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Request for Profile Evaluation

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Request for Profile Evaluation

Post Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:56 pm
I would like to request a profile evaluation to help me come up with a plan.

28 years/ Indian/ Female / Background in Technology

GMAT : 690 (Q:49 V:35)

Will be applying in 2017 Round 1.

Education/University/GPA :
Masters in Computer Science/3.5
Bachelors in Computer Science / From a decently ranked university in India / 3.7

Experience : (5 years)
Product Manager at a late stage tech startup. I am the lead product manager for platform and have some interesting leadership experience driving innovation in a small setup(1 year)
Previously a Software engineer at a well known tech company with a good career progression ( 4 years)
Been active in volunteering for organizations that encourage women in tech. I also run a meet-up network of 150 women organizing events in Bay area

Post MBA Goals :
Product Management or Entrepreneurship

Target Schools :
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business ( Part time MBA program)
Stanford GSB
INSEAD
University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.

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Post Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:45 pm
Hey there!
Great to hear from you!
So you have some very good stuff in your profile. Your a female candidate! And with management experience (awesome). You have very good GPAs as well.

At the moment it's a little bit hard for me to truly evaluate your worke xperience, since I am lacking detail, so feel free to write me about that.


However, even if you have much good stuff, your school list is out of range. Only the Haas PT program would be reasonable. Your GMAT is too low for the schools you propose, and also if you don't come from an IIT and are from India, Top 10 schools can be a big challenge even if you DO get the GMAT score.


So first of all, given that you have plenty of time to retake, I would highly suggest doing so. Have a look at this article for further thoughts: http://admissionado.com/mba/to-retake-or-not-to-retake-that-is-the-question-indian-applicants-and-the-gmat/?utm_source=btg&utm_medium=forum&utm_campaign=mba_blog


Secondly, I would readjust your school list in the 10-30 range.

I hope this helps!
Best,
Jon

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