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Post Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:39 am
Hi,

I would like to get my profile evaluated.

I'm Darshil shastri.
Current age: 22.
Male, from India.

I'm in my final year of B-Tech, pursuing Electronics Engineering, from NIT Surat, which is among the top 20 engineering colleges in the country.
My GPA is 7.78 on 10, but it converts to 4, unless I'm mistaken.

In school, both 10th and 12th grade I scored 95%.

Target Colleges: HBS 2+2 program, Stanford Deferred Admission, London Business School(both MiM and MBA), Chicago Booth School.

First GMAT score: 660. Will be retaking it shortly.

Training/Internship Details:

 Jugnoo, Vadodara(December,2015)
• Marketing and Promotions through event partnerships
• Establishing market presence through college chapters and promotions
 Tiger Advertising , Vadodara(June-July,2015)
• Market Research and Brand Positioning for Product Launch
• Content Generation for event mailers and campaigns
 SS Exhibitions& Media Pvt. Ltd, Delhi(June-July, 2016)
• Career Counselling for students’ post 12th in various cities across Northern India
• Leading a team for evaluating parameters for college’s, based on performance,
and guiding parents and students for the same.

Achievements:

 Winner of National Bal Shree Honour , Creative Writing, 2010
 National CBSE Heritage Quiz, Semi-Finalist, 2011
 Winner of National DAV Khoj, Vigyan Shree Award, 2013
 Winner of Strategist(Debate) and Just A Minute(JAM) in College, 2013
 3rd place at India International Model United Nations, 2013
 Nodal officer for NIT Surat in NIT Conclave for 2014 and 2015.
 Regional Mentor for Katha (International Organisation that promotes reading and writing
For school children) West Zone, Creative Writing Workshop

Extracurricular Activities

 1.5 years in AIESEC as Team Member, Manager ,Team Leader ,Vice-President and
other various roles, including planning and executing 2 annual events.
 Attended 2 Local, 2 National, 1 International Conference(Asia-Pacific Region) as Vice
President
 Senior Member of Literary and Debating Club in SVNIT
 Worked as a Radio Jockey for Radio Mirchi, during 1st season of IPL(Indian Premier League)
 Chief Editor, Renesa(Campus Publication Head)
 Content Head for Gujarat Chhatra Sansad, (NGO)
 Resource person for Bal Bhavan Baroda, for Creative Writing Workshops and Magazine.
 Initiated Vadodara Quiz Club, to promote quizzing culture in the city.

So, I would like to know how good are my chances, and what areas of my profile can I improve upon.

Regards,

Darshil
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Post Sat Sep 17, 2016 6:27 am
the obvious area of improvement is your GMAT score. Applying straight out of college is very, very competitive. Add 100 points to the GMAT, and you will still struggle. Why not work for a few years, challenge yourself, create real impact, get involved in your community in something about which you are passionate, make a real difference. Then apply? cheers, alex

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Post Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:09 am
Thanks for your input Alex.

I definitely plan to work before applying. However, I wanted to know my chances for the deferred admission programs. The ones offered by HBS and Stanford.

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Post Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:18 pm
cool, well the GMAT score will be one aspect that does need to improve significantly. cheers, alex

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