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Location: India
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V42
GPA: 3.91
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New post 14 Aug 2017, 07:08
Hi, I'm Karthik! Here are my stats, would really appreciate an evaluation:

Nationality: Indian
GMAT: 750 (Q50, V42)
Undergrad: Non-IIT, Top 25 engineering school
Undergraduate GPA: 3.6
Current work ex: 48 months - Consulting (19 months), Pharma (29 months)

I worked in a leading multinational pharma consulting firm as an associate for 19 months. International work ex was limited to working with American clients and colleagues - no travel. President of the toastmasters club and launched training programs for new hires. Not much to write about work, I'd left before getting promoted. Received an award for gamifying the toastmasters program
I then moved to one of the largest multinational pharmacos in a commercial excellence role (SFE). Managed multiple projects across functions: sales force rationalization, strategy roadmaps, capability building roadmaps, gamification, restructuring businesses, implementing innovative business models, go to market implementation - many of these have had business impact in $MM or equivalent. Have been awarded 3 times in the last 2 years for 3 different projects. Youngest member of team, colleagues are MBAs and received a fast track promotion in 2y against firm average of 3y.

Extra Curriculars:
President of Toastmasters club
Watch a lot of movies (>300 last year alone)
Travelling - have traveled to ~10 countries, and to multiple altitude regions of the Himalayas in the last 3 years
One helluva storyteller :)

Target Schools: Kellogg, Booth, Wharton, INSEAD

Short term goal: Top tier consulting firm

Can't wait to hear!

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New post 15 Aug 2017, 11:27
Hi there - thanks for writing! I think that you have some good strengths to your profile, including progressive work experience and solid academics. Your Toastmasters leadership will strengthen your application as well. While your target schools are very competitive, they're not out of range for you given your profile - however, since you come from a highly competitive applicant pool, I'd advise on applying to a mix of schools - two target schools, two reach schools (from the ones you've listed) and two "safer" programs.

Hope that helps! Do let me know of any other questions :)


karthikeyanchellappa wrote:
Hi, I'm Karthik! Here are my stats, would really appreciate an evaluation:

Nationality: Indian
GMAT: 750 (Q50, V42)
Undergrad: Non-IIT, Top 25 engineering school
Undergraduate GPA: 3.6
Current work ex: 48 months - Consulting (19 months), Pharma (29 months)

I worked in a leading multinational pharma consulting firm as an associate for 19 months. International work ex was limited to working with American clients and colleagues - no travel. President of the toastmasters club and launched training programs for new hires. Not much to write about work, I'd left before getting promoted. Received an award for gamifying the toastmasters program
I then moved to one of the largest multinational pharmacos in a commercial excellence role (SFE). Managed multiple projects across functions: sales force rationalization, strategy roadmaps, capability building roadmaps, gamification, restructuring businesses, implementing innovative business models, go to market implementation - many of these have had business impact in $MM or equivalent. Have been awarded 3 times in the last 2 years for 3 different projects. Youngest member of team, colleagues are MBAs and received a fast track promotion in 2y against firm average of 3y.

Extra Curriculars:
President of Toastmasters club
Watch a lot of movies (>300 last year alone)
Travelling - have traveled to ~10 countries, and to multiple altitude regions of the Himalayas in the last 3 years
One helluva storyteller :)

Target Schools: Kellogg, Booth, Wharton, INSEAD

Short term goal: Top tier consulting firm

Can't wait to hear!

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