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Profile Evaluation Indian Male 630

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I want to get into a MBA course in Fall 2016, and planning on applying in R3.

My Profile:
Nationality/Gender/Age - Indian/M/30
GMAT- 630 (46Q, 31V IR 6)
Academic qualification - B.Tech from PTU, India
CGPA - 2.8

Work experience:
A total of 8.5 years experience as of now.
Worked in top consulting firm's in house implementation worked in multiple different fields.

International Exposure
Have worked with multiple US, UK and Asia clients.

Awards & Recognitions
- Spot Award for Deloitte AMPM for march quarter.
- Team of the Quater for PWC in Birlasoft.
- WOW Voc from Customer for 2 Quaters in a row for HP GSO for D&B support in Birlasoft.
- "Athlete of Chitkara" Award in 2007.
- Won the Intra Birlasoft Football cup.
- 2nd runner up UT Lvl under 17 volleyball team

Extra –Curricular activities:
- Captain of the Under-17 Volleyball team which came 2nd at the UT level in 2000-2001(Captained the volleyball team for 3 years 98,99 and 2000)
- Represented the group to maintain Discipline and Security during the Cultural Fests, Technical Fest and Annual Events from 2006-2007.
- Member of Organizing committee for the Technical Fest in Chitkara college in 2006 and 2007
- Representative of College Sports Club 'Olympus' Technical club 'Bits N Bytes' and 'Security and Discipline' group in college.
- Branch Representative for the Computers stream in college from 2003-2007
- Captain of Chitkara College football team which qualified till Quarterfinals in 2005.
- Member of the Chitkara Cricket Team came 4th out of 60+ colleges under PTU University.
- Represented Birlasoft Cricket (played in several corporate cups in 2007 and 2008) reached semifinal and quarterfinal.
- Represented Birlasoft Football team(represented in Corporate Cry cup for 2008 and 2010) reached semifinal on both the occasions.
- Ran half Marathon for charity in 2010
- Took part in Walk for Cancer as Birlasoft representative in 2010 and 2009.
- Organizer of Spandan Annual cultural event at Birlasoft 2007 and 2008
- Cultural Dance performance in Annual function


Post MBA plans:
Continue in the consultancy field after MBA (hopefully in one of the top consultancy companies)

Colleges that interest me:
Duke
Fuqua
CBS
LBS
UCLA
Darden
Rotman

Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know which schools should I target?
What are my chances with big names like CBS and LBS?
What are the realistic programs that I have a chance to get into?

Thanks for your time!
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New post 26 Jan 2016, 03:22
aim730 wrote:
I want to get into a MBA course in Fall 2016, and planning on applying in R3.

My Profile:
Nationality/Gender/Age - Indian/M/30
GMAT- 630 (46Q, 31V IR 6)
Academic qualification - B.Tech from PTU, India
CGPA - 2.8

Work experience:
A total of 8.5 years experience as of now.
Worked in top consulting firm's in house implementation worked in multiple different fields.

International Exposure
Have worked with multiple US, UK and Asia clients.

Awards & Recognitions
- Spot Award for Deloitte AMPM for march quarter.
- Team of the Quater for PWC in Birlasoft.
- WOW Voc from Customer for 2 Quaters in a row for HP GSO for D&B support in Birlasoft.
- "Athlete of Chitkara" Award in 2007.
- Won the Intra Birlasoft Football cup.
- 2nd runner up UT Lvl under 17 volleyball team

Extra –Curricular activities:
- Captain of the Under-17 Volleyball team which came 2nd at the UT level in 2000-2001(Captained the volleyball team for 3 years 98,99 and 2000)
- Represented the group to maintain Discipline and Security during the Cultural Fests, Technical Fest and Annual Events from 2006-2007.
- Member of Organizing committee for the Technical Fest in Chitkara college in 2006 and 2007
- Representative of College Sports Club 'Olympus' Technical club 'Bits N Bytes' and 'Security and Discipline' group in college.
- Branch Representative for the Computers stream in college from 2003-2007
- Captain of Chitkara College football team which qualified till Quarterfinals in 2005.
- Member of the Chitkara Cricket Team came 4th out of 60+ colleges under PTU University.
- Represented Birlasoft Cricket (played in several corporate cups in 2007 and 2008) reached semifinal and quarterfinal.
- Represented Birlasoft Football team(represented in Corporate Cry cup for 2008 and 2010) reached semifinal on both the occasions.
- Ran half Marathon for charity in 2010
- Took part in Walk for Cancer as Birlasoft representative in 2010 and 2009.
- Organizer of Spandan Annual cultural event at Birlasoft 2007 and 2008
- Cultural Dance performance in Annual function


Post MBA plans:
Continue in the consultancy field after MBA (hopefully in one of the top consultancy companies)

Colleges that interest me:
Duke
Fuqua
CBS
LBS
UCLA
Darden
Rotman

Kindly evaluate my profile and let me know which schools should I target?
What are my chances with big names like CBS and LBS?
What are the realistic programs that I have a chance to get into?

Thanks for your time!


Hey dude,
Good to hear from you. So I DO want to encourage you in your MBA pursuit (and yes, you should be encouraged!) Buuuut as a consultant its also important for me to "tell it straight". And to be honest with you, your goals are not realistic at all.

You have many challenges in your profile:
-Low GMAT
-Low GPA
- Indian/Male
-Non-IIT school
- Older candidate
- Round 3


Basically I'm afraid that even under the best of conditions (I mean if you were to apply round 1 and with an 800 GMAT) your school list would STILL be out of range (there are just too many younger IIT grads with a 3.5 and a 750 applying to those schools that they don't need to compromise on anything).

So my first piece of advice: do not apply round 3. It's suicide. Especially for a candidate who is not exceptionally strong. Instead concentrate your energies on R1 next year.
Secondly: Retake the GMAT. You want to get into a great program? You need at least a 700, if not a 720 on the GMAT.
Thirdly: be realistic when selecting your schools. You can start by using the average GMAT of the incoming class as an indicator. If your GMAT is not at least 20-30 points HIGHER than the average, it's gonna be tough.

I know this is not the news you were hoping to hear, but I still do hope it helps,
Best,
Jon
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