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Joined: 29 Dec 2017
Posts: 15
Location: Mexico
Schools: HBS 2+2 '22 (S)
GMAT 1: 620 Q41 V35
GPA: 3.7
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Profile Evaluation

Hi, I am a 24 year old Mexican male, currently applying to three deferred admittance MBA Programs (HBS MBA 2+2, GSB and IESE YTP)

Here are my details:

GMAT- Aiming at 690-720 according to several practice tests.

Undergraduate- Tecnologico de Monterrey. Mechanical Engineering, International Honors Program. 90/100. 50% Academic Talent Scholarship
Graduate (Dual-Degree Program)- Southern Methodist University. M. Sc. Engineering Management. GPA: 3.5
Academic exchange in Germany as part of the DAAD Program (obtained a scholarship by the German government)

Work Experience:
10 Months as a Strategic Planning Intern at a 3.5BUSD Automotive and Agroindustrial Consortium in Monterrey, Mexico
9 Months as a Project Management Intern at a Automotive R&D, Renewable Energy and Technologies Group in Munich, Germany
4 Months as a Telecommunications Intern at a Telecommunications Company in Monterrey, Mexico
5 Months as a Quality Intern at an IT Startup in Monterrey, Mexico
3 Months as a Quality Intern at a GE Subsidiary in Monterrey, Mexico

1st National Place High School Entrepreneurship Competition
Top 5 University Entrepreneurship Competition
Vice-President Mechanical Engineering Student Council
Guitar player for more than 10 years
Four languages: English (109/120), Spanish (Native), German (C1), French (B1)

Community Service:
1.5 years teaching values and virtues to underpriviledged children in Mexico
6 months teaching MS Office to underpriviledged children and adults

I would like to know my chance of getting into the afore mentioned programs
1- How relevant would my GMAT score be? If I obtain 690 will it hurt my chances by a lot?
2- My essay topic is about resilience and the challenges I've had to overcome to obtain the experiences I have, is it an interesting topic?
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New post 25 Jan 2018, 23:16
I would want my profile to be evaluated so that I’m clear about my chances of getting into a good Bschool for the coming year 2019-2020 batch!

Nationality : INDIAN

Education profile :

10th : 95.8% ( ranked 5th for the School) [St. Agnes girl’s High school]
12th : PCMB - 87.5% ( First class with Disctinction) [St. Aloysius college ]
B.E / B.Tech : 77.9% in Electrical and Electronics ( First class with distinction ) [Honoured for securing the third rank for the entire college ]
Name of institute : ST.jospeh Engineering College [AICTE, NBA, NAAC accredidated ] passes out In the year 2017

Work Experience : Currently working at Schneider Electric.
Job Role : Business Strategy for Special Projects
Description : Getting exposure into a lot of aspects of business and management like market communication, retail sales , product management , policy framing etc.
Expected Expeerience before joining Bschool : 1.5-2 years

Academic achievements :
-Honoured for securing second rank in academics at college level for the year 2016.
-Honoured for securing third rank in academics at college level for the year 2017. Had privilege of being honoured by the bishop Revt Fr Aloysius Paul Dsouza .
- “Best Engineering Student Innovative Project” at state level project expo “INNOVATA-2017” held in external institution SDMIT
-Presented a paper “AutoHome, NI myRIO based project” at national level on smart computing and control, 2017 which was selected and published in Scientific and Academic Publications , USA.
-Presented a paper on “Foot Step Power Generation using Piezoelectric material” at National Level Tech Fest TIARA 2016.
-Secured second place in Apritude Tests held by the SiGMaTH club in college

Management skills :
- Elected as the head student coordinator for the National Level fest “TiARA 2017” held at the college. Learnt skills like leadership, financial management , people management , marketing abd publicity in this process .
- Selected as the Valedictorian of 2017 Graduation ceremony held in college . Delivered my first ever leadership speech to a crowd of 1500 people .
- Awarded the “leadership award” during the 12th standard for outstanding achievements and leadership skills .

Internships/ Trainings
- 1 month Internship at TPSDI , Mumbai. Which helped me learn, grow and evolve as an engineer. Was exposed to new culture of the new city and people .
- 6 Month diploma in industria automation at SMEC lab . TUV certified from Rheinland, Germany.
-18 months of training in Communicatoon and Individual development skills from I-Point consulting Services
- 1 month training in Excel from Udemy
-1 month raining in Buisness development from pwc.

Projects : I have two technical projects under my achievements which I can also elaborate on .

About me :
- Learning is an everyday process . This is something I have believed and tried ro excel in .
I have exposed myself to different types of situations hard, easy, unique.
-I have always tried to explore new possibilities and test my potential in them.
- Apart from all this , I posses special interest and skills in art . I have manya paintings under my name which I have showcased and won many hearts for.
-I am always keen on inclining my interests to the creative aspects of opportunities/ projects / events etc.

Kindly review my profile and give me an idea of how I need to tackle testable like GMAT/ CAT ( for India). Kindly tell me which test would be best preferred as I wanna go a one year course of PGDM preferably in India.

Also clear my doubts as to if I am eligible for Institutes like IIMs ans ISB or any tier-II Bschools !

-I would also be open for admissions into bschools in the UK

-MBA aspirant for 2019.

Thanks and Regards

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New post 01 Feb 2018, 21:18
Thanks for sharing your profile. You would be certainly eligible for all just need to decide what schools represent the best fit for you and your development goals. Obviously the highest GMAT will provide you the best odds for any school you apply to. But you should really take your time and think through what type of school makes sense for your aspirations and begin the process of targeting appropriately through research and networking
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