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profile evaluation- MiM / MSF 2016 intake

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Joined: 16 Nov 2014
Posts: 10
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
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Hi folks,

Well, I am planning to apply for the MiM / MSF programmes for the Sept 2016 intake. So, I want to know how good my profile is and whether target b-schools are within my reach.

My target schools in the order of preference

1. HEC Paris - MIM
2. Essec Paris - MIM
3. ESCP Paris - MIM
4. Edhec France - MIM Financial Economics
5. IE Madrid - Masters in Finance
6. Esade Barcelona - Masters in Finance
7. Emlyon France - MIM
8. Grenoble GSB France - MIB

CGPA: 6.5/10 B.Tech Information Technology in a top 25 college in India. Clearly, the weakest part of my application.
12th standard - 94%
10th standard 93%

GMAT- 710 Q49 V38

Note: I am about to graduate by june’ 16 and hence all the below mentioned roles and activities were performed when being a Full time student.

Extra Curriculars

Founder and CEO of an educational services startup, which provided workshops for schools and colleges. Closed down the operations after a year of decent run, as the idea seemed non scalable. Led an 8 member team.

2 Internships -
One in front office investment banking in a boutique IB, where I Assisted the the team in raising funds of SGD 5 million, through Private Equity, for a Singapore based Jewellery chain, by identifying the potential institutional investors. Performed SWOT analysis for the same and prepared the presentation to assist the team in pitching the deal to the investors. Also landed a client for the firm in the second week of my internship.

The second one as a summer intern in a top 4 Insurance company in India. Devised marketing strategy for individual clients and coordinated with a Wind Energy based firm and textile companies which resulted in achieving the monthly targets.

Acted as a Business Director for 6 months in a web based startup, founded by a senior in college. I coordinated with the Tech, Marketing and the Human Resource team and played an integral role in building of the web startup which is a social networking pin-board site for cricket fans.

My team secured 71st rank in BNP Paribas ACE Manager, an international investment banking case study competition participated by over 800 teams. Though this is not a great rank, it should be noted that almost all the teams were from top business schools.

Second place in managing a venture capital in a simulation competition, in which over 450 teams participated.

Participated in four Model United Nations Conferences in Economic and Social Council representing Bahrain, Australia, South Korea and India and also won a Special Mention representing South Korea and debated on various economic and social drawbacks and proposed a resolution for streamlined trade relations between countries.

Lead organizer of one of the biggest technical workshops ever conducted in the country. Led a dynamic technical and marketing team and organised a national level seminar on Ethical Hacking at SSN College of Engineering, with over 800 attendees and a turnover of INR 5.5 lakhs.

Coursera MOOC (verifiable certificates - signature track)
-Introduction to Financial Accounting - Wharton Business school
-Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision Making Specialisation from University of Melbourne. Completed all four courses and doing my final capstone project in association with BNY Mellon.

Mozilla Firefox Student Ambassador My responsibilities included forming a firefox club in my college campus
and creating awareness about the open source community and firefox products among the students. I also recruited and mentored a seven member team whose responsibilities included providing technical assistance to the Firefox user community and also assisting in various Firefox projects such as Kidzilla (tech education for under-previleged kids), Add-on building,
app development etc..

Participant- Startup Weekend Chennai
Conducted market research for a mobile billing solution for retail food chains and assessed how the pros and cons affected the strategic direction of the startup and helped the team to pitch their prototype to the investors at the Startup Weekend Chennai, sponsored by Google Inc. and Coca Cola.

Thanks in Advance.
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