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Hello Experts,

I will be applying for the ISB in 2017 –R1 , I am currently working as a Mechanical Design Engineer in Kuwait based Top 5 International consultants, basically Architectural/Engineering firm. I have been involved with various types of design projects like Commercial, Residential, Hospitals and Governmental projects etc.
I will be very happy for the profile evaluation.
Nationality: Indian
Education: Btech-72% Punjab Technical University-2012
12th 53.2% 10th 72%
GMAT: Appearing in First Week of July
Work Experience:
I have 5 years’ experience in the Design of HVAC/Electro-mechannical Projects. Apart from that, I have worked for a limited time for the site (supervision/project management) as a replacement for Senior Mechanical Engineers continuously. Besides, I am working as Acting Head of the Department (Mechanical) in the firm and handling all mechanical design related work. I have handled with different projects simultaneously.
In addition to the above, I have introduced/launched a skincare product (made in USA) in Kuwait which later on, will be launched in UAE too. And, I am working as ‘Vice President-Marketing’ for USA Skincare Company for Middle East Region.
My primary target B School is ISB, and the London School of Economics & Political Science.
I do have some volunteer experience at the college level and also trying to get some projects from United Nations online so that I can work on that area too.
However, I will try to get some international experience rather than the base location to consolidate the profile.
I have some travelling experience as well i.e. I traveled to USA, Australia, Dubai, Bangkok, Iraq and Kuwait several times.
I also have some member ships like Institution of Engineers, India etc. and certifications courses in pipe design from Smart brains institute. I have completed completed certification courses in product design/development in Auto cad, pro/E and Ansys from an auto desk certified institute.
Thank you in advance
Kindest Regards,
Abbas


Hi Abbas,

A very interesting and unique profile! From what we understand, you're working with an Architectural/Engineering firm, but also moonlight for the skincare company. Is our understanding correct? (Please take our evaluation with a pinch of salt, as we think we need more information to provide a correct assessment.)
On the academics, you're definitely on the weaker side, and need a strong GMAT to back it up. A GMAT of 720+ should convince the ad-com that you can put up with a strong academic curriculum.
On the work-experience side, international exposure definitely adds value. You seem to be handling a lot of responsibilities and that can be construed as good exposure. The UN projects would definitely make great extracurriculars!

Our worry is the multiple role scenario and you will need to explain it in your essays. Also, your application will need to answer questions on your future career path. Marketing and mechanical design are completely different and choosing a career path (and reasoning it out) could be the bane of your application.

We think that your work is cut out for you: a great GMAT and also putting together an application that clearly articulates where you'd like to be in the future. Feel free to reach out to us in case of a discussion, as we feel that we'll need more information to give you a better assessment.


Dear Apphelp,
Thank you very much for your valuable feedback.
I think, i should not specify my experience in marketing if i creates ambiguity.
However, I have given the mock and i got 680 and 700. i am trying hard to get above 700.
besides, ISB has also selected students and i met those alums who pursued MBBS and later they pursued MBA in strategy & leadership and doing job in consulting. :-D :-D
However, apart from that please suggest me to work on the area so that my profile can stand out.
Thank you in advance!!


Hi Abbas,

You're on the right path. Focus on getting GMAT out of the way, and aim for a high score. Higher always helps. :)
You're right, ISB is a great platform to switch careers. However, from an application point of view, it always makes sense to explain what is the right career progression for you. And therefore, you should highlight elements that will take you closer to your career goals. As stated earlier, we'll need to have a more detailed conversation to help you identify which elements of your your profile should be showcased on your application.
For building your profile, right now focusing on GMAT+extracurriculars should be the way forward, as you are doing well professionally.

Hope this helps. Feel free to get in touch for queries.
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Hello Experts,

I will be applying for the ISB in 2017 –R1, currently I am working as a software developer with a Fortune 500 company and has received many great recognition for my work within a short span of 23 months. I have been a part of the student's council in my college for all four years and have organized many events almost single-handedly.
Here at work also I am leading the program for the fresh hires in India, thus honing up my leadership skills.

My 10th percentage was: 89%
12th: 78%
B.Tech-84%
GMAT:780

Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know what fields I need to concentrate/improve on in my application to become a strong contender.

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Hi Priya,

Firstly, great job on cracking the 780! It definitely gives you an edge over other applicants.
Since the GMAT is only one of the parameters, from here on, you should focus on your application essays, by defining Why you and Why MBA. Professional recognition and leading the program for fresh hires should make good stories for the Why you part of the essays. Make sure you are able to demonstrate a qualitative and quantitative impact for your essays, so that you appear as a well-rounded contender, beyond your GMAT score. Also, try to link your professional achievements to your future goals so that you are well-differentiated from your peers.

Since you belong to a very competitive pool, the weight of your application lies completely on how you can differentiate yourself in your essays. Feel free to get back in case of queries.
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Hi Rish,

This is with reference to your post seeking evaluation of your profile for ISB CO19. Below is my take :

Experience :
There is a definite diversity in your experience coming out from your stints in Corporate and Social Sector NGO. However. it is very important that you show clarity in your response while narrating why you made the move.

Goals :
This should be very much tied to your goals and in the short run what you aspire to do should be something that has some or the relation with you are doing now. Also, the need for a MBA, that too from ISB needs to be clearly highlighted. This will mostly be make or break content in your essay.

Academics :
Although your Diploma courses will add some value, otherwise you have very average grades. Hence, you will need to compensate in your GMAT as well as Application - Essay, LOR, Profile form.

Extracurricular :
You can't showcase yourself as Jack of All Trades. Rather you will have to narrow down on one / max. two extracurricular involvements and demonstrate impact and continuity in them. Your commerce background will give you a 'slight' edge over an engineer from an average undergrad institution. However, you have to tactfully play it your advantage.

I am an ISB Alum,CO14 and run an admission consulting service - CrackAdmission. You can reach out to me for further details at arijit[dot]biswas[@]crackadmission[dot]com in case you have any specific queries or need professional assistance.

Look forward to hearing your story.

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We, the team at Strategy4GMAT (all ISB alumni), have compiled an ISB Applications Essays Guide to help you in your ISB application. The contents of the guide include:



* ISB Application Essays Analysis: 2018 Intake (Class of 2019)

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Hi Abhinav,

Hope you are doing well.

This is with reference to your profile evaluation request seeking for an evaluation of your profile. Please find my take :

Experience : IT - Development plus Project Management
I understand that you have won fast tracked promotions and/or accolades in your brief professional career, but in the eyes of the adcom you will still fall in the category of 'Indian Male IT'. To create your niche, you will have to explicitly demonstrate how you have contributed to your organisation beyond your call of duty and most importantly what personality traits did you uncover in the process.

No. of Years of Experience : 03
This is relatively low. You will have to back this up with a strong GMAT score

Leadership Skills :
Based on what you have mentioned, it seems that you have been actively involved in number of extra curricular activities. However, you will need to distinctly identify one / max. two of these activities and bring out your passion. It shouldn't seem that you are all over the place.

Schools : You shouldn't only restrict yourself to ISB and Nanyang, but consider schools in US such as Tepper, UCLA etc. (ones that have technology focus concentrations).

GMAT : You should be aiming for a score in excess of 700 to get a good shot at the admission. However, it is very important that you back your GMAT score with a stellar application including Essays LOR and application form to demonstrate a holistic profile.

I am an ISB alum, CO14 and run an admission consulting firm, CrackAdmission. You can feel free to reach out to me at arijit.biswas@crackadmission.com / +91-9701215544 in case you have further queries or require professional assistance.

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With the application portal open, we felt it would be helpful if you can get an idea on how to frame your essays. You can go ahead and download the essay book (essays submitted by successful candidates) from the following links:

ISB Essay Book: https://goo.gl/CLrmw4

Global Application HandBook: https://goo.gl/G2kSs6

For more such materials, you could fill up this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Fh04ii ... L5QFDvPAY/

For any queries regarding your applications or test preparation, you could drop us a mail at queries@thebootcamp.biz

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For profile evaluation, the guys over here are already doing a brilliant job. For more insights, you can visit: http://thebootcamp.biz/free-profile-evaluation/

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HI,I would be happy to welcome opinions and suggestions on my profile

Academics
10th-88.8
12th-87.6
Btech(EEE) , NIT Calicut-6.65 CGPA

Work Experience-
QYK APP-9 Months- Associate Manager-Operations, Was part of the Core Operations Team of an online platform which disrupted the construction Industry

Gracetec Group-2 years- Joined Dads Business group,We are a group of 7 companies. I was part of the operations of the Parent Company(Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Contractors). Successfully Completed 28Cr Hospital Project within 12 months. Was the face of the company at site,headed meetings with clients,Improved processes at site,made sure it was cost controlled. Initiated the merging of Interior designing firm founded by college seniors to expand our scope of work . On the process of acquiring a solar company to add on to out current Work Profile. Implemented Lean Process Improvement at all sites,Improved inventory and site tracking using cloud interface

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Hi Experts

I gave my 2nd attempt of gmat today and got a 640 (q49,v28). In my first attempt, I got a 530 (q48,v17).

I am an Indian female with about 6 yrs of exp in IT Software, worked with two companies , TCS and Accenture. I have been doing great at job with lot of best employee awards and extra curricular activities like participating in quizzes, rangoli art competitions etc. I was also the HR spoc for my project and arranged events like picnic for about 100 people, quarterly awards for best performance etc.

My academics are also good like in
-10th, 89.8%, (Merit student certificate from CBSE)
-12th, 89.6% (Amul vidyabhushan award)
-B tech in electrical n electronics , 85% (gold medallist, branch topper) CGPA : 9.24
I was engaged in lot of extra curricular activities at school also like painting and essay writing competitions etc.

What are my chances in IIMs or ISB ? or can you suggest what are the best schools for me both in India and abroad? I am looking for a functional shift in my role and an MBA In information systems.

Thanks in advance.

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With your current stats, ISB could go either way. Your work and undergrad is great, though GMAT is a bit low, especially on the verbal side. I would target a spread of schools including the IIMs, ISB and a few others internationally. The CMU program you mentioned could be a good one. Are you interested in an analytics masters program? I ask because I recently got someone into UCLA master of analytics with somewhat similar stats and that could be appealing to you. If you would like to work together on selecting the right list of schools and applying, it would be great to see your resume. Feel free to email that: scott@personalmbacoach.com and we can discuss.

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I'm targeting the R2 of ISB in 2017 and would appreciate if someone can review my profile . I have still not given GMAT, however I'm targeting a score of 700+.

Academic profile

Class X : 90.3% (ICSE-2003)
Class XII : 89.8 % (ISC-2005/Science)
B.Tech : 8.19 (CGPA- 2009/ Mechanical Engineering)

Work Experience

I'm working in an Oil and Gas Consultancy organisation (PSU) since 2009 . I'm in the Mechanical Equipment Department and I'm involved in the design, engineering and procurement of equipment and Mechanical packages for Refinery & Petrochemical complexes, LNG Re-gasification terminals and cross country pipelines. My work requires frequent interaction with End-users from Oil & Gas companies, Equipment suppliers and EPC Contractors.

I would be grateful for an honest review of my profile. I would be happy to answer any further queries regarding my profile.

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HI,I would be happy to welcome opinions and suggestions on my profile

Academics
10th-88.8
12th-87.6
Btech(EEE) , NIT Calicut-6.65 CGPA

Work Experience-
QYK APP-9 Months- Associate Manager-Operations, Was part of the Core Operations Team of an online platform which disrupted the construction Industry

Gracetec Group-2 years- Joined Dads Business group,We are a group of 7 companies. I was part of the operations of the Parent Company(Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Contractors). Successfully Completed 28Cr Hospital Project within 12 months. Was the face of the company at site,headed meetings with clients,Improved processes at site,made sure it was cost controlled. Initiated the merging of Interior designing firm founded by college seniors to expand our scope of work . On the process of acquiring a solar company to add on to out current Work Profile. Implemented Lean Process Improvement at all sites,Improved inventory and site tracking using cloud interface

Extra Curricular Activities-
Volunteered at NGOS,Literary and Debating Secretary at College,Colllege Football team member,Co-ordinator at college fests


Hi,

Your work ex is very unique. Not many switch from family business to a job. Having said that, your no.of years of work ex is low. Maybe wait a couple of years before pursuing an MBA ?
If you have an ongoing involvement in an NGO, then its great. I hope you can demonstrate some quality leadership experience here too.
Have you taken GMAT? If not, you must already know to aim high 700+ for ISB. Maybe even higher since you're education background is engineering. I would be happy to schedule a free call to discuss your profile in depth. Hope this helps.

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My profile

10th- 95%
12th 96%

Btech IIT Kharagpur- 8.45/10 CGPA

work experience -3yrs (Tata Motors)
manager-suspension design
average extra curricular

I am interested to do an MBA for career and personal growth.

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I guess most of you have read the article on The Economic Times regarding the ISB Placements. If not, visit the following
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/art ... aign=cppst

So what does it imply:
22 lakhs average salary, is ISB still worth the hype?

The Economic times came out today saying that the average salary offered at ISB this year is Rs 22 lakh. What does this mean in the Indian scenario? How does ISB fare when compared with IIM A,B,C? How great is the ROI at ISB?

If you have these question, we have the answers.

What does this mean for you?

At a 22lakhs average, a good estimate would be that 60% of the class is either at this number or below it. So does that mean that you will end up with a 20lakh job for sure if you manage to go to ISB? No is the answer. Though ISB does put a lower limit on what firms can pay, it goes as low as 18 lakhs. Not too bad in the Indian scenario. ISB’s lower limit is higher than IIMA and that too by a good margin.

How good is the return on investment?

The cost of the PGP at ISB fluctuates around the 30L mark. Now if 60% of the class gets 22L or less and you’re probably in that bracket, the difference in the money you make and the money you pay is a whopping 10L. Hold on before you start criticizing ISB, it is the same for the top 3 B-Schools in India, unless you end up with a 15L job there, well then its worse.

But ROI can’t just be measured by monetary aspects. Brand value is a salient feature in the MBA game.

ISB alumni report a 160% increase in salaries three years after graduation. Hardly any B schools in the country can boast of that.

How to measure the value of your placement?

This one is simple and quite different from what most people would like to believe. There are two chunks that make a job whole. One being the money they offer you, for instance 22L at ISB.

The other chunk that everyone seems to ignore is the year on year growth. Let us give you an example. You land a 20L job at ISB, your friend also lands a 20L job but at another firm.

You grow at 20% every year, he grows at 5%.

Should you go for an MBA if you are already earning a high(debatable definition) salary?

Always, go for an MBA(provided you want to do it), it makes more financial sense in the long run. You can always find out the NPV for doing an MBA. What should really matter is that the MBA from a good B-School gives you a higher salary and higher growth rate. The fees you pay to ISB is essentially for the above two factors. This is what makes ISB a lucrative option in the long run.

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Hi All,

It would be great if someone can help in evaluating my profile and suggest me whether my profile suits the program and if yes, what is the GMAT score I must target for ISB, and IIMs


My academics are :

Basic Academic
*10th : 60 %
*12th: 78 %
*Graduation :- 50 % ( Correspondence -since per Chartered Accountant regulation, along with the CA, regular graduation is not allowed)

Professional Academic

*Completed 2.5 year of Article Ship from one of the top 20 CA firm in India
*Completed 1 year of Industrial Training from one of the Leading Real-estate company in North India
*Cleared CA in First Attempt

Work Experience

* 4 year of post qualification experience in the field of Internal Audit, SOX Compliance, and Oracle Implementation
* Around 1 month of experience in US, and UK
* During the employment, Worked 2.5 year in Wipro, and 1.5 year in XL Catlin
* Worked with many clients of different geography (India, Europe, and US)


CA Practice

*Started my own CA practice/ Consulting Service since February 2017

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It would be great if someone can help in evaluating my profile and suggest me whether my profile suits the program and if yes, what is the GMAT score I must target for ISB, and IIMs


My academics are :

Basic Academic
*10th : 60 %
*12th: 78 %
*Graduation :- 50 % ( Correspondence -since per Chartered Accountant regulation, along with the CA, regular graduation is not allowed)

Professional Academic

*Completed 2.5 year of Article Ship from one of the top 20 CA firm in India
*Completed 1 year of Industrial Training from one of the Leading Real-estate company in North India
*Cleared CA in First Attempt

Work Experience

* 4 year of post qualification experience in the field of Internal Audit, SOX Compliance, and Oracle Implementation
* Around 1 month of experience in US, and UK
* During the employment, Worked 2.5 year in Wipro, and 1.5 year in XL Catlin
* Worked with many clients of different geography (India, Europe, and US)


CA Practice

*Started my own CA practice/ Consulting Service since February 2017

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Your overall profile is quite suitable for ISB. Further inputs:
- Your CA credentials definitely add value to your candidature. 4 years of post-articleship experience is good with ISB.
- Your international work experience will be a big plus. Your employers are well-known too, so no issues there.
- Your academics haven't been outstanding, even though you did clear the CA exams in the first attempt. Although a GMAT score of 680+ would put you into contention, try and aim for 700+.
- You will also need to cover the key question on why you wish to pursue an MBA so soon after starting your own practice. Not saying this cannot be answered, but only that answering it well will be a prerogative.

Hope this helps. Feel free to come back with more queries as needed.
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Hi All,

It would be great if someone can help in evaluating my profile and suggest me whether my profile suits the program and if yes, what is the GMAT score I must target for ISB, and IIMs


My academics are :

Basic Academic
*10th : 60 %
*12th: 78 %
*Graduation :- 50 % ( Correspondence -since per Chartered Accountant regulation, along with the CA, regular graduation is not allowed)

Professional Academic

*Completed 2.5 year of Article Ship from one of the top 20 CA firm in India
*Completed 1 year of Industrial Training from one of the Leading Real-estate company in North India
*Cleared CA in First Attempt

Work Experience

* 4 year of post qualification experience in the field of Internal Audit, SOX Compliance, and Oracle Implementation
* Around 1 month of experience in US, and UK
* During the employment, Worked 2.5 year in Wipro, and 1.5 year in XL Catlin
* Worked with many clients of different geography (India, Europe, and US)


CA Practice

*Started my own CA practice/ Consulting Service since February 2017

Ex-Cur
* Know Spanish ( Basic)



Hi

Your overall profile is quite suitable for ISB. Further inputs:
- Your CA credentials definitely add value to your candidature. 4 years of post-articleship experience is good with ISB.
- Your international work experience will be a big plus. Your employers are well-known too, so no issues there.
- Your academics haven't been outstanding, even though you did clear the CA exams in the first attempt. Although a GMAT score of 680+ would put you into contention, try and aim for 700+.
- You will also need to cover the key question on why you wish to pursue an MBA so soon after starting your own practice. Not saying this cannot be answered, but only that answering it well will be a prerogative.

Hope this helps. Feel free to come back with more queries as needed.




Hi,

Thanks for your valuable evaluation.

Further, I have few queries on your response, and would appreciate if you could provide me the clarification.

1. Your overall profile is quite suitable for ISB. Further inputs: - Your CA credentials definitely add value to your candidature. 4 years of post-articleship experience is good with ISB.

Response :- Is my profile not suitable for IIMs ? Please suggest

2. Your academics haven't been outstanding, even though you did clear the CA exams in the first attempt. Although a GMAT score of 680+ would put you into contention, try and aim for 700+.

Response :- I can understand about my academics, and afraid because of it. Further, Although I’m targeting 700+ GMAT score, I think clearing CA in first attempt, and completing Article Ship from Top 20 CA Firm, and Industrial Training would overcome this problem. Please Suggest.

3. You will also need to cover the key question on why you wish to pursue an MBA so soon after starting your own practice. Not saying this cannot be answered, but only that answering it well will be a prerogative.

Response :- Thanks for highlighting this point. Could you please provide me any suggestion on it.
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HI,I would be happy to welcome opinions and suggestions on my profile

Academics
10th-88.8
12th-87.6
Btech(EEE) , NIT Calicut-6.65 CGPA

Work Experience-
QYK APP-9 Months- Associate Manager-Operations, Was part of the Core Operations Team of an online platform which disrupted the construction Industry

Gracetec Group-2 years- Joined Dads Business group,We are a group of 7 companies. I was part of the operations of the Parent Company(Mechanical,Electrical and Plumbing Contractors). Successfully Completed 28Cr Hospital Project within 12 months. Was the face of the company at site,headed meetings with clients,Improved processes at site,made sure it was cost controlled. Initiated the merging of Interior designing firm founded by college seniors to expand our scope of work . On the process of acquiring a solar company to add on to out current Work Profile. Implemented Lean Process Improvement at all sites,Improved inventory and site tracking using cloud interface

Extra Curricular Activities-
Volunteered at NGOS,Literary and Debating Secretary at College,Colllege Football team member,Co-ordinator at college fests


Hi jakexix,

Great profile! We're impressed at the knowledge you seem to have amassed and implemented in such a short time. This definitely gives you an edge over your competition. Even though your work experience is on the lower side, we think you have a great shot at ISB.
Aim for a GMAT score of 700 and along with a great application, it should keep you safe. Make sure you demonstrate continued involvement and impact in extracurriculars.
We haven't seen a mention of your future goals. Are you planning to go back to your business? Your application should focus on highlighting your contribution to your business and your learnings during the journey.

With a meticulous application and carefully-worded goals, you should definitely be able to reach your goals.

Feel free to reach out in case of queries.
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I'm targeting the R2 of ISB in 2017 and would appreciate if someone can review my profile . I have still not given GMAT, however I'm targeting a score of 700+.

Academic profile

Class X : 90.3% (ICSE-2003)
Class XII : 89.8 % (ISC-2005/Science)
B.Tech : 8.19 (CGPA- 2009/ Mechanical Engineering)

Work Experience

I'm working in an Oil and Gas Consultancy organisation (PSU) since 2009 . I'm in the Mechanical Equipment Department and I'm involved in the design, engineering and procurement of equipment and Mechanical packages for Refinery & Petrochemical complexes, LNG Re-gasification terminals and cross country pipelines. My work requires frequent interaction with End-users from Oil & Gas companies, Equipment suppliers and EPC Contractors.

I would be grateful for an honest review of my profile. I would be happy to answer any further queries regarding my profile.

Thanks!


Hi TheDarkKnight2017,

Good profile. Academically, you seem to be doing well. A target score of 700, should be okay and anything above 700 should definitely be good. On the work-experience, your profile seems interesting. Are we correct in understanding that you have 8 years of work-experience? If so, a lot of weightage would be also on the quality of work-ex, your contribution to the projects and examples demonstrating leadership and business impact. The fact that you interact across stakeholders, also is a great value-add to your profile.

We do not see a mention of your career goals or extracurriculars. For a candidate with your profile, identifying clear strengths and linking them to your goals and a decent GMAT would be crucial to your application.

Feel free to reach out in case of more queries.
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prannoy saha wrote:
My profile

10th- 95%
12th 96%

Btech IIT Kharagpur- 8.45/10 CGPA

work experience -3yrs (Tata Motors)
manager-suspension design
average extra curricular

I am interested to do an MBA for career and personal growth.

pls evaluate my profile


Hi prannoy,

We'd like more information to provide a detailed evaluation, but here are a few observations:
- Academically, the IIT tag is great to have along with your academic record.
- As far as work-experience is considered, Tata Motors is a well-recognized brand to have on the resume. We'd need to know more about your roles and responsibilities, and also for instance, any awards/promotions?
- On the extracurricular side, not sure what you mean by average, but please ensure you have continued involvement with whatever activity you're pursuing.

On the face of it, you have the ingredients to make a competitive application. For ISB, aim for a higher GMAT (710+), as you would be competing with the pool that has a higher GMAT. Build a strong application, with clearer goals- what industry, what goals, and why MBA and you should be there.
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