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Joined: 31 Oct 2012
Posts: 52

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Location: India
Concentration: Technology
GMAT 1: 700 Q50 V33
GPA: 3.8
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
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New post 03 Jan 2013, 06:50
Please Evaluate my profile and suggest the best fits

Planning to apply for Fall 2014.

Please find my details below:

1. GMAT: 700 (Q50, V33). Awaiting AWA and IR scores. (1st attempt). Yet to give TOEFL

2. Academics :
10th - 84%
12th - 94% in Computer Science(2009 Passout) - CGPA 8.3/10 (First Class with Distinction) from a good Indian University.

Extra Curricular Activities During
I) Won First prize in Robotics in a National Technical Symposium.
II) Won First prize in Networking at a National Tech festival.
III) Won First prize in Web Designing for consecutive 2 years conducted by Association of Computer Engineers.
IV) Completed 3 Projects under Microsoft Student2Business Academic Program.
V) Apart from above, I have also organized many events.

3. Work Ex. :
I have been working for Wipro Technologies for the past 3 years(would be 4.5 by fall 2014).
Right from my joining, I have worked for big Telecom Clients namely Nokia and Qualcomm. And, I always worked at client locations.
- I have worked at Nokia HQ in Finland for 11 months. Apart from technical aspects, I assign tasks to 8 member Testing team, I host the daily Integrator's meeting where teams working on various modules participate from all over the world. I track their Issues and resolve them. Also, assisting offshore team when and where necessary.
- From the past 5 months, I have been working as a Automation consultant at Qualcomm location in India where I have automated many Manual activities performed by the Integrators.
- I also give technical training's to new members of the team.

4. Post-MBA :
Work as a business analyst initially and later move to a managerial role for telecom giants.

--- Hobbies: Cooking(a lot), playing indoor and outdoor games.
--- Actively organize various festivals in the colony by collecting funds and also the food I make would be served in those gatherings.

I am interested in Information Systems and Finance.

I have shortlisted few colleges namely CMU-tepper(Information Systems), Univ. of maryland - college park, Rice, Ohio State Univ and Vanderbilt Owen.

I want to know if the above universities are safe and if not in what areas do I need to improve during this 1 year time. Also suggest any other good universities that I can look into.

Thanks in Advance!

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Thanks for sharing your profile. I think your school choices are quite thoughtful. You could also look at Indian Kelley, UT Austin, maybe even UCLA. As you know, the bar is high for Indian Male engineers, but your international experience and top-notch client work should help set you apart professionally (at least to some degree). Your academics are strong, too. Outside of this, I'd rate your extracurriculars as average as I don't see a lot of leadership in the community or leadership in extracurricular activities post-college.

Wish you the best of luck,

Mili Mittal
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