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Is my profile with GMAT 680 good enough

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kewldudeer Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Default Avatar
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Is my profile with GMAT 680 good enough

Post Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:19 pm
Thanks in advance for your response. It would be helpful to know if the schools I have listed seem to be in line with my profile or if I'm way off. Some feedback would be helpful.

General Information
• Age: 29
• Gender:Male
• My goal is to add finance to my technical skill set.
• Currently working at Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd( Central Power Transmission utility of India). It caters to 50% of power transmission network in India.
• Have 7 years of work experience
• GMAT: 680 (Q50, V32, IR8) gave on 16th September 2017.

Work Experience:
• Heading the maintenance and operation of Extra High Voltage Equipment at 220/132 KV Power Substation.
• Heading the contract services at my office.
• Have working knowledge in the Material management, Plant Maintenance module of SAP 7.40.
• Well versed with e-procurement process.

Education
• Graduated as Electrical Engineer from National institute of Technology, Patna with 81% marks.
o My graduation school is one of the prestigious NIT colleges in India.

ECs
• Have cleared 4 Core Technical (CT1, 2, 3, 7) subject in Actuarial Science.
• Certified Energy Manager from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India.
• Representing my company in Power Sector Cricket Tournament held in India.
Target Schools
ISB India, IMD Switzerland, CEIBS China, Nanyang Singapore,

Is the profile good enough for the above schools with my GMAT Score of 680?

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mcbMcK Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Default Avatar
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Post Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:47 am
Consider the following points kewldudeer:


    - Your work sounds interesting but you've provided more a job description rather than achievements/highlights. You'll need to articulate those eventually - think of what makes you stand out and how will you differentiate in your peer group.

    - The Cricket thing is good and so are your other efforts. It will be interesting to understand why you have been up to the Actuarial aspects as it doesn't seem to be related to your professional work and/or your post-MBA plans. Which btw is not something you've explained/shared either.

    - For reasons mentioned here, we do not speculate on school selection. But the GMAT could slightly mar an otherwise interestingly positioned profile. A higher score can definitely improve your prospects.


Hope this helps some.

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Post Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:46 am
kewldudeer wrote:
Thanks in advance for your response. It would be helpful to know if the schools I have listed seem to be in line with my profile or if I'm way off. Some feedback would be helpful.

General Information
• Age: 29
• Gender:Male
• My goal is to add finance to my technical skill set.
• Currently working at Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd( Central Power Transmission utility of India). It caters to 50% of power transmission network in India.
• Have 7 years of work experience
• GMAT: 680 (Q50, V32, IR8) gave on 16th September 2017.

Work Experience:
• Heading the maintenance and operation of Extra High Voltage Equipment at 220/132 KV Power Substation.
• Heading the contract services at my office.
• Have working knowledge in the Material management, Plant Maintenance module of SAP 7.40.
• Well versed with e-procurement process.

Education
• Graduated as Electrical Engineer from National institute of Technology, Patna with 81% marks.
o My graduation school is one of the prestigious NIT colleges in India.

ECs
• Have cleared 4 Core Technical (CT1, 2, 3, 7) subject in Actuarial Science.
• Certified Energy Manager from Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India.
• Representing my company in Power Sector Cricket Tournament held in India.
Target Schools
ISB India, IMD Switzerland, CEIBS China, Nanyang Singapore,

Is the profile good enough for the above schools with my GMAT Score of 680?
I think indeed it may be- all things being equal a higher GMAT is always better- but I think you have some strong professional experience and that you can be a compelling candidate at these programs. Best wishes to you!

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