know the colleges i can aim for in India/abroad for 2017 batch and GMAT score needed for same:

Education:
10th: 75.4% (ICSE)
12th: 77.4% (ISCE)
Graduation: 70.35% ,Btech Computer science (Degree from JNTU Hyderbad)

Work Ex:

Will be completing 6 years of IT work-ex on September 4 2016. Working in a Indian Major IT Mnc.
Have 1 year of onsite work experience, and was single point of contact for my technology team.

extra curricular:

State level basketball player( schools state and under 18)
Participated in many athletic events at inter school.
Basketball team captain in school/college and represent my current employers team in Delhi-NCR area.
Member of student committee in college.

Also,can you suggest by when should i be over with my GMAT exam so that i have decent chance of converting a call to colleges.

Thanks
Srikanth


Hi Srikanth,

For the Indian IT applicants, their admission chances depend largely on how well they are able to market and differentiate themselves in an over-subscribed applicant pool.
You should be able to come up with a storyline that demonstrates strong leadership, career progression and a clear sense of where you are headed after the MBA and why do you need an MBA at all to get there. This strategy will pay dividends at every b-school where you apply.

Your sports related activities are good and give you a chance to show leadership outside the work space. DO you also have any community involvements?

For a person with your background, a 700+ GMAT score is almost a necessity, although people do get in with lower scores as well. Here's an article that addresses this. Keep in mind the deadlines for taking GMAT. R1 deadlines start September onwards (for foreign b-schools) and R2 starts in January 2018. The IIM executive programs have their deadlines between August end to November.
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Hi Everyone, we have a live profile evaluation session being conducted by Class of 2018 admits(EEO), it will be held in Bangalore and Mumbai this weekend.

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Dear All,
Please review my profile for ISB/NTU/NUS/SMU.


Age-26
GMAT Score- 680 (50/31)
 Work Experience- 37 Months till now (Manufacturing Industry)
-Polyplex Thailand Public Company Limited
Duration- 25 Months and continuing
Location- Thailand

• Polyplex Europa
Duration- 6 months
Location- Turkey

• Polyplex Corporation Limited
Duration- 6 Months
Location- Noida, India

 Graduation – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar
CGPA – 8.15/10 (Mechanical Engineering)
Internship – Underwriters Laboratory, Chicago, USA

 12th Board- 88%
 10th Board- 93% (Merit Holder)


Job Profile – I am the youngest person in the company to have been hired at the post of Manager in the company’s history of 30+ years.
Polyplex Group of the 4th Largest manufacturer of Polyester Film in the world with locations in India, Turkey, Thailand and USA

Operational Analyst
For 2 years, I have been working under Head-Operations (General Manager) of company as operational Analyst. In this profile, my work catered to the data analysis on various aspects for the plant improvement; I have been involved in high decision making body for the turn-around of the company. I was completely responsible for CAPEX proposal, MIS Generation. One of my proposals accepted by top management resulted in saving of USD 1 million. I got a fair exposure of general management of the company including the financial aspects.

Process Manager
Looking into the good performance, I have been shifted to the core operations as process Manager, responsible to handle a team of 40 members of local community (Thai Nationals). I am responsible for all process related trouble shooting and all new product development related activities.
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Please review my profile for ISB/NTU/NUS/SMU.


Hi Shubham,

Everything else being great in your profile, is there a chance to retake the GMAT?
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Dear All,
Please review my profile for ISB/NTU/NUS/SMU.


Hi Shubham,

Everything else being great in your profile, is there a chance to retake the GMAT?



I am reluctant to give another GMAT due to time constraint issue :roll:

What are my chances for ISB/NUS/NTU ?
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shubham12123 wrote:
Dear All,
Please review my profile for ISB/NTU/NUS/SMU.


Hi Shubham,

Everything else being great in your profile, is there a chance to retake the GMAT?



I am reluctant to give another GMAT due to time constraint issue :roll:

What are my chances for ISB/NUS/NTU ?


Actually time is not a constraint- you can take GMAT now and apply in R2. NUS has a rolling deadline which carries on until Jan 31st. It would be great if you can retake the GMAT.
If not apply to NUS within the first month of application opening in October and in R1 to other two schools.
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Hi,
Please evaluate my profile -
GMAT - Q50 V32 (690)
Work ex. - 2 years of work ex. (by nov 2016) in Mu sigma in pharma and banking domain. Was awarded for exemplary work in a project and for helping out a new team
Will be promoted as Decision Scientist this year
Graduation - B.E. computer science from Medi-caps institute of technology and management, RGPV university
CGPA -7.45
12th - 86%
10th- 88.6%

Extracurricular -
Founder and Vice captain of girls Kho-Kho team in college in year 2012
Organized ROBOTICS competition “Nexus World Challenge” by IIT Bombay held in M.I.T.M in 2012
Hosted dace events in college fest

Achievements
Secured 2nd position in Kho-Kho inter college nodal and got selected for state team representing R.G.P.V University in year 2012
National Kho-Kho player- represented Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh for consecutive 3 years (2005-08) held by C.B.S.E, New Delhi.
Zone toppers and Inter School winners for consecutive 3 years (2005-08) held by Sahodaya group of C.B.S.E schools

Questions -
I am targeting following schools -ISB, NUS, Nantyang technical university with ISB as my first preference. Should I re-write the GMAT?
How tough it will be to get through ISB at this profile?
If I plan to re-write within a month do I have sufficient time to apply in Round 1 ?

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Hi,
Please evaluate my profile -
GMAT - Q50 V32
Work ex. - 2 years of work ex. (by nov 2016) in Mu sigma in pharma and banking domain. Was awarded for exemplary work in a project and for helping out a new team
Will be promoted as Decision Scientist this year
Graduation - B.E. computer science from Medi-caps institute of technology and management, RGPV university
CGPA -7.45
12th - 86%
10th- 88.6%

Extracurricular -
Founder and Vice captain of girls Kho-Kho team in college in year 2012
Organized ROBOTICS competition “Nexus World Challenge” by IIT Bombay held in M.I.T.M in 2012
Hosted dace events in college fest

Achievements
Secured 2nd position in Kho-Kho inter college nodal and got selected for state team representing R.G.P.V University in year 2012
National Kho-Kho player- represented Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh for consecutive 3 years (2005-08) held by C.B.S.E, New Delhi.
Zone toppers and Inter School winners for consecutive 3 years (2005-08) held by Sahodaya group of C.B.S.E schools

Questions -
I am targeting following schools -ISB, NUS, Nantyang technical university with ISB as my first preference. Should I re-write the GMAT?
How tough it will be to get through ISB at this profile?
If I plan to re-write within a month do I have sufficient time to apply in Round 1 ?


What is your composite GMAT score? It points to 670 on a GMAT calculator tool. I'd agree that you should go ahead and retake GMAT. Your WE is low and the GMAT is also low- two weak points will not help much.

It doesn't really matter if you don't apply in R1. B-schools care about a strong application, and that includes a better GMAT score than your current one.
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Hi,
Kindly evaluate my profile for ISB.

Academics:
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (8.17 CGPA) from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
12th- 69%
GMAT: 660

Work Experience:
After graduating, I got a placement into Tata Consultancy Services and worked for 2.5 years (Outstanding contributor award, Employee of the quarter, Client appreciation award etc). I was exposed to multi cultural work ambience and was the youngest SME(Subject matter expert) on Data warehousing/Business Intelligence.

But my natural propensity was towards entrepreneurship and after taking some loan and personal savings, opened my own firm in eastern part of India which deals in manufacturing electronic spare parts and trading Public address electronic equipments, slowly but steadily, I worked my heart out and nurtured this baby whose age is 5.5 years now, and now my baby's annual turn over is over 7 million USD (more than 40 Crores INR). I, currently employee more than 25 people (and this was my dream "providing employment" rather than "being employed").

In this journey, I have several stories of both hardship (Example : not sleeping over 36 hours straight to deliver my first tender contract and how I did those things with limited avenues) and sweet success.

Total work exp: 8 years

Short term goal: Take my firm from "regional status" to "national status" in terms of sales and revenue generated.

Long term goal: Provide employement to 100 people by expanding my business not only in trading electronic equipments but also in logistics area where I have good ground level knowledge.( providing efficient Supply chain and logistics solutions to companies)
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FightToSurvive wrote:
Hi,
Kindly evaluate my profile for ISB.

Academics:
B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (8.17 CGPA) from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
12th- 69%
GMAT: 660

Work Experience:
After graduating, I got a placement into Tata Consultancy Services and worked for 2.5 years (Outstanding contributor award, Employee of the quarter, Client appreciation award etc). I was exposed to multi cultural work ambience and was the youngest SME(Subject matter expert) on Data warehousing/Business Intelligence.

But my natural propensity was towards entrepreneurship and after taking some loan and personal savings, opened my own firm in eastern part of India which deals in manufacturing electronic spare parts and trading Public address electronic equipments, slowly but steadily, I worked my heart out and nurtured this baby whose age is 5.5 years now, and now my baby's annual turn over is over 7 million USD (more than 40 Crores INR). I, currently employee more than 25 people (and this was my dream "providing employment" rather than "being employed").

In this journey, I have several stories of both hardship (Example : not sleeping over 36 hours straight to deliver my first tender contract and how I did those things with limited avenues) and sweet success.

Total work exp: 8 years

Short term goal: Take my firm from "regional status" to "national status" in terms of sales and revenue generated.

Long term goal: Provide employement to 100 people by expanding my business not only in trading electronic equipments but also in logistics area where I have good ground level knowledge.( providing efficient Supply chain and logistics solutions to companies)


Your entrepreneurial experience sounds great. If you can retake the GMAT, it would be fantastic. If not, go ahead and apply with this score. A few words of caution:
1. Explain why you need an MBA and what resources of ISB will be crucial for your future growth.
2. Explain your career vision and career goals well.
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