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Thank you so much guys, for creating a Kelley specific profile review.

Please advise for my profile. Planning for R2 submit for Kelley.

* Indian IT Male
* GMAT 2nd attempt 700 (Q-50, V-32) -1st attempt 2 years ago 600
* Undergrad GPA - 3.27, non-IIT college
* Work with ZS consulting (IT Consulting) for Pharma clients
* 3 years of work ex by Aug 2018

Volunteered to train women and promote sustainable vocations.
Minor achievements in Cycling and Cricket as well.
Topped French at School level


Also, any idea how much stress they place on interviews?
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Indiguns wrote:
Thank you so much guys, for creating a Kelley specific profile review.

Please advise for my profile. Planning for R2 submit for Kelley.

* Indian IT Male
* GMAT 2nd attempt 700 (Q-50, V-32) -1st attempt 2 years ago 600
* Undergrad GPA - 3.27, non-IIT college
* Work with ZS consulting (IT Consulting) for Pharma clients
* 3 years of work ex by Aug 2018

Volunteered to train women and promote sustainable vocations.
Minor achievements in Cycling and Cricket as well.
Topped French at School level

Also, any idea how much stress they place on interviews?


Hi,

ZS is a great company to work for, especially if you are applying for MBA, its well recognized.

I am a little concerned about your GMAT score, because Indians tend to have 700+ GMAT scores even for Kelley. Never these less, don't let this be a show stopper- take your chance (unless you are applying to several schools and can retake GMAt for R2 deadlines). The application will have to be top notch.

Are you doing IT stuff at ZS or you are in consulting (chance to differentiate yourself)
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Nationality- Indian
Gender- Male
Xth- 67.7%
XIIth - 65%
Undergrad- B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering with 54.4%
TOEFL- Yet to take
GMAT- 750 ( Q-50, V-41, AWA-4.5, IR-5)

Work Exp :
1. Have worked for 9 years in Telecom Industry and am currently VAS Manager for Airtel India Operations. Have previously worked with Nokia, Mahindra Comviva. Also have worked in UK for 6 months.
- Have received awards for my work at Airtel and previous organisations
- I have done in house courses in Airtel for Leadership,Security as well as technology


Volunteer Experience :
1. Involved in education of economically deprived kids, conducting fundraisers with an NGO "SOCH"
2. During flood disaster in MP in 2016 I was part of the team that setup communications to emergency and disaster helplines for people affected by the natural calamity
3. Sarva Seva Sankalp Samiti – NGO from Burhanpur for Deaddiction centers, Vaccination Drives, Reforestation, Awareness
programs for Crimes against women.Participated in workshops near Indore and Burhanpur for Vaccination drives, Awareness Camps and planting of saplings for green drive.
4.Mentored students at GS Institute of Management for development of soft skills


Extra Curricular:
1. Head of student placement committee and President of club "Peregrination" in College
2. Designed college website for "Peregrination"
3.Paper Presentation on Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic at national level at Concours 2006 at KIT, Andhra Pradesh
4.Presented Paper on Mobile and Wireless Communication in Techvinox 2005.
5.Paper Presentation on MRI Scan Application of Fuzzy Logic in PIONEER 2K5 at College of Engineering ,Kolhapur
6.Second prize in "Wrocketry" organized at KIT Andhra Pradesh
7.Won HTML web page competition in School level competition

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Rahul30 wrote:
Nationality- Indian
Gender- Male
Xth- 67.7%
XIIth - 65%
Undergrad- B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering with 54.4%
TOEFL- Yet to take
GMAT- 750 ( Q-50, V-41, AWA-4.5, IR-5)

Work Exp :
1. Have worked for 9 years in Telecom Industry and am currently VAS Manager for Airtel India Operations. Have previously worked with Nokia, Mahindra Comviva. Also have worked in UK for 6 months.
- Have received awards for my work at Airtel and previous organisations
- I have done in house courses in Airtel for Leadership,Security as well as technology


Volunteer Experience :
1. Involved in education of economically deprived kids, conducting fundraisers with an NGO "SOCH"
2. During flood disaster in MP in 2016 I was part of the team that setup communications to emergency and disaster helplines for people affected by the natural calamity
3. Sarva Seva Sankalp Samiti – NGO from Burhanpur for Deaddiction centers, Vaccination Drives, Reforestation, Awareness
programs for Crimes against women.Participated in workshops near Indore and Burhanpur for Vaccination drives, Awareness Camps and planting of saplings for green drive.
4.Mentored students at GS Institute of Management for development of soft skills


Extra Curricular:
1. Head of student placement committee and President of club "Peregrination" in College
2. Designed college website for "Peregrination"
3.Paper Presentation on Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic at national level at Concours 2006 at KIT, Andhra Pradesh
4.Presented Paper on Mobile and Wireless Communication in Techvinox 2005.
5.Paper Presentation on MRI Scan Application of Fuzzy Logic in PIONEER 2K5 at College of Engineering ,Kolhapur
6.Second prize in "Wrocketry" organized at KIT Andhra Pradesh
7.Won HTML web page competition in School level competition

Please evaluate.


Hi Rahul,

You have a good profile. The GMAT at 750 is excellent and will be valued by Kelley.
Your have not given much details about your work experience, so you will have to tell me how has your career progress been? what impact have you made? Have you led teams?

You will be among the older applicants so addressing clear career goals, why they need an MBA and why is now the right time will be super important for a successful application.Kelley asks for an alternate career goal, should your first choice not materialize. For an older applicant, this question is all the more important, as the admissions would like to see flexibility in your career goals.

Also, you have mentioned that you are yet to take the TOEFL. If you meet this criterion, you will qualify for a waiver: applicants who have earned an undergraduate or post-graduate degree from an institution in which English was the language of instruction.
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Rahul30 wrote:
Nationality- Indian
Gender- Male
Xth- 67.7%
XIIth - 65%
Undergrad- B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering with 54.4%
TOEFL- Yet to take
GMAT- 750 ( Q-50, V-41, AWA-4.5, IR-5)

Work Exp :
1. Have worked for 9 years in Telecom Industry and am currently VAS Manager for Airtel India Operations. Have previously worked with Nokia, Mahindra Comviva. Also have worked in UK for 6 months.
- Have received awards for my work at Airtel and previous organisations
- I have done in house courses in Airtel for Leadership,Security as well as technology


Volunteer Experience :
1. Involved in education of economically deprived kids, conducting fundraisers with an NGO "SOCH"
2. During flood disaster in MP in 2016 I was part of the team that setup communications to emergency and disaster helplines for people affected by the natural calamity
3. Sarva Seva Sankalp Samiti – NGO from Burhanpur for Deaddiction centers, Vaccination Drives, Reforestation, Awareness
programs for Crimes against women.Participated in workshops near Indore and Burhanpur for Vaccination drives, Awareness Camps and planting of saplings for green drive.
4.Mentored students at GS Institute of Management for development of soft skills


Extra Curricular:
1. Head of student placement committee and President of club "Peregrination" in College
2. Designed college website for "Peregrination"
3.Paper Presentation on Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic at national level at Concours 2006 at KIT, Andhra Pradesh
4.Presented Paper on Mobile and Wireless Communication in Techvinox 2005.
5.Paper Presentation on MRI Scan Application of Fuzzy Logic in PIONEER 2K5 at College of Engineering ,Kolhapur
6.Second prize in "Wrocketry" organized at KIT Andhra Pradesh
7.Won HTML web page competition in School level competition

Please evaluate.


Hi Rahul,

You have a good profile. The GMAT at 750 is excellent and will be valued by Kelley.
Your have not given much details about your work experience, so you will have to tell me how has your career progress been? what impact have you made? Have you led teams?

You will be among the older applicants so addressing clear career goals, why they need an MBA and why is now the right time will be super important for a successful application.Kelley asks for an alternate career goal, should your first choice not materialize. For an older applicant, this question is all the more important, as the admissions would like to see flexibility in your career goals.

Also, you have mentioned that you are yet to take the TOEFL. If you meet this criterion, you will qualify for a waiver: applicants who have earned an undergraduate or post-graduate degree from an institution in which English was the language of instruction.


Bharti Airtel
As manager PAN India VAS operations, I am responsible for performing advanced
support and complex deployment activities with demonstrated technical leadership of
handling a team of more than 40 executives. Some of the key responsibilities that I
handle are:
 Managing PAN India VAS Operations for Bharti Airtel Ltd across 23 circles and
more than 250 million subscribers in India
 Driving revenue and optimizing operations and cost with consolidation of VAS
solutions
 Formulating and implementing new revenue streams through integration of new
VAS
 Helping organization overcome legacy system and introducing more efficient
architecture
 Ensuring smooth and glitch free running for all VAS (hello tunes, IVR, etc.) and
Messaging Services
 Supervising multi-vendor Network framework of more than 15 vendors (Comviva,
Nuance, Mavenir, Onmobile,One97 etc.)
 Spearheading Design, integration and Launch of new marketable products by
collaborating with various business teams.
 Negotiating contract renewals and AMCs with vendors
 Single handedly leading the Implementation of new HUB SMS architecture
Major accomplishments
 Running Operations at >95% Success Rate for all VAS (hello tunes, IVR, etc.)
and Messaging Services consistently
 Launched 13 new products (eg. Maps on IVR, IBOD, USSD Store,) adding more
than INR 6 million in H1
 Saved about INR 18 million year on year by negotiating contract renewals and
AMCs with vendors
 Centralized the system by implementing new HUB SMS architecture, saving
annual operational cost of INR 12 million
 Increased average monthly revenue by INR 0.3 million by leading expansion of
BMS to support ever growing business of Enterprise SMS

As a Manager, MP & CG circle, I led and managed Operations for IN, VAS and Core for
Bharti Airtel Ltd. Coordinated and collaborated with IN team from Huawei, VAS Team
from Comviva and Core team from Nokia to streamline the operations. Some of the key
responsibilities that I handled were:
 Managed operations to achieve KPIs as per agreement of 99.99%.
 Strategized the launch of IBOD and IEOCN to increase end user interaction
 Carried IN Migration for 16 million customers from old IN Technology to new
Online Charging System
 Introduced Pick Pack launch, allowing users to choose his pack out of 5 options
from a single voucher. ASR Improvement: ASR improvement from 43% to more
than 46% by network optimization
 Improved MCA success rate from worst in PAN India at 80% to one of the best
95%

 Managed Implementation of SIP IVR, which replaced existing network of 8
servers with just two redundant servers, saving annual opex in line of INR 0.8
million along with substantially reduced power and space
 Managed migration of CRBT from Comviva to Onmobile Platform at 60% of the
original cost, resulting in INR0.13 million YOY saving
Major accomplishments:
 Achieved no-outage failure record for more than a year’s time
 Increased sales of small denomination packs to INR 0.06 million per month
 Successfully led 4G Lawful Interception demo with TERMCELL (Dept of
Telecom), procuring license to launch 4G service in MP
 Marked a 30% rise in sales of special tariff and data packs amounting to a growth
of INR 0.12 million in monthly revenue
 Received Award for first leading migration of Legacy old HLR to New NT-
HLR/HSS for 4G support in 23 circles PAN India. Saved not only Opex of about
0.25 mil per year but also streamlined power and space
 Recognized and awarded for planning and handling traffic surge without
additional Capex cost to company. Saved the company from projected cost of
INR 15 million for planned hardware and licenses
 PSR Improvement: - Overall NBH PSR improvement from 91% to more than
97% and PSR of all (12) individual MSS > 95 %. This was highest ever PSR -
KPI of MP circle
Mahindra Comviva
Major responsibilities:
 Led and managed a team of four engineers on 6 Months onsite project for Three
(Hutchison) at Reading, UK to take over VAS-IN- Messaging Operations handover
from Huawei
 Managed NGIN, VAS, 3DS, Messaging and Product Services for 3UK
 Devised a program so the team could learn the existing architecture and best
practices followed by the Huawei MS team.  
 Setup NOC and ensured end-to- end connectivity from Pune site over VPN to devices
in 3UK framework for offshore front office operations.
 Helped increase Paging Success Rate of Gujarat and MP Airtel networks from 85%
to 90% by working on paging times and retry policies for SMS.
 Ensured successful audits to procure ISO Certification for client (ISO 27001
Information Security)
 Carried out vulnerability assessment of 153 Servers on different platforms (Windows,
Linux,Unix,Solaris,etc) and ensured the vulnerabilities are mitigated to ensure zero
network breaches.
 Maintained Zero SLA breaches for all operations, thus ensuring zero monetary
penalties from clients
 Ensured successful audits to procure ISO Certification for client (ISO 27001
Information Security)
Major Accomplishments
 Ensured zero KPI degradation during the operations
 Managed various VAS services (SMS, CRBT, MCA, etc.) for Bharti Airtel Ltd.,
Madhya Pradesh at Service availability of more than 99.99%.

 Coordinated with various back office teams from Hutchinson (Three) to collate data
and draft more than 100 documents of HLDs, LLDs, Standard Operating procedures
and Job Aids for long term sustainable operations for new joiners
 Spearheaded multiple product Roll Outs on rev share basis (such as VCC, MCA,
Reverse MCA, ASRBT, ACM) to help increase visibility amongst subscribers, leading
to monthly business of around INR 0.1 million per month
 Managed disaster recovery within 4 hours by devising and implementing Business
Continuity Model during fire disaster in Mumbai, ensuring minimal impact on service
and revenue.
Nokia Siemens Network

Major responsibilities
 Managed Operations & maintenance of the core network with (18 MSS,26 MGWs, ,4
SGSNs, 6 HLRs) for Bharti Airtel Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Circle with a
subscriber base of around 80 lac, Maintained a network uptime of 100%
 Helped improve SCR for Airtel MP from range of 88-90% to 97-98%
Major accomplishments
 Independently carried roll out of 3G ICR for Airtel MP (where Airtel didn’t have 3G
Spectrum License) and successfully completed the project within timelines, providing
Airtel competitive advantage in 3G networks
 Installed the NDS Solution, the first of its kind in India, which lowered HLR Utilization
and helped save capex in line of INR 30-40 million on Hardware and licensing

Denave India Ltd
Major responsibilities
 Routine health check-up and monitoring of all VAS related trunks and SS7 links in all
network elements to keep service KPIs >90%
 Handled Project of Roaming traffic distribution over two GMSCs for redundancy to
ensure network resilience
 Supervised link load monitoring and addition for critical nodes like IN, SMSC and
INTERMSC to keep utilization under 70%
 Provided troubleshooting and support to different Indian law agencies for call
monitoring and tracking criminals.
 Managed enterprise account creation for different Customers and Agents in
Application SMSC for bulk messaging.
 Supported Customer Service, Contact Center and TSG teams with technical issues
to ensure SR resolutions within SLA target of 4 hours.  
Major Achievements
 Reduced IN Protocol Errors and IN Time Outs in the network from Tens of Lacs to
Tens of Thousands increasing SCR from 81% to 88-89%
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GMAT 680. 3rd Attempt.
CGPA -7.3/10- Jaypee Noida Main Campus
12th -85
10 -89

Total Work ex 5 years 2 month
Work ex- EY- India 5 years. Clients are local.
International work ex none.
Position :Senior Consultant
Experience- Predictive Modelling, Audit, Analytics, process Improvement.
Worked on a business initiative to strengthen business controls(developed an autonomous continuous monitoring solution)
Industries experience- Automobile,CPG,Agrochemical,Retail
Team lead of 5. market analysis, sales pitch for prospective clients and BD
Awards received 3

Co curricular-
2 NGO- Red cross for 1 year, Divya jyothi 2 month
Squash, Basketball, college event coordinator
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Nationality- Indian
Gender- Male
Undergrad- Engineering from IIT
Grad GPA: 2.4/4
GMAT- 700 (Q-50, V-34, IR-6)

Work Exp : 6.5 yrs as of now
1. Have worked in 4 different industries with roles varying from Operations, Project Management, Business Strategies, Venture Launch.
2. Have got 4 role up-gradations in last 6.5 yrs, with all 4 of my organizations.
3. As a part of International work experience, Worked closely with Siemens VAI (Austria team) for a duration of approx. 10 months, on a $40 million project. Worked on successful commissioning and launch of project. Later worked on designing and implementing the operations for the Project
4. Have worked as EA to CXO level in an organisation with yearly turnover of $2.5 Billion, directly monitoring the business size of approx. $0.6 billion.
5. Have almost 2.5 yrs of work ex with 2 startups, both in different market segment.
6. First Startup (secured series B of $10 million): launched the business in a City and was responsible for expansion and PnL of that city. Later launched a business vertical for same startup, worked from scratch on doing pilot projects, designing the sustainable business model, setting up the complete Operations, Sales team. Later launched the business in 5 different cities, and later left the startup, when we were clocking approx. 1000 transactions per day. As of now this business has grown to approx. 10K transactions per day, with positive unit economics.
7. Second Startup (secured Series C of $34 million): Worked with multiple functions, to improve Supply Partner NPS. Launch loyalty program for company. Majorly look into the various problem statements company is facing and work on resolving them, with fast pace.

Volunteer Experience:
1. Worked with an NGO and taught kids in Orphanage for approx. 6 months (Though do not have any document to prove the same).

Extra Curricular:
1. Conceptualized, scripted and acted in a comedy play in College.
2. During college Lead a team of five and completed Kedartaal Trek (5 day trek at height of 10055 feet) (comes under moderately difficult category).
3. Was a part of Hockey team and won 3 silver medal in Intra College hockey tournaments.
4. Certified Rock climber (completed Basic rock climbing course) (rigorous 15 full day course, followed by practical and theoretical tests)

Post MBA Aim: considering that already been worked in 4 different industry and going by my interest in solving various problem statements, looking to move in Consultancy.

Also would like to know all probable schools, considering my profile and GMAT score, where I should apply.

TIA
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Hi,

Basics
26 year male Indian
Xth = 80.2%
XIIth=85.5%
GPA = 7.83/10(Mechanical engineering from good private Indian university)

Work experience
4.5 years till now in a thermal power plant (core operations) handling operations of 2 x 300 MW power plant.
Received many accolades and most number of spot recognition awards in the entire plant.
Twice won best technical suggestion of the month

Also member of contingency team- providing help and suggestion at various departments of plant helping departments to smoothen their functioning

Extracurricular
Organised annual meets, sports meets and technical meets for company along with hr team as a part of personal interest (love event management)
Organised fests and clubs at college level also.
Junior corporate level badminton and cricket player but had to leave due to injury



Thinking of MBA to have career in techno commercial field (mid management or junior management role)

GMAT Score 650 hoping to improve till 690 or 700 in next attempt.

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New post 01 Jan 2018, 11:36
StrugglingGmat2910 wrote:
Hi,

Basics
26 year male Indian
Xth = 80.2%
XIIth=85.5%
GPA = 7.83/10(Mechanical engineering from good private Indian university)

Work experience
4.5 years till now in a thermal power plant (core operations) handling operations of 2 x 300 MW power plant.
Received many accolades and most number of spot recognition awards in the entire plant.
Twice won best technical suggestion of the month

Also member of contingency team- providing help and suggestion at various departments of plant helping departments to smoothen their functioning

Extracurricular
Organised annual meets, sports meets and technical meets for company along with hr team as a part of personal interest (love event management)
Organised fests and clubs at college level also.
Junior corporate level badminton and cricket player but had to leave due to injury



Thinking of MBA to have career in techno commercial field (mid management or junior management role)

GMAT Score 650 hoping to improve till 690 or 700 in next attempt.

Sent from my MI MAX 2 using GMAT Club Forum mobile app


When are you planning to apply? I guess its not this year because Kelley has its deadline coming up on 5th and you are still planning a GMAT test.
In any case, aim for a 700+ score.
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Nationality- Indian
Gender- Male
Undergrad- Engineering from IIT
Grad GPA: 2.4/4
GMAT- 700 (Q-50, V-34, IR-6)

Work Exp : 6.5 yrs as of now
1. Have worked in 4 different industries with roles varying from Operations, Project Management, Business Strategies, Venture Launch.
2. Have got 4 role up-gradations in last 6.5 yrs, with all 4 of my organizations.
3. As a part of International work experience, Worked closely with Siemens VAI (Austria team) for a duration of approx. 10 months, on a $40 million project. Worked on successful commissioning and launch of project. Later worked on designing and implementing the operations for the Project
4. Have worked as EA to CXO level in an organisation with yearly turnover of $2.5 Billion, directly monitoring the business size of approx. $0.6 billion.
5. Have almost 2.5 yrs of work ex with 2 startups, both in different market segment.
6. First Startup (secured series B of $10 million): launched the business in a City and was responsible for expansion and PnL of that city. Later launched a business vertical for same startup, worked from scratch on doing pilot projects, designing the sustainable business model, setting up the complete Operations, Sales team. Later launched the business in 5 different cities, and later left the startup, when we were clocking approx. 1000 transactions per day. As of now this business has grown to approx. 10K transactions per day, with positive unit economics.
7. Second Startup (secured Series C of $34 million): Worked with multiple functions, to improve Supply Partner NPS. Launch loyalty program for company. Majorly look into the various problem statements company is facing and work on resolving them, with fast pace.

Volunteer Experience:
1. Worked with an NGO and taught kids in Orphanage for approx. 6 months (Though do not have any document to prove the same).

Extra Curricular:
1. Conceptualized, scripted and acted in a comedy play in College.
2. During college Lead a team of five and completed Kedartaal Trek (5 day trek at height of 10055 feet) (comes under moderately difficult category).
3. Was a part of Hockey team and won 3 silver medal in Intra College hockey tournaments.
4. Certified Rock climber (completed Basic rock climbing course) (rigorous 15 full day course, followed by practical and theoretical tests)

Post MBA Aim: considering that already been worked in 4 different industry and going by my interest in solving various problem statements, looking to move in Consultancy.

Also would like to know all probable schools, considering my profile and GMAT score, where I should apply.

TIA



Great WE; Low GPA, Good UG, Good Initiatives.. Without the benefit of your resume, making assumptions of averages.
1) Cornell, UNC, McCombs, Tepper etc may be reach, but doable with impressively crafted resume and strong story.
2) Goals very important; Being able to link all your points in the resume, and showing leadership at mutiple levels will benefit you very well.
3) Articulate app could get you Fin Aid as well.

Feel free to connect for a free profile evaluation.
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GMAT 1: 740 Q47 V44
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Hi,

Basics
26 year male Indian
Xth = 80.2%
XIIth=85.5%
GPA = 7.83/10(Mechanical engineering from good private Indian university)

Work experience
4.5 years till now in a thermal power plant (core operations) handling operations of 2 x 300 MW power plant.
Received many accolades and most number of spot recognition awards in the entire plant.
Twice won best technical suggestion of the month

Also member of contingency team- providing help and suggestion at various departments of plant helping departments to smoothen their functioning

Extracurricular
Organised annual meets, sports meets and technical meets for company along with hr team as a part of personal interest (love event management)
Organised fests and clubs at college level also.
Junior corporate level badminton and cricket player but had to leave due to injury



Thinking of MBA to have career in techno commercial field (mid management or junior management role)

GMAT Score 650 hoping to improve till 690 or 700 in next attempt.

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1. Kelley does take 650 sores, but your profile is going to be pitched against many in the much more competitive range. A GMAT of 700+ would have been safer
2. You should be able to demonstrate leadership (not necessarily through managerial/ supervisory roles)
3. ECs are weak.

Kelley is not a viable option at this score. Strongly suggest you to:
A. Retake GMAT and get 700+ scores (which may also get you access to other top 15 schools).
B. within the current scenario, ensure you apply to at least 3 other safe schools as well.

Feel free to connect for a free profile evaluation.
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Originally posted by TheIvyLeagueEdge on 01 Jan 2018, 22:40.
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GMAT 680. 3rd Attempt.
CGPA -7.3/10- Jaypee Noida Main Campus
12th -85
10 -89

Total Work ex 5 years 2 month
Work ex- EY- India 5 years. Clients are local.
International work ex none.
Position :Senior Consultant
Experience- Predictive Modelling, Audit, Analytics, process Improvement.
Worked on a business initiative to strengthen business controls(developed an autonomous continuous monitoring solution)
Industries experience- Automobile,CPG,Agrochemical,Retail
Team lead of 5. market analysis, sales pitch for prospective clients and BD
Awards received 3

Co curricular-
2 NGO- Red cross for 1 year, Divya jyothi 2 month
Squash, Basketball, college event coordinator



For Kelley,
1. your WE is slightly on the higher side (Assuming you will have 6+ yrs by the time you're ready to apply)
2. Quant part of your WE can be exploited very well; hopefully your GMAT shows a very high quant too.
3. Profile of Indian IT male will be a disadvantage
4. GMAT is on the lower side. For the profile of an Indian IT male, specifically, Kelley gets very high GMATs every year.
5. Co-curriculars are good

Given the above, Kelley is going to be a risk for you. Strongly suggest you to
A. Retake GMAT and get higher scores (which will also get you access to other top 15 schools).
B. within the current scenario, ensure you apply to at least 3 other safe schools as well.

Feel free to connect for a free profile evaluation.
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New post 29 May 2018, 19:17
Please evaluate my profile for Kelley.

Background and nationality : Data Analyst; Indian.
GMAT: Yet to give ( Aiming 710+)
GPA: 7.73/10
Degree: B.Tech + M.Tech (5 years Integrated Degree - B.Tech in Electronics & Communication and Masters in VLSI Design) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
Work Experience and Leadership: Overall 3 years.
Data Scientist (1 yr) at Jugnoo(StartUp) - Led a team of 9 members
Associate Implementation Engineer (2 yrs) at E2OPEN (US Product based company) ;
Internships at Philips(2 months) and Siemens(1 month)

Extracurricular:
6-month Certification in “Big Data Analytics and Optimization” from INSOFE, Hyderabad (Certified by CMU)
Received Best performance award from both the companies.
Ranked 2nd in a National level Data Science Hackathon
Published 2 Machine Learning related articles.
Achieved “Project Recognition Letter ” and Excellence Award from GS Director, E2open.
Won couple of awards at College extracurricular competitions.
Earned recognition for “ Top 0.1% of successful candidates (699129) of Class 12 in English”

Community and others: 1) Volunteer at “Art of Living” (NGO)
2) Nominated member of IETE Student chapter (2012-2013)

Please evaluate my profile for Kelley and let me know which other US colleges I should aim for!
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New post 29 May 2018, 21:33
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Please evaluate my profile for Kelley.

Background and nationality : Data Analyst; Indian.
GMAT: Yet to give ( Aiming 710+)
GPA: 7.73/10
Degree: B.Tech + M.Tech (5 years Integrated Degree - B.Tech in Electronics & Communication and Masters in VLSI Design) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
Work Experience and Leadership: Overall 3 years.
Data Scientist (1 yr) at Jugnoo(StartUp) - Led a team of 9 members
Associate Implementation Engineer (2 yrs) at E2OPEN (US Product based company) ;
Internships at Philips(2 months) and Siemens(1 month)

Extracurricular:
6-month Certification in “Big Data Analytics and Optimization” from INSOFE, Hyderabad (Certified by CMU)
Received Best performance award from both the companies.
Ranked 2nd in a National level Data Science Hackathon
Published 2 Machine Learning related articles.
Achieved “Project Recognition Letter ” and Excellence Award from GS Director, E2open.
Won couple of awards at College extracurricular competitions.
Earned recognition for “ Top 0.1% of successful candidates (699129) of Class 12 in English”

Community and others: 1) Volunteer at “Art of Living” (NGO)
2) Nominated member of IETE Student chapter (2012-2013)

Please evaluate my profile for Kelley and let me know which other US colleges I should aim for!



Hi Abhishek,

Things are looking good for you, with the assumption that you will submit a solid application at Kelley. A slightly higher GMAT, say a 720+ would be beneficial - study harder and gain better marks.

I don't know what your career goals are to suggest other b-schools but Kelley is a good choice - it also has a major in analytics, if that what you intend studying
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abhigitam wrote:
Please evaluate my profile for Kelley.

Background and nationality : Data Analyst; Indian.
GMAT: Yet to give ( Aiming 710+)
GPA: 7.73/10
Degree: B.Tech + M.Tech (5 years Integrated Degree - B.Tech in Electronics & Communication and Masters in VLSI Design) from GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
Work Experience and Leadership: Overall 3 years.
Data Scientist (1 yr) at Jugnoo(StartUp) - Led a team of 9 members
Associate Implementation Engineer (2 yrs) at E2OPEN (US Product based company) ;
Internships at Philips(2 months) and Siemens(1 month)

Extracurricular:
6-month Certification in “Big Data Analytics and Optimization” from INSOFE, Hyderabad (Certified by CMU)
Received Best performance award from both the companies.
Ranked 2nd in a National level Data Science Hackathon
Published 2 Machine Learning related articles.
Achieved “Project Recognition Letter ” and Excellence Award from GS Director, E2open.
Won couple of awards at College extracurricular competitions.
Earned recognition for “ Top 0.1% of successful candidates (699129) of Class 12 in English”

Community and others: 1) Volunteer at “Art of Living” (NGO)
2) Nominated member of IETE Student chapter (2012-2013)

Please evaluate my profile for Kelley and let me know which other US colleges I should aim for!



Hi Abhishek,

Things are looking good for you, with the assumption that you will submit a solid application at Kelley. A slightly higher GMAT, say a 720+ would be beneficial - study harder and gain better marks.

I don't know what your career goals are to suggest other b-schools but Kelley is a good choice - it also has a major in analytics, if that what you intend studying



Post-MBA Goals- Join consulting/Analytics firms such as Fractal, ZS, Microsoft, IBM in managerial positions. B Schools having Analytics as a major would be beneficial.
How about B schools - Marshall(USC), CMU, NUS(Singapore) and ISB(India). Does my profile fits for those schools?
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Hello GyanOne

Can you please review/evaluate my profile for Kelley Full Time MBA. I am from steel manufacturing background. I currently work at a F500 steel manufacturer HQ'd in Ohio. I am an Indian Citizen BUT have Green Card. However my GMAT is quite average. I did a lot better in GRE (680/800), but that was long time ago. I want to transition into more of FMCG/consumer focused/Consultancy roles and switch careers, hence seeing MBA.

GMAT - 630 (33V 44Q)

College (Graduation)
• Masters in Material Science (Florida, 2010): GPA 3.35/4
• B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering (India, Premiere Institute): GPA 7.2/10

Professional Experience
• 2 Yrs as Technical Service Engineer (F500 company, USA): Very much customer oriented role
• 2.5 Yrs as Product Quality Engineer (F500 company, USA): Plant quality focused role.
• 2 Yrs as Process Engineer (F500 company, India): Plant/Shopfloor focused role
• 2 Yrs as Lab Analyst (small company, USA): Plant Quality, Audit role.

Extra-Curricular: Nothing stellar here. Active member of local tennis club and team captain, few volunteering at local events, track and field secretary when in undergrad (its been a while)

Answers I seek:
• Is this score enough to get in assuming I will have decent essays and interview?
• Any scope for Scholarships?
• Will I be considered domestic or International applicant?

-Appreciate you response.
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Hello GyanOne

Can you please review/evaluate my profile for Kelley Full Time MBA. I am from steel manufacturing background. I currently work at a F500 steel manufacturer HQ'd in Ohio. I am an Indian Citizen BUT have Green Card. However my GMAT is quite average. I did a lot better in GRE (680/800), but that was long time ago. I want to transition into more of FMCG/consumer focused/Consultancy roles and switch careers, hence seeing MBA.

GMAT - 630 (33V 44Q)

College (Graduation)
• Masters in Material Science (Florida, 2010): GPA 3.35/4
• B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering (India, Premiere Institute): GPA 7.2/10

Professional Experience
• 2 Yrs as Technical Service Engineer (F500 company, USA): Very much customer oriented role
• 2.5 Yrs as Product Quality Engineer (F500 company, USA): Plant quality focused role.
• 2 Yrs as Process Engineer (F500 company, India): Plant/Shopfloor focused role
• 2 Yrs as Lab Analyst (small company, USA): Plant Quality, Audit role.

Extra-Curricular: Nothing stellar here. Active member of local tennis club and team captain, few volunteering at local events, track and field secretary when in undergrad (its been a while)

Answers I seek:
• Is this score enough to get in assuming I will have decent essays and interview?
• Any scope for Scholarships?
• Will I be considered domestic or International applicant?

-Appreciate you response.


Hi mbanewbie

Thanks for posting. Here is our perspective:
- The score seems a bit low for Kelley. Although you might not necessarily need a 720+ here, getting to 680+ will be helpful. You mention you got 680/800 (old score format; this score must be a bit dated) on the GRE earlier, but that would be a sectional score. What was your total score? If the total was ~1350/1600 or higher, would recommend you look at the GRE instead (in the new format now, of course).
- Scholarships could be possible on the strength of your app, but you would increase your chance of getting one with a higher score. Neither of these factors is absolute, but each helps. The chance of a scholarship with a lower GMAT is not zero, but its certainly relatively lower.
- By nationality, you will be considered a permanent resident, so not an international applicant.

Hope this helps. Feel free to come back with more queries as needed.
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I gave GMAT and scored 660 (Q 49,V 30,IR 3).I am a marine engineer with 4 years of work experience.I have sailed only on foreign going vessels till now in my career with different nationalities every time.I have done B Tech in mArine engineering from MERI Kolkata.Indian maritime university.I graduated with an aggregate percentage of 76.7% (with distinction).I have worked with several NGO’S throughout my career.My present age is 26.I have not given TOEFL yet.My Percentage in class X IS 90 and in Class 12 ,It is 81 .What are my chances for Kelley ?
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I gave GMAT and scored 660 (Q 49,V 30,IR 3).I am a marine engineer with 4 years of work experience.I have sailed only on foreign going vessels till now in my career with different nationalities every time.I have done B Tech in mArine engineering from MERI Kolkata.Indian maritime university.I graduated with an aggregate percentage of 76.7% (with distinction).I have worked with several NGO’S throughout my career.My present age is 26.I have not given TOEFL yet.My Percentage in class X IS 90 and in Class 12 ,It is 81 .What are my chances for Kelley ?



Hi Aditya,

Unfortunately the GMAT score plays a huge role in the MBA admissions process, specially for the Indians. I would encourage you to retake GMAT. Aim for a 720+ GMAt score - don't know what your past scores are and whether you can manage this, but that's a target you could work towards.
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