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# Shortlisting B-Schools

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Intern
Joined: 21 Sep 2012
Posts: 19

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GMAT Date: 10-09-2012

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21 Sep 2012, 23:11
Hi everyone!

This is my first post on this forum.

I know it might seem a little dumb to ask people for something which is a personal choice but I am a little short on time so I just need assistance.

I am taking my GMAT on 9th October and am still struggling with the verbal section so I want to focus on studying. Therefore, I am asking for your advice on shortlisting the schools in which I have a chance to apply. I have to fill 5 on the exam day. Maybe you could help me shortlist from 100s of schools to just about 10 or something.

I am a female with a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication from M.D.U university (average university) in India.

I will have a work experience of 2years in telecom in a highly reputed company by the time I join.

I am looking for Universities in Europe (atleast 2 in UK itself)

I also want to apply to 1 university which has a very low tuition fee. This university can be anywhere in the world but it should be an average or above average uni.

I can arrange for good recommendations from my bosses as well as my clients.

I am expecting a score of around 700 (Q50 , V35) (fingers crossed )

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 5

Joined: 20 Apr 2003
Posts: 5755

Kudos [?]: 581 [0], given: 74

Location: Los Angeles CA

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24 Sep 2012, 00:05
lemon123 wrote:
Hi everyone!

This is my first post on this forum.

I know it might seem a little dumb to ask people for something which is a personal choice but I am a little short on time so I just need assistance.

I am taking my GMAT on 9th October and am still struggling with the verbal section so I want to focus on studying. Therefore, I am asking for your advice on shortlisting the schools in which I have a chance to apply. I have to fill 5 on the exam day. Maybe you could help me shortlist from 100s of schools to just about 10 or something.

I am a female with a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication from M.D.U university (average university) in India.

I will have a work experience of 2years in telecom in a highly reputed company by the time I join.

I am looking for Universities in Europe (atleast 2 in UK itself)

I also want to apply to 1 university which has a very low tuition fee. This university can be anywhere in the world but it should be an average or above average uni.

I can arrange for good recommendations from my bosses as well as my clients.

I am expecting a score of around 700 (Q50 , V35) (fingers crossed )

Sorry, but most European MBA programs prefer more than 2 years of work experience. Anyone out there want to recommend some schools. I think you will be really limiting yourself if you apply now and only in Europe.

Best,
Linda
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Kudos [?]: 581 [0], given: 74

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Joined: 15 Feb 2012
Posts: 7

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

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06 Dec 2012, 17:04
I am an Indian IT Male
• 10th – 91.18%
• 12th – 96%
• Engg – 75.4% (First Class with distinction)
• GMAT – 690 (Q48,V37 AWA 6.0)
Work – Ex:
• I have been working with an IT Services company for the past 6 years.
• Throughout, I have been working with Telecom clients
• I have worked with 3 different clients
• I can project my current role as SME. I have been a module lead and during my journey, I have mentored team of 10-20 members.
• A couple of awards at workplace.
• I am in Canada since Jan’ 12 (international experience of 11 months)
Extra – Curricular:
• Passed the HSK Level 2 Listening and Reading (an internationally recognized Mandarin Language Certification). This is equivalent to A2 in CEFR for languages. Also passed HSK Beginner spoken test.
• I worked with an NGO when. I was the Centre Head for one of the centers with 20 volunteers and 25 students.
• I was the Vice Captain of a team in Inter Corporate Cricket team.
• I have represented college in zonal level football competition.
• I was part of victorious team in Intra College football tournament.

Post MBA Goals:
I want to switch from IT to Consulting (Non IT). So I want to get into a 2 yr MBA program. Please suggest a 2 year program for my profile and my career aspiration (anywhere in the world)

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

Joined: 20 Apr 2003
Posts: 5755

Kudos [?]: 581 [0], given: 74

Location: Los Angeles CA

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09 Dec 2012, 23:04
dare2try wrote:
I am an Indian IT Male
• 10th – 91.18%
• 12th – 96%
• Engg – 75.4% (First Class with distinction)
• GMAT – 690 (Q48,V37 AWA 6.0)
Work – Ex:
• I have been working with an IT Services company for the past 6 years.
• Throughout, I have been working with Telecom clients
• I have worked with 3 different clients
• I can project my current role as SME. I have been a module lead and during my journey, I have mentored team of 10-20 members.
• A couple of awards at workplace.
• I am in Canada since Jan’ 12 (international experience of 11 months)
Extra – Curricular:
• Passed the HSK Level 2 Listening and Reading (an internationally recognized Mandarin Language Certification). This is equivalent to A2 in CEFR for languages. Also passed HSK Beginner spoken test.
• I worked with an NGO when. I was the Centre Head for one of the centers with 20 volunteers and 25 students.
• I was the Vice Captain of a team in Inter Corporate Cricket team.
• I have represented college in zonal level football competition.
• I was part of victorious team in Intra College football tournament.

Post MBA Goals:
I want to switch from IT to Consulting (Non IT). So I want to get into a 2 yr MBA program. Please suggest a 2 year program for my profile and my career aspiration (anywhere in the world)

First off, the elite consulting firms want to see a 700 GMAT. Some use the GMAT as a screening tool. Your GMAT could be a problem.

Consider Duke, Cornell, UCLA, Ross, Darden, UNC, Emory, UT Austin.

Best,
Linda
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Linda Abraham
Accepted ~ The Premier Admissions Consultancy
310-815-9553

Co-Author of: MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools

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Kudos [?]: 581 [0], given: 74

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