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GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V41
GPA: 3.92
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18 Apr 2013, 03:01
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Last edited by ANONYMOUS2609 on 11 Sep 2013, 11:38, edited 1 time in total.
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18 Apr 2013, 22:55
shreyrmehta wrote:
Thank you for taking out the time to evaluate my profile

Age & Nationality: 25yr Old Indian
College Info:
BA (Economics-Statistics) - Double Major from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai (Top 5 Humanities Colleges in India)
Top 2% of Class (School does not provide CGPA but equivalent to 3.9)

Extra Currics: Obtained Honors in Statistics by acquiring the requisite no. of credits including an academic credit for outstanding academic performance
Vice-Chairperson of Annual College Festival (Managed a student workforce of 1200 students)

MSc (FInance & Economics) from London School of Economics & Political Science 2008-09
Grades aren't great due to a medical issue (had chickenpox around exam time)

GMAT: 740 (Q:50, V41), IR:8/9, AWA:5.0 (FIRST ATTEMPT)

Fulltime WE:
- One year in the Economic research & Stats division of WTO in Geneva
- 3 years at The Parthenon Group, Mumbai (Boston based boutique management consulting firm)- Got promoted to Sr. Associate position, should get very stellar recommendations- Worked on on-the-ground cases in Brazil, China, Vietnam, South Africa, Thailand, UAE, India- Ahead of track consistently according to periodic performance reviews
- Joined family business of eco-hospitality & Tourism. Opening a chain of Eco-resorts near Tiger sanctuaries in India promoting responsible tourism and working with Project Tiger and local community. Second resort to be opened by end of 2013.
TOTAL Work Ex: 4 years

Target Programs: Stanford (Dream School), Harvard, Wharton, INSEAD. Planning to apply in R1 for all for Fall 2014 cycle

Post MBA Goal: Consolidating Eco-hospitality (and wild-life tourism) business by expanding in India and Africa. Work in association with Project Tiger directly to boost tiger population via responsible tourism.

Thank you

You have a shot at all these schools. You may also want to consider Cornell Johnson, perhaps a joint degree with its hospitality program.

Best,
Linda
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Intern
Joined: 18 Apr 2013
Posts: 22
GMAT 1: 740 Q50 V41
GPA: 3.92
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 2

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19 Apr 2013, 11:50
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Last edited by ANONYMOUS2609 on 11 Sep 2013, 11:39, edited 1 time in total.
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19 Apr 2013, 14:29
shreyrmehta wrote:
Linda- Thank you so much for your prompt response.

I also had two specific questions:

1. How much of an impact would my poor Masters GPA have on my overall application (considering my UG GPA and GMAT scores are good)?
2. Given that Indian males are such an overrepresented demographic at these schools, is my profile differentiated enough (being a humanities student and other aspects as mentioned in my profile)?

Shrey,

You're welcome.
1. It will be a factor, but you need to tell them you were ill. Given the other excellent academic stats, I think you have reason for optimism. If they like the rest of your app, they have good reason to overlook the grad GPA.
2. That somewhat depends on how you present it, but yes, the material is there to differentiate you from that classic Indian IT guy.

Best,
Linda
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GPA: 3.92
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22 Apr 2013, 11:54
Thanks again for the prompt response Linda!
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22 Apr 2013, 22:45
shreyrmehta wrote:
Thanks again for the prompt response Linda!

you're most welcome!
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