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

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New post 21 Aug 2018, 09:06
MBAkarma wrote:
Hello Talayva

While your stats look good, more than the GMAT I see the following key challenges-

1. With just 11 months in in new job- Why now?
2. Career journey- 13 months at Oracle reasons for change. If you wished to contribute to your family business then you should ideally spend time there first for a while.
3. Communicating the Need of an MBA- If you wish to continue the business, you don't necessarily need an MBA. Especially since you have not started doing it full time. Why not do it full time for a few years and then understand whether you need an MBA or not. You may have to work on the narrative here.
4. With a confusion between R1 and R2, you might waste precious time as you have barely days before submitting the application. Building a good application can take 3 weeks or more if you are staring from scratch.

Applying in R2 will not change the above. The only thing it can potentially change is your GMAT score, which will help but is not a deal breaker at 720. And a 740 will not help compensate a weak narrative if you cannot address the above points.

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Talayva wrote:
Please evaluate my profile .
GMAT -720 Q50,V37 , IR 8
Academics
10th :CGPA 9.8
12th : 98%
B.Tech (Electronics) , IIT(BHU), Varanasi - CGPA 8.32

Work Experience:
2 Months Summer Internship mentor Graphics (Electronics Company) during 3rd year at College
13 Months oracle , after Graduation
11 Months Startup
Working part time for our family owned business .

I changed company as my first company was located in different city and I was not able to actively involve in our family business . I shifted to a company located in the city in which our business is based .
Achievements
1. Won prizes at 3 college technical competitions .
2. Got scholorship post 12th .
3. Won badminton competition held at college level .

Extra Curricular
1. College - Organized 3 competitions . Member of Environment Club.
2.Oracle- Led a team of 10 raise funds for Heart Patienst and created awareness about fitness . Our team was recognized for active participation in planting trees.
3. Stricter enforcement of separation of Plastic and Bio waste at our Township.

Need for MBA
Post MBA , I want to carry forward our business .

My main doubts -My GMAT is very low as I belong to the usual IT male category and my work experience is below average . Should I apply now or should I retake GMAT and apply in 2nd round.


I have edited my post and answered few of your possible challenges in the section "Reasons for change and Need for MBA " . Please evaluate accordingly . Thank you in advance.
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New post 22 Aug 2018, 00:23
Hello Talayva

Unfortunately the info given does not significantly add anything new. This was already evident through your earlier post (by reading between the lines)
My feedback remains unchanged in this case.

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Talayva wrote:
MBAkarma wrote:
Hello Talayva

While your stats look good, more than the GMAT I see the following key challenges-

1. With just 11 months in in new job- Why now?
2. Career journey- 13 months at Oracle reasons for change. If you wished to contribute to your family business then you should ideally spend time there first for a while.
3. Communicating the Need of an MBA- If you wish to continue the business, you don't necessarily need an MBA. Especially since you have not started doing it full time. Why not do it full time for a few years and then understand whether you need an MBA or not. You may have to work on the narrative here.
4. With a confusion between R1 and R2, you might waste precious time as you have barely days before submitting the application. Building a good application can take 3 weeks or more if you are staring from scratch.

Applying in R2 will not change the above. The only thing it can potentially change is your GMAT score, which will help but is not a deal breaker at 720. And a 740 will not help compensate a weak narrative if you cannot address the above points.

Best
Varun Sharma
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info@mbakarma.com


Talayva wrote:
Please evaluate my profile .
GMAT -720 Q50,V37 , IR 8
Academics
10th :CGPA 9.8
12th : 98%
B.Tech (Electronics) , IIT(BHU), Varanasi - CGPA 8.32

Work Experience:
2 Months Summer Internship mentor Graphics (Electronics Company) during 3rd year at College
13 Months oracle , after Graduation
11 Months Startup
Working part time for our family owned business .

I changed company as my first company was located in different city and I was not able to actively involve in our family business . I shifted to a company located in the city in which our business is based .
Achievements
1. Won prizes at 3 college technical competitions .
2. Got scholorship post 12th .
3. Won badminton competition held at college level .

Extra Curricular
1. College - Organized 3 competitions . Member of Environment Club.
2.Oracle- Led a team of 10 raise funds for Heart Patienst and created awareness about fitness . Our team was recognized for active participation in planting trees.
3. Stricter enforcement of separation of Plastic and Bio waste at our Township.

Need for MBA
Post MBA , I want to carry forward our business .

My main doubts -My GMAT is very low as I belong to the usual IT male category and my work experience is below average . Should I apply now or should I retake GMAT and apply in 2nd round.


I have edited my post and answered few of your possible challenges in the section "Reasons for change and Need for MBA " . Please evaluate accordingly . Thank you in advance.

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Hi,
Please evaluate my profile. I am about to fill application for R1 this year

[a]Test Scores[/b]
GMAT- 710 Q50,V 35
GRE- 324, Q-167, V- 157

Academics :
81% in 10th West Bengal Board
76% in 12th (West Bengal Board)
76.9 % (Computer Science Engineering)with distinction from Birla Institute of technology,Mesra

[c]Work experience: - 3 years by the time School starts
i)Make My Trip (June 2016 to april 2018 )
Worked as a software developer .Was closely associated with product development w.r.t discounting system. Solved many business problems with cutting edge technologies
Create highly scalable system from scratch along with two colleague for discounting across multiple line of business across
make my trip .Got employee of the month across company twice related to this project.
My team got CEO's best team award (annual award) in tech domain.

Founder and CTO of a health care startup. Incubated and accelerated by reputed incubation centre and accelerator program.
Led the team of 6 developers and developed an application that is being used by 200+ doctors and 2 big clients. Took key decision in moulding business idea into working product.


[d]Extra- curricular activities
Member of NGO jagaran sewa sanstha that focuses on socio-economic improvements and spreading healthcare awareness among tribal and rural communities.


Part of entrepreneurship Development cell of BIT,Mesra
--- organised multiple events for the same
Part of Rotoract Club student's chapter of college . Organised fest in college for the same.

Part of cricket and football team in Make My trip.



[e]Why MBA? [/b]
Enhance my career as a product manager or may again take the path of entrepreneurship since ISB has a good e-cell and alumni network as wel.


Hi sidshocker,

A good profile and a few good achievements too. Both entrepreneurship and product management can work as future goals. The bigger question is what about your start-up? Has it shut down? If not, what happens to it after you quit? Entrepreneurship is often a two-edged sword. If you were with MMT till April, then the past few months may not seem enough time to devote to building a start-up. On the other hand, why pursue an MBA now if the business is successful?

A little more information will help us guide you better.
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Please evaluate my profile

GMAT: 700
10th: 86.00
12th: 80.00
B.Tech: Electrical Engineering, 7.94
Experience: 4.5 years in Wipro as a Senior Project Engineer

Target colleges: ISB, IIM

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Hello riya1212

For a meaningful feedback please write back with more information around your Career Progress, Achievements at Work, Impact in Extracurricular activities, and most importantly Career Goals and need for an MBA from ISB/IIM.
You can read here and here on why these matter the most in your application.

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riya1212 wrote:
Please evaluate my profile

GMAT: 700
10th: 86.00
12th: 80.00
B.Tech: Electrical Engineering, 7.94
Experience: 4.5 years in Wipro as a Senior Project Engineer

Target colleges: ISB, IIM

Thanks,
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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile - I am aiming at the Class of 2021 going for the Early Entry programme.

Academics:
1. 71% in B.Tech, IT (GGSIPU, Delhi), graduated in 2018
2. 84% in Class 12th, PCMCs from BBPSGR Delhi
3. 8.4 CGPA in class 10th

Professional life (it has come to my awareness that internships don't matter as much but I'm mentioning them so the consultant has a better idea of my background)
1. Working as a cyber security analyst in a Big4 in Government advisory (2 months to date) - working clientside + interacting with other clients with misc work + volunteering and offering my own knowledge outside of work (expanded below)
2. Interned in Microsoft GSMO - evangelism/management role (6 weeks)
3. Interned in the same Big4 I am working in before that (2 months)
4. Interned in a startup
5. Had my own female-focused pop culture t-shirt startup that was profitable and was a one man show (designs, procurement of tshirts, getting them printed, delivery to client) , made it work for six months and then moved on

Cocurriculars:
1. Formed and led the debate and Model UN society in my college for two years, with four successful events, in each I led a team of 50 people (some older, some younger)
2. Possessing 18 awards in Model UN conferences (10 best delegate {1st} and 8 high commendation {2nd} awards)
3. Moderator of an equity/forex/cryptocurrency trading group on Discord that spans twenty five countries and has 5000+ members - I developed two profitable trading strategies and am currently working on automating those.
4. Have been a forex/crypto trader for 3 years
5. Completed the goodreads one book a week challenge for 52 books in 2017 (and outpacing that in 2018) - not relevant to portfolio
6. Active gamer - not relevant to portfolio
7. Extremely experienced graphic designer - made logos, posters throughout class 11-12 and then throughout engineering - this helps with both leading an event and then marketing it :)

Why an MBA at ISB will help me:
1. Have led teams and people my whole life, my cousin is an ISB Hyd grad, seems like a logical step to take for me
2. I intend to lead projects and teams much larger than what I am entrusted with at my company (I am ground soldier, to everyone in the firm I'm a complete fresher but I feel my current problem is credibility with the management)
3. I need smarter people around me - at the expense of sounding arrogant, I like people that can make and hold a conversation and that's getting progressively harder to find

Family background:
1. Single mom, one younger brother who is in school

To whoever has the time to read through the above - thank you in advance, I hope your advice reduces my effort.

At the moment I am aiming at 750 and have one year to prepare - advice along that goal is also very graciously accepted.
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Hi,

Please evaluate my profile - I am aiming at the Class of 2021 going for the Early Entry programme.

Academics:
1. 71% in B.Tech, IT (GGSIPU, Delhi), graduated in 2018
2. 84% in Class 12th, PCMCs from BBPSGR Delhi
3. 8.4 CGPA in class 10th

Professional life (it has come to my awareness that internships don't matter as much but I'm mentioning them so the consultant has a better idea of my background)
1. Working as a cyber security analyst in a Big4 in Government advisory (2 months to date) - working clientside + interacting with other clients with misc work + volunteering and offering my own knowledge outside of work (expanded below)
2. Interned in Microsoft GSMO - evangelism/management role (6 weeks)
3. Interned in the same Big4 I am working in before that (2 months)
4. Interned in a startup
5. Had my own female-focused pop culture t-shirt startup that was profitable and was a one man show (designs, procurement of tshirts, getting them printed, delivery to client) , made it work for six months and then moved on

Cocurriculars:
1. Formed and led the debate and Model UN society in my college for two years, with four successful events, in each I led a team of 50 people (some older, some younger)
2. Possessing 18 awards in Model UN conferences (10 best delegate {1st} and 8 high commendation {2nd} awards)
3. Moderator of an equity/forex/cryptocurrency trading group on Discord that spans twenty five countries and has 5000+ members - I developed two profitable trading strategies and am currently working on automating those.
4. Have been a forex/crypto trader for 3 years
5. Completed the goodreads one book a week challenge for 52 books in 2017 (and outpacing that in 2018) - not relevant to portfolio
6. Active gamer - not relevant to portfolio
7. Extremely experienced graphic designer - made logos, posters throughout class 11-12 and then throughout engineering - this helps with both leading an event and then marketing it :)

Why an MBA at ISB will help me:
1. Have led teams and people my whole life, my cousin is an ISB Hyd grad, seems like a logical step to take for me
2. I intend to lead projects and teams much larger than what I am entrusted with at my company (I am ground soldier, to everyone in the firm I'm a complete fresher but I feel my current problem is credibility with the management)
3. I need smarter people around me - at the expense of sounding arrogant, I like people that can make and hold a conversation and that's getting progressively harder to find

Family background:
1. Single mom, one younger brother who is in school

To whoever has the time to read through the above - thank you in advance, I hope your advice reduces my effort.

At the moment I am aiming at 750 and have one year to prepare - advice along that goal is also very graciously accepted.


Hi Hitesh,

Robin Sharma, the life coach and author says always move in the company of people smarter than you because you would have a lot to learn from them.
So your desire to move in smart people's copmpany is perfectly legit. As you mentioned, don't be arrogant about it, in life or in the MBA application. Being a ground soldier is crucial for any fresher as it builds you base. Moreover, with 2 months of experience, you should not be worrying about making it into larger projects. Make your impact in whatever you are doing and that will get you noticed by the senior management.

I like your profile and going by your past leadership record, I will assume your profile will be a lot stronger professionally by next year, when you apply. Infact if you can manage your GMAT on time, you can even apply this year
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Hi Hitesh,

Robin Sharma, the life coach and author says always move in the company of people smarter than you because you would have a lot to learn from them.
So your desire to move in smart people's copmpany is perfectly legit. As you mentioned, don't be arrogant about it, in life or in the MBA application. Being a ground soldier is crucial for any fresher as it builds you base. Moreover, with 2 months of experience, you should not be worrying about making it into larger projects. Make your impact in whatever you are doing and that will get you noticed by the senior management.

I like your profile and going by your past leadership record, I will assume your profile will be a lot stronger professionally by next year, when you apply. Infact if you can manage your GMAT on time, you can even apply this year


Hi!

Thanks for your feedback - I'll begin my preparation now. I'm considering giving the GMAT once this year to get a fair idea of where I stand and then once next year.
Your advice will definitely help :)
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Hi!

Thanks for your feedback - I'll begin my preparation now. I'm considering giving the GMAT once this year to get a fair idea of where I stand and then once next year.
Your advice will definitely help :)



Aaaah! that's a long plan. Study hard once and crack it the first time. You have all the time to take it when you are ready (but do set yourself a goal). Its no fun retaking the GMAT.
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Hello everyone,
Please help me evaluate my profile for Fall 2018 R1 applications.

Demographic: 24 years old, male, Indian

Academic background:
BTech: 8.18/10
GRE: 319


Work Experience: 2 years (as of Aug 2018)
Software Engineer at Honeywell (3 Awards)



Extra-curricular:
Football Player - part of college team
Lots of CSR initiatives both at my workplace and outside.
Tabla Player
CO-Curricular Captain of School.



Please let me know of my chances of getting called for an interview for ISB.

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New post 26 Aug 2018, 23:31
Hello Helo123

With 2 years experience and in the software field, your profile and GRE will not really help you stand out from the large and competitive IT pool.
Unless you have stellar career progress, achievements and business impact (which you have not mentioned here). You could read here to find out what matters in a profile.
You have also not touched upon the most important piece of the puzzle- yur career goals and why you need to pursue PGP at ISB. Reading here might help.
In lack of qualitative info, I'd recommend a retake and target at least a 325+. The average score at ISB is 325 and you should be at least above to that to stand out. Still other factors mentioned above will play a crucial role.

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Helo123 wrote:
Hello everyone,
Please help me evaluate my profile for Fall 2018 R1 applications.

Demographic: 24 years old, male, Indian

Academic background:
BTech: 8.18/10
GRE: 319


Work Experience: 2 years (as of Aug 2018)
Software Engineer at Honeywell (3 Awards)



Extra-curricular:
Football Player - part of college team
Lots of CSR initiatives both at my workplace and outside.
Tabla Player
CO-Curricular Captain of School.



Please let me know of my chances of getting called for an interview for ISB.

Best Regards,
Anand

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Helo123 wrote:
Hello everyone,
Please help me evaluate my profile for Fall 2018 R1 applications.

Demographic: 24 years old, male, Indian

Academic background:
BTech: 8.18/10
GRE: 319


Work Experience: 2 years (as of Aug 2018)
Software Engineer at Honeywell (3 Awards)



Extra-curricular:
Football Player - part of college team
Lots of CSR initiatives both at my workplace and outside.
Tabla Player
CO-Curricular Captain of School.



Please let me know of my chances of getting called for an interview for ISB.

Best Regards,
Anand


Hi Helo123

We understand that with 2 years of experience it is often difficult to build stellar resumes. However, it is important to show that you have a spark that sets you apart from your peers. For instance, 3 awards in 2 years are pretty good. One of the things that you can definitely do is write in depth about the achievements that have won you awards.

Also, keep in mind that 319 as a GRE score is a bit lower than the average of 324. Therefore, in order to secure the ISB essay, you must write really good essays highlighting your qualities and your extracurriculars.

Feel free to reach out to us for a detailed discussion on the approach for essays.
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Hi

Please review my profile for ISB. Also please suggest what should I include in essays for ISB.

GMAT - 710
10th CBSE - 92.4 %
12th CBSE - 90.8 %

IIT Roorkee - CGPA - 8.131

Work Ex - 3 years as of now. At the time of admit it will be ~ 4 years

EXL services (1.5 Year)

- Fraud Analytics for US based apparel giant. Use the transactions and payments data to detect and stop future fraud loss.
- While working during the holiday season when the client sales shoots up to $500 million, I was fully responsible to manage the fraud operations for a banner and to devise strategies to implement during the season.
- Got a fast promotion within 1 year
- Employee of the quarter (1 in 250)

Axtira (1.5 Year)
- Woked for US pharmaceutical clients and helped them to set sales goals for their pharma reps across georgraphy

Freelacer - Also, work as a freelancer on fiverr.com to help small businesses around the world to automate their data handling and reporting process. Rated 4.7/5 by 22 reviewers.
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EDUCATION:

X- 91%
XII- 83%
BSc. Economics(Hons): 63%

EXPERIENCE
A Diabetic Chef - crafts desserts specifically for the diabetic individuals.
Chief Executive Officer November 2013 - Present
• Designed recipes, like Dark Chocolate Sugarless Brownies, and developed low calorie food items suited to fit diabetics
• Expanded a home bakery to a restaurant kitchen outlet in 4 years, completely on bootstrapped funding of 15 lakhs
• Singlehandedly led social media campaigns and operations at the restaurant kitchen in Pune and Mumbai. The business was generating 38-42% profits, year on year.
• Awarded at various platforms and received accolades from national and regional newspapers, namely, Times of India, Bombay Times (Mumbai), Pune Mirror (Pune), Ei Samay (Kolkata), Deccan Chronicle, Radio - 104.8 FM, popular publications namely, Humans of Bombay, Blush Magazine, LBB-Mumbai, Paisa Wapas and Daily Hunt, and on blogs like Uddeshya Mumbai, Young India Challenge, The Start Up Tales, Homie, Salt Paper Food Guide and Symbiosis International University Blog

House of Kedi
Co-Founder October 2017- Present
• Curated gender fluid and gender-neutral clothes for people who identify/don’t identify with a normative societal gender
• Investigated barriers to entry in current designer clothes market & collaborated with androgynous bloggers/writers to gain traction across platforms; Successfully sold the entire first collection and marked up revenue of 50% Q1 and Q2

Bayside Media- Mumbai, India
Branding Consultant and Business Communication Trainer Digital Marketing Trainer April 2018 – July 2018
• Developed digital marketing strategies, branding 360-degree changes and curriculum for organic digital marketing.
• Upgraded various social media platforms; Successful campaign running on Instagram and Facebook.
• Upgraded to Google Classroom used in training of students for all courses
• Evaluated and taught Digital Marketing and Business Communication to over 250 students across Mumbai and Pune.

Teaching Middle School Children (Freelancing)
Debate and Public Speaking September 2017 - Present
• Designed a student curriculum for debating and public speaking specifically suited for middle and secondary school students.
• Evaluated and trained over 30 students from schools in Mumbai on multi-disciplinary topics.
• Working with schools- __________________________________________
• After a 3-months training, 12 students won MUN or a debate championship; a 12-yr old student got selected for Junior Ted-x.

Foxymoron - A digital agency that believes in a 360-degree upgrade in the brand value of its client
Business Development Intern/Online Reputation Management May - June 2016
• Understood organizational structure, making minutes of the meetings, assisted in marketing research initiatives and social media marketing, learned online reputation management, and Radian 6.
• Worked with major clients for deck creation and social media marketing.
• Accomplished completion of a major ORM project valued at over 25 Lakhs.

EDUCATION

Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India
• Wrote my thesis on “Eating Outside for the Health Disordered Market” - A detailed quantitative analysis to understand market trends on how people with health disorders order food. Used to supplement the business of A Diabetic Chef

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOLADES
• Food Club (Founder): Received Excellence Award in 2016 at Symbiosis School of Economics.
• Conferred Special Achievement 2017 for showing excellence in Entrepreneurship at Symbiosis School of Economics.
• Bagged first position at Symbiosis Start Ups Competition, Won 3 Lakhs (Pan India) - 2017.
• Winner of NMIMS B-Plan Competition-2016 and 1st Runner Up at the NMIMS Debate Championship - 2017
• Winner of NESS Wadia Debate-2016 and Just A Minute - Laissez Faire 2016 and 2017.
• 1st Runner Up at the BMCC-Troika Debate and Extempore, 2016 and Flames JAM-2016.
• Associated with Literature Club, Debating Society (Co-Founder) 2014
• Judged DBIT National Debate Championship: Indian parliamentary debate, and National College Debate Competition, 2018
• Speaker at Confluence: Humans v/s AI & National College Festival: GRIT - Life Journey of a Diabetic Chef, DBIT
• Human Book at the Human Library Mumbai (Awarded Best Seller and Youngest Book)
• Subject of an autobiography being written on my life story as A Diabetic Chef to be published by November,2018
• Modeled with Achint Kaur (Actress) for a Bow Ties and Suspenders blog shoot
• Google Digital Marketing on Ad words with a 91% grade in June, 2018.
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Request to evaluate my profile.
GMAT -730 Q51, V37, IR 8, AWA 5
Academics
10th: 94%
12th: 85%
B.E (Mechanical), BITS Pilani Goa Campus, CGPA 8.66

Work Experience:
A. 2 Months Summer Internship at Thermax Ltd. (Boiler manufacturer company) during vacation after the 2nd year of undergraduation
B. 6 months curricular internship at Tata Technologies Ltd. working with the aerospace division
C. Working with Tata Motors, Pune for 3 years now-
1. 20 months with Purchase Program Management department, a coordination unit within Purchase & Supply chain department
2. Currently working with the Advance Quality (Part development) department. A techno-managerial role.

Achievements:
1. N.T.S.E Scholarship recipient
2. Recipient of institute's merit-cum need scholarship during undergraduation
3. Led BITS Pilani, Goa carrom team at inter-college sports fest.
4. Inter-school athletic event (long jump) bronze medal
5. Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team which secured third place at an inter-Tata corporate football tournament


Extra Curricular:
1. Football: Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team. Represented Tata Motors in many corporate football tournaments
2. Carrom: Represented BITS Pilani, Goa at sports fest in the carrom event
3. Part of various CSR activities initiated by Tata Motors

Career goals(Why MBA?):

Having worked with the core mechanical industry for 3-4 years, I would like to get exposure to diverse aspects of a business and varied industries. I believe a B-school would definitely be a good place to start with. Post-MBA I want to get into operations consulting role, grow within the organization to attain positions of higher responsibility in operations and help contribute towards organization's growth.

Aiming for: ISB, SMU, NTU

I'll be applying in R2
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Hello savalgi12

The outline of your profile is quite strong.
Acads, work ex, extracurricular, goals all look decent. (You can read here on what to focus on in your written applications and here on career goals)
With this profile is there a specific reason why you are targeting R2? R1 has more scholarships and hence can be more beneficial. Unless you are pressed for time or have not begun work on the applications at all.

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savalgi12 wrote:
Request to evaluate my profile.
GMAT -730 Q51, V37, IR 8, AWA 5
Academics
10th: 94%
12th: 85%
B.E (Mechanical), BITS Pilani Goa Campus, CGPA 8.66

Work Experience:
A. 2 Months Summer Internship at Thermax Ltd. (Boiler manufacturer company) during vacation after the 2nd year of undergraduation
B. 6 months curricular internship at Tata Technologies Ltd. working with the aerospace division
C. Working with Tata Motors, Pune for 3 years now-
1. 20 months with Purchase Program Management department, a coordination unit within Purchase & Supply chain department
2. Currently working with the Advance Quality (Part development) department. A techno-managerial role.

Achievements:
1. N.T.S.E Scholarship recipient
2. Recipient of institute's merit-cum need scholarship during undergraduation
3. Led BITS Pilani, Goa carrom team at inter-college sports fest.
4. Inter-school athletic event (long jump) bronze medal
5. Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team which secured third place at an inter-Tata corporate football tournament


Extra Curricular:
1. Football: Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team. Represented Tata Motors in many corporate football tournaments
2. Carrom: Represented BITS Pilani, Goa at sports fest in the carrom event
3. Part of various CSR activities initiated by Tata Motors

Career goals(Why MBA?):

Having worked with the core mechanical industry for 3-4 years, I would like to get exposure to diverse aspects of a business and varied industries. I believe a B-school would definitely be a good place to start with. Post-MBA I want to get into operations consulting role, grow within the organization to attain positions of higher responsibility in operations and help contribute towards organization's growth.

Aiming for: ISB, SMU, NTU

I'll be applying in R2

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MBAkarma wrote:
Hello savalgi12

The outline of your profile is quite strong.
Acads, work ex, extracurricular, goals all look decent. (You can read here on what to focus on in your written applications and here on career goals)
With this profile is there a specific reason why you are targeting R2? R1 has more scholarships and hence can be more beneficial. Unless you are pressed for time or have not begun work on the applications at all.

Best
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+919137133507
MBAkarma.com
GMAT Score Predictor
info@mbakarma.com


savalgi12 wrote:
Request to evaluate my profile.
GMAT -730 Q51, V37, IR 8, AWA 5
Academics
10th: 94%
12th: 85%
B.E (Mechanical), BITS Pilani Goa Campus, CGPA 8.66

Work Experience:
A. 2 Months Summer Internship at Thermax Ltd. (Boiler manufacturer company) during vacation after the 2nd year of undergraduation
B. 6 months curricular internship at Tata Technologies Ltd. working with the aerospace division
C. Working with Tata Motors, Pune for 3 years now-
1. 20 months with Purchase Program Management department, a coordination unit within Purchase & Supply chain department
2. Currently working with the Advance Quality (Part development) department. A techno-managerial role.

Achievements:
1. N.T.S.E Scholarship recipient
2. Recipient of institute's merit-cum need scholarship during undergraduation
3. Led BITS Pilani, Goa carrom team at inter-college sports fest.
4. Inter-school athletic event (long jump) bronze medal
5. Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team which secured third place at an inter-Tata corporate football tournament


Extra Curricular:
1. Football: Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team. Represented Tata Motors in many corporate football tournaments
2. Carrom: Represented BITS Pilani, Goa at sports fest in the carrom event
3. Part of various CSR activities initiated by Tata Motors

Career goals(Why MBA?):

Having worked with the core mechanical industry for 3-4 years, I would like to get exposure to diverse aspects of a business and varied industries. I believe a B-school would definitely be a good place to start with. Post-MBA I want to get into operations consulting role, grow within the organization to attain positions of higher responsibility in operations and help contribute towards organization's growth.

Aiming for: ISB, SMU, NTU

I'll be applying in R2
Thank you for your review sir. As rightly pointed by you, I still haven't started working on my applications and shortage of time is a major hindrance. Moreover, as far as I know, partial scholarships are open for both R1 and R2 applicants. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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savalgi12 wrote:
Request to evaluate my profile.
GMAT -730 Q51, V37, IR 8, AWA 5
Academics
10th: 94%
12th: 85%
B.E (Mechanical), BITS Pilani Goa Campus, CGPA 8.66

Work Experience:
A. 2 Months Summer Internship at Thermax Ltd. (Boiler manufacturer company) during vacation after the 2nd year of undergraduation
B. 6 months curricular internship at Tata Technologies Ltd. working with the aerospace division
C. Working with Tata Motors, Pune for 3 years now-
1. 20 months with Purchase Program Management department, a coordination unit within Purchase & Supply chain department
2. Currently working with the Advance Quality (Part development) department. A techno-managerial role.

Achievements:
1. N.T.S.E Scholarship recipient
2. Recipient of institute's merit-cum need scholarship during undergraduation
3. Led BITS Pilani, Goa carrom team at inter-college sports fest.
4. Inter-school athletic event (long jump) bronze medal
5. Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team which secured third place at an inter-Tata corporate football tournament


Extra Curricular:
1. Football: Part of Tata Motors, Pune football team. Represented Tata Motors in many corporate football tournaments
2. Carrom: Represented BITS Pilani, Goa at sports fest in the carrom event
3. Part of various CSR activities initiated by Tata Motors

Career goals(Why MBA?):

Having worked with the core mechanical industry for 3-4 years, I would like to get exposure to diverse aspects of a business and varied industries. I believe a B-school would definitely be a good place to start with. Post-MBA I want to get into operations consulting role, grow within the organization to attain positions of higher responsibility in operations and help contribute towards organization's growth.

Aiming for: ISB, SMU, NTU

I'll be applying in R2


Hi!

You have a pretty strong profile and GMAT. Don't think you should consider SMU. For ISB, if you are planning to do the application yourself, then you may target R2, but if you are looking to work with a professional consultant, you should be able to target R1. Scholarships apart, R1 has its own advantages not just for ISB but your planning for other schools based on the results.

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ankit7agarwal wrote:
Hi

Please review my profile for ISB. Also please suggest what should I include in essays for ISB.

GMAT - 710
10th CBSE - 92.4 %
12th CBSE - 90.8 %

IIT Roorkee - CGPA - 8.131

Work Ex - 3 years as of now. At the time of admit it will be ~ 4 years

EXL services (1.5 Year)

- Fraud Analytics for US based apparel giant. Use the transactions and payments data to detect and stop future fraud loss.
- While working during the holiday season when the client sales shoots up to $500 million, I was fully responsible to manage the fraud operations for a banner and to devise strategies to implement during the season.
- Got a fast promotion within 1 year
- Employee of the quarter (1 in 250)

Axtira (1.5 Year)
- Woked for US pharmaceutical clients and helped them to set sales goals for their pharma reps across georgraphy

Freelacer - Also, work as a freelancer on fiverr.com to help small businesses around the world to automate their data handling and reporting process. Rated 4.7/5 by 22 reviewers.


Pretty good profile Ankit! Low work-ex would mean extra emphasis on your leadership and industry exposure through your essays. Analytics background should help given the wide range of opportunities at ISB. Your Fiverr experience may also come in handy while working on the diversity essay.

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HI Team

Thank for help ,

My Profile say,
SSC 84.3
+2 86.3
B.tech (Mechanical) 71.3
MBA(Power) 73

and over 8+ Years of experience with varied exposure to Operation , BD and strategy
around 1yr experience of entrepreneurship

would like to give a try for ISB ;
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