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Dear Experts

This is going to be a little long so please bear with me.

Academics: 10th- 8/10 CGPA
12th- 78%

I knew I had messed up my boards and if I have to get into a good college I will have to crack the entrances. Secured AIR 5, St. Xavier's Mumbai BMS/BMM Entrance. AIR 86, DU JAT Exam.

Grad- Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies- 59.8% (Got a back in one of the subject in the final semester so had to clear the paper next year)

Work Experience- In the gap year, 2015-16 worked with Zostel/ZO Rooms as Operations Associate. Was among the first 20 employees to join and traveled to more than 15 states to help expand the product pan India. Added new vertical of sales for the startup and also led Gujarat state for few months before they got acquired by Oyo Rooms.

2016-18: Always wanted to come back to my home state Bihar and do something here to bring a change. Picked up the broadband industry since broadband in Bihar was defined by 512 kbps and there was a massive outage on a daily basis with prices as expensive as 2 Mbps for Rs.1200. I could clearly see a demand for good broadband service and there was no major ISP providing broadband services in Bihar like- Airtel, TATA etc. It was very much possible for me to do this because my family business was already in Cable TV. So I had to leverage our existing customer base and existing infrastructure. So after doing all sorts of ground research and chalking out plans for price disruption, we secured a license from Department of Telecommunication and kick-started our operations. We have been able to make a significant progress, reduce the price by more than half and our work has been appreciated by the state government and recently we were able to bag all the tenders of broadband services in Smart City Project.

Extra Curricular-

Best Entrepreneur at Insignia 2015- National level Management fest of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
Runners Up in Supply Chain Management at Insignia 2015- National level Management fest of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
First Prize, B-Plan Competition at Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies. (March 2105).
Third Prize, B-Plan Competition at Miranda House. (March 2015).
Second Prize, B-Plan Competition at Delhi College of Arts and Commerce. (March 2015).
Winner at Seeds of Hope- A social entrepreneurship competition organized by Bain and Company (2013)
Winner at Wal-Mart Women’s Empowerment Competition 2013.
Represented SSCBS at the Enactus India National Competition 2013 in Mumbai.
Semi-Finalist at The Dell Social Innovation Challenge.
National Level Player of Badminton in 2010 (Certified by Badminton Association of India)
Sportsman of the Year Award – For outstanding contribution in Sports and Leadership Skills (2012)
Played Exhibition Match against 5 times World Champion, Indian Grand Master Viswanathan Anand and received Special Mention.
2 times consecutive Winner of Inter College Cricket Championship held in the University of Delhi. (2013/14).
3rd Prize in CBSE All India East Zone Badminton Competition 2011

Why MBA?

I have started to feel that my learning here has become limited and there's a lot more that I wish to do in Bihar. Especially in the Edu-tech space. With my current skills and learnings, I can build things only at a certain level. I think MBA will provide the upgrade I am looking for to further achieve the goals I am looking for.

GMAT- Will write my GMAT next month and I am more than confident to score a 700+

I understand that my academics score are not really up to the mark but I want to focus on the work that I have been doing and the change it has brought in a Tier 3 city through my application.

Please evaluate my profile and do suggest if ISB would be a good fit and if there are any other MBA programs abroad that would suit someone with my type of profile and work experience.

Thanks in advance.


Hi,

Your story resonates with the stories of some of our previous candidates who had gone back to their home towns after completing their under-grads from premiere institutes and worked for the
community and also established operationally successful ventures.

ISB has always put a lot of emphasis on diversity and your profile, if presented in a impactful manner, will definitely resonate well with the adcom. A lot of b-schools look for entrepreneurs who have started successful businesses and have demonstrated a strong business acumen.

In addition to ISB, you may consider MBA programs at USC Marshall and Babson (both known to prefer candidates with entrepreneurial background)

For a detailed evaluation, you may reach out to us at beyondthegmat@gmail.com or call us on +91-7022839859
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Hi, please evaluate my profile for ISB.

14+ yrs of experience (11 yrs in software delivery (dev/lead/PM/SPM), last 3 yrs in Software Sr Sales Director)
8+yrs of experience working onsite
10th - 83%
12th - 76%
Engineering computer science - 68%

My experience as a sales manager can show case how i have worked focusing to create brand awareness, build network & establish relationships with prospects to grow our business. My prior experience would also have instances where i have taken up leadership role and changed the customer perspective from negative to positive.

Would be giving my GMAT soon. Hopefully would be able to cross 700.


Hi gunnysunny

Thanks for posting. At 14 years of professional experience, you may be too experienced for ISB. The onsite experience will be very useful in your applications though. Possibly look at IIMC (PGPEX) and IIML (PGPEX), in addition to IIMA (PGPX). Depending on your goals, you may also want to consider the ISB PGPMAX (part-time program for senior executives). In case you are looking at programs abroad, do let us know.
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New post 09 Jul 2018, 06:37
Hi

Personal profile : Dr. Yash T, 25 years, male, Indian

Academic backround :
10th from ICSE, India : 91%
12th from Goa State board in PCMB : 78%
MBBS from Goa Medical College, Goa University : from 20011 to 2016
MBBS average Percentage : 64%


Professional background:
Internship : 12 months : Feb. 2016 to feb 2018 in Goa Medical College
Resident medical officer of Plastic Surgery: 1 year;

Total Work experience: 21 months

Extra- Curriculars:
Plays various percussion Instruments including acoustic drums. Won quizzes at High School level
Future plan post MBA: Want to work in the pharmaceutical sector.
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New post 09 Jul 2018, 06:42
Hi Experts,

Here's a quick overview of my profile for your evaluation :

Academics :
10th - 92%
12th - 83%
B.Tech - 9.1

Work Ex : 3 years in supply chain in manufacturing
2 years in data analysis field
1 year as a Forecast analyst into forecasting

Planning to write GMAT in 3 weeks


Long Term Goal :
Management/business analytics

Thanks a lot in advance!

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New post 09 Jul 2018, 06:50
Hello dryashtal

ISB will evaluate your candidature holistically on admission factors mentioned here.
If we break down your profile (on the info given) this is what we get-
1. Academic Background- Past scores + GMAT show your potential to handle the pressure of the program. While your past scores are good, it will help understand what sort of GMAT score are you expecting? I would recommend to target a 720+ to stand out (especially since your work ex is on the lower side)
2. Work Ex- Is 21 months including the internship? I would then recommend to have your eligibility checked by writing to ISB, to make sure this work ex is considered full time or not. If not, then you may have to apply via EEO. Setting that aside, you will need to show your contribution and achievements at work.
3. Diversity- Your work ex certainly puts you in a diverse bracket. Also EC around instruments can be an interesting skill set to showcase. However, remember to show how these activities have had a long term relationship and a positive impact on your life. Also you should consider highlighting how you stand out vs other medical professionals who apply to ISB and are more experienced.
4. Career Goals- You wish to move into the pharmaceutical industry, but in what capacity? You will need to show what sort of roles interest you, whether they are realistic after ISB and what conscious career decisions have you made to make this a successful transition. You could supplement your research by reading here.
You will need a spike on 3 out of 4 above factors to stand a fighting chance. You have a potential spike in Diversity. But identifying a spike on Acads (missing GMAT), Work Ex (missing achievements) and Career Goals (missing specific answer) is difficult with the given information.
Needless to say final success will depend on how well you tie all the above in your written application.

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dryashtal wrote:
Hi

Personal profile : Dr. Yash T, 25 years, male, Indian

Academic backround :
10th from ICSE, India : 91%
12th from Goa State board in PCMB : 78%
MBBS from Goa Medical College, Goa University : from 20011 to 2016
MBBS average Percentage : 64%


Professional background:
Internship : 12 months : Feb. 2016 to feb 2018 in Goa Medical College
Resident medical officer of Plastic Surgery: 1 year;

Total Work experience: 21 months

Extra- Curriculars:
Plays various percussion Instruments including acoustic drums. Won quizzes at High School level
Future plan post MBA: Want to work in the pharmaceutical sector.

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New post 09 Jul 2018, 06:58
Hello vikramtantri

While your past acads look strong, what sort of GMAT score are you expecting? With a bent towards analytics and to stand out target a 720+.
Working in manufacturing as an analyst is great, but this info conceals more than it reveals. What has been your career progress and what are your key accomplishments at work? You will need to show a business oriented impact.
Will also need info around your extracurricular activities as they help add diversity to your profile (and the very first essay asks for diversity)
Lastly, moving into analytics seems realistic, but why the need of an MBA. Why can't you grow organically? The answer again lacks detail to give a meaningful answer. You may wish to read this to aid in your research.
Remember that ISB will be looking at all these facets of your profile while evaluating your application. (You can read more in detail here)
The info that you have given takes care of the 'quantitative' part of your profile (minus the GMAT). But for a more fruitful assessment of your chances one would also need to know the 'qualitative' side of your profile as well.
Should you feel the need to discuss your profile in detail, let me know.

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vikramtantri wrote:
Hi Experts,

Here's a quick overview of my profile for your evaluation :

Academics :
10th - 92%
12th - 83%
B.Tech - 9.1

Work Ex : 3 years in supply chain in manufacturing
2 years in data analysis field
1 year as a Forecast analyst into forecasting

Planning to write GMAT in 3 weeks


Long Term Goal :
Management/business analytics

Thanks a lot in advance!

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Hi Experts,

Here's a quick overview of my profile for your evaluation :

Academics :
10th - 92%
12th - 83%
B.Tech - 9.1

Work Ex : 3 years in supply chain in manufacturing
2 years in data analysis field
1 year as a Forecast analyst into forecasting

Planning to write GMAT in 3 weeks


Long Term Goal :
Management/business analytics

Thanks a lot in advance!

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Looks good overall and competitive from the numbers you have posted Vikram. If you can crack 700+ on the GMAT you should have a good chance with a decent application.
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Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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New post 09 Jul 2018, 20:50
Hello mjg51089

Kudos to the detailed post. Remember that ISB will look at your profile holistically based on all the admission factors mentioned here.
If we break it down this is what we get-
1) Academic Potential- Your past acads are average (not stellar) and ideally a strong GMAT to compensate for that. While I understand your reasons to no retake, 670 is much below the ISB average and you will then need to showcase a spike in all three factors mentioned below.
2) Quality of Work Ex- Though your work ex definitely looks unique, ISB is more interested to know how you have grown and what are your achievements. If the right stories are selected, I see a potential spike here.
3) Diversity- You work ex/professional background definitely adds diversity to your profile. In addition, your extracurricular seem very strong. You will have to select the right stories to showcase in the diversity essay. Again potentially, you have a spike here.
4) Career Goals- By far the most important piece of the admissions puzzle. What are your future goals and why is an MBA an absolute necessity to reach these goals? Sadly this info is missing. Add to your research by reading here.
To conclude you need a spike in at least 3 out of 4 factors mentioned above. I don't see a spike in Acads (average performance) and Career Goals (missing details). But I do see a potential spike in Work Ex & Diversity. If you can put forth realistic goals in your essays, you may stand a good chance.
Should you need to discuss this in detail let me know.

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mjg51089 wrote:
Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hello mjg51089

Kudos to the detailed post. Remember that ISB will look at your profile holistically based on all the admission factors mentioned here.
If we break it down this is what we get-
1) Academic Potential- Your past acads are average (not stellar) and ideally a strong GMAT to compensate for that. While I understand your reasons to no retake, 670 is much below the ISB average and you will then need to showcase a spike in all three factors mentioned below.
2) Quality of Work Ex- Though your work ex definitely looks unique, ISB is more interested to know how you have grown and what are your achievements. If the right stories are selected, I see a potential spike here.
3) Diversity- You work ex/professional background definitely adds diversity to your profile. In addition, your extracurricular seem very strong. You will have to select the right stories to showcase in the diversity essay. Again potentially, you have a spike here.
4) Career Goals- By far the most important piece of the admissions puzzle. What are your future goals and why is an MBA an absolute necessity to reach these goals? Sadly this info is missing. Add to your research by reading here.
To conclude you need a spike in at least 3 out of 4 factors mentioned above. I don't see a spike in Acads (average performance) and Career Goals (missing details). But I do see a potential spike in Work Ex & Diversity. If you can put forth realistic goals in your essays, you may stand a good chance.
Should you need to discuss this in detail let me know.

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mjg51089 wrote:
Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hi Varun,

Thank you for that. Just adding my post mba goals for you to know

Immediate: Change from an operations role to a strategic role. And over the course of the next few years I would like to learn and understand the various business models applied by the current corporate hospitals.

Down the line: I wish to answer or atleast address one of the two most pertinent questions asked in the Healthcare industry - accessibility and affordability. Plan on targeting semi urban areas across India to hopefully one day start a hospital system to address the issue of accessibility (shortest way I could put a long brief)

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Hello mjg51089

Since you are not planning to make a major shift, the story will be realistic and organic.
That said, be a little more specific in your application as to what sort of roles you wish to target (and whether such companies/roles recruit from ISB). This will show your research, fit and will also be helpful in the interviews.
All in all, you have strengths in your profile and stand a good chance if you put together a good application (essays & LOR). As you already know the GMAT is the only factor which can be a deal breaker in your specific case, that is why the written application becomes doubly important.
All the best.

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oneMBAcoach wrote:
Hello mjg51089

Kudos to the detailed post. Remember that ISB will look at your profile holistically based on all the admission factors mentioned here.
If we break it down this is what we get-
1) Academic Potential- Your past acads are average (not stellar) and ideally a strong GMAT to compensate for that. While I understand your reasons to no retake, 670 is much below the ISB average and you will then need to showcase a spike in all three factors mentioned below.
2) Quality of Work Ex- Though your work ex definitely looks unique, ISB is more interested to know how you have grown and what are your achievements. If the right stories are selected, I see a potential spike here.
3) Diversity- You work ex/professional background definitely adds diversity to your profile. In addition, your extracurricular seem very strong. You will have to select the right stories to showcase in the diversity essay. Again potentially, you have a spike here.
4) Career Goals- By far the most important piece of the admissions puzzle. What are your future goals and why is an MBA an absolute necessity to reach these goals? Sadly this info is missing. Add to your research by reading here.
To conclude you need a spike in at least 3 out of 4 factors mentioned above. I don't see a spike in Acads (average performance) and Career Goals (missing details). But I do see a potential spike in Work Ex & Diversity. If you can put forth realistic goals in your essays, you may stand a good chance.
Should you need to discuss this in detail let me know.

Best
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mjg51089 wrote:
Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hi Varun,

Thank you for that. Just adding my post mba goals for you to know

Immediate: Change from an operations role to a strategic role. And over the course of the next few years I would like to learn and understand the various business models applied by the current corporate hospitals.

Down the line: I wish to answer or atleast address one of the two most pertinent questions asked in the Healthcare industry - accessibility and affordability. Plan on targeting semi urban areas across India to hopefully one day start a hospital system to address the issue of accessibility (shortest way I could put a long brief)

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Hi mjg51089,

You definitely have a diverse profile and a good work-experience, that would be valued at ISB. Given your work-experience, we think that while academics and GMAT are important, they may not be a deal breaker. The bigger challenge would be to answer why an MBA is important to you considering you already have an MHA. The answer here would lie in your goals, and making sure you are talking about the bigger picture. We especially like your long-term goals and adding the necessary depth to your essays should take you over the line.

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Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hello mjg51089,

Thanks for our query.

There is definitely a lot working for you, considering the fact that you have a diverse background, have fine leadership experience, and have been involved in a range of extra-curricular activities. Of course, the career goals look well in line as well. Having said this, as already identified by you, the GMAT is much below the average at ISB; considering this, as well as the fact that your academic scores at college have not been stellar, there is a pressing necessity for you to re-attempt the test and boost your score.

While a re-take is recommended (anything upwards of 700 should give you a good chance), if you do choose to apply with your current score, you will need to put in place, a set of stellar essays, which not only represent your strengths, skills, and achievements, in the most appropriate manner but also accurately establish your need for an MBA. Of course, the portrayal of your career goals will be immensely important and your short-term and long-term goals should be clearly demarcated and must appear in logical sync with each other. To reiterate, your essays need to be exceptional to set you apart from the remaining pool, considering your GMAT score is quite a bit on the lower side.

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

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Hi All,

Would request your help in getting an evaluation on my profile for ISB.

I have 4 years of experience working with one of the big 4's in India as an IT consultant. I have worked extensively on projects both in India and abroad and on projects ranging from process designs to process automations. I have a B Tech degree in Computer Science from one of the top tier colleges in India. I got a GMAT score of 680 last December.

Hobbies : Learning and implementing Internet of Things, Football and Cooking.

Any inputs will be much appreciated.

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Hello AAhuja

While the information shared takes care of the 'quantitative' part of your profile, a deeper feedback will require 'qualitative' inputs as well.
Remember that ISB will look at you profile holistically on admission factors mentioned here.
Your GMAT score of 680 is below ISB's average and will not help you stand out, especially since you belong to the most competitive IT pool of applicants. In that case your profile will have to show stellar strengths in your work ex, diversity and essays.
You have mentioned your industry, company and years. The international work ex could help. But my friend, ISB is more interested to know your career progression and achievements. Ultimately that is what will differentiate you from other IT applicants.
Coming to Diversity, you will need to showcase either real business impact of your work related contributions or a strong impact of your extracurricular activities. The list look interesting but it is the in depth stories that will matter more.
Last, but certainly not the least, a profile is incomplete without career goals. What are your future plans and why is an MBA from ISB an absolute necessity to reach said goals? You may wish to get started on career goals by reading here.
You will need a spike on Acads (no spike) + Work Ex (missing achievements info) + Divesity (EC may help here) + Career Goals (missing info) to stand a fighting chance at ISB.
If you can tie in these 4 factors in your essays to show a spike then you may stand a fighting chance.

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Hi All,

Would request your help in getting an evaluation on my profile for ISB.

I have 4 years of experience working with one of the big 4's in India as an IT consultant. I have worked extensively on projects both in India and abroad and on projects ranging from process designs to process automations. I have a B Tech degree in Computer Science from one of the top tier colleges in India. I got a GMAT score of 680 last December.

Hobbies : Learning and implementing Internet of Things, Football and Cooking.

Any inputs will be much appreciated.

Regards,

Ankur Ahuja

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mjg51089 wrote:
Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Hello mjg51089,

Thanks for our query.

There is definitely a lot working for you, considering the fact that you have a diverse background, have fine leadership experience, and have been involved in a range of extra-curricular activities. Of course, the career goals look well in line as well. Having said this, as already identified by you, the GMAT is much below the average at ISB; considering this, as well as the fact that your academic scores at college have not been stellar, there is a pressing necessity for you to re-attempt the test and boost your score.

While a re-take is recommended (anything upwards of 700 should give you a good chance), if you do choose to apply with your current score, you will need to put in place, a set of stellar essays, which not only represent your strengths, skills, and achievements, in the most appropriate manner but also accurately establish your need for an MBA. Of course, the portrayal of your career goals will be immensely important and your short-term and long-term goals should be clearly demarcated and must appear in logical sync with each other. To reiterate, your essays need to be exceptional to set you apart from the remaining pool, considering your GMAT score is quite a bit on the lower side.

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

All the best!
Thank you for the advice will definitely follow up on it.

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Hi mjg51089,

You definitely have a diverse profile and a good work-experience, that would be valued at ISB. Given your work-experience, we think that while academics and GMAT are important, they may not be a deal breaker. The bigger challenge would be to answer why an MBA is important to you considering you already have an MHA. The answer here would lie in your goals, and making sure you are talking about the bigger picture. We especially like your long-term goals and adding the necessary depth to your essays should take you over the line.

mjg51089 wrote:
Hello everybody.

A glimpse at my profile:

Dr. Manek Ghadiali/28yrs/M

BDS (2005- 2012) - 61.4% avg

Masters in Hospital Administration(MHA) - TISS, Mumbai (2015- 2017) - 6.2 CGPA

X - CBSE - 84.8%

XII - CBSE - 80.00%

Work Ex-

18 months as a clinician

14 months - Currently running medical operations with Max Healthcare Ltd as an Assistant Medical Superintendent. Manage two projects as well as in charge of about 30 MBBS doctors known as the resident doctors apart from running day to day operations.

Internships:

Total of 9 months of internships with various hospitals learning operations

12 months of compulsory internship as a graduate student

Extra currics:

Have taught and practise mixed martial arts including muay thai and jiu jitsu

PADI certified level 1 Deep Sea Diver

President of the Animal Care Club in college. Part of various animal organisations which help in fostering and rehabilitating street/abandoned animals. Have fostered several animals myself. Also part of a trust which is India's most successful animal neutering drive in Rajasthan.

Cultural Secretary in my bachelor college as well

School level - Rajasthan State Tennis Player

Now the downside - I have a 670 in my gmat and am pressed for time with no relief from work and application deadlines in the next two months so as of now I am not planning to re take the exam





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Many thanks for the response and advice will follow up on it and start on the essays

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Hi Everyone,
The responses above have Benn of great help! Thank you!

Also , if someone could review my profile.

10th percentile: 93
12th: 90
Engg CGP : 5.65/6.00 (76%) Electronic and telecommunications.

Hi Varsha, dumped into QA would be unfair to people who are doing great job in QA.

However, you can certainly project that on your own initiation, you took steps to achieve the profile you had wanted: that of a developer.

GMAT score should be 700+. Switching from a Technical role to Marketing would not be easy, but given your less experience, this might be doable. The more a person gains in experience in a specific role, the more that person gets wedded to that role.
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New post 10 Jul 2018, 22:03
Hi all,

I am pretty new to gmat club .Just given gmat 10 days ago with a score of 740. I am very interested in applying for GMAT. Please evaluate my profile and suggest some colleges outside India that I can apply.

I have my Xth-88.4,XII-80.2,Undergrad-65. I have almost 2.5 yrs of experience in Pharma analytics domain.I am a 25 yrs male with undergrad in engineering. Received two awards for good performance in my company. Got a lot of awards in Astronomy during my school days, which is my hobby . I was also associated with a NGO briefly in my college days. I also participated in a lot of Badminton and tennis games in colleges and won a few.

I know its not a stellar profile. Do i have some chance of converting ISB ? Please help.

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