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Took GMAT recently -- Need sugesstion !!!

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rachitgrover Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Default Avatar
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Took GMAT recently -- Need sugesstion !!!

Post Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:35 pm
Hi,

I got a 690 on my GMAT (Q-50, V-33).

About me:
I am working in a software company in India with 2 years Exp. as for now.
My Eng degree was 68%(Electrical)..
I am fine in extra curriculars(Won a few prizes Dance, Sports etc at college level and Participated in two State/National Olympiads at school level )

My targeted colleges will include one's with Good financial aid (Not that desperate for top schools.. but aid + School Rank will be important factor for me )

Please suggest me 1) if you could give me a few names that i could look for 2) Need suggestions on what all MBA i can go with IT background(I know it's personal interest, but still want to know the trend and experiances)...and 3) if i should wait for another year to apply(so as to add another year to my profile and make it some 3.5+ )


Thanks!!!
Rachit.

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Post Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:36 pm
Hi Ranchit,
Thanks for your post. As you probably know, its very difficult to get into a top MBA program as an Indian IT candidate. And your GMAT score of 690 is slightly on the lower end of some of your peers.

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Post Sat Jul 19, 2008 1:15 am
Well... Thanks for reply.. I understand that...

I am definitely not looking for top colleges(not top 20 i think).

Basically i am looking your help on "which MBA i should/can go for"?
I understand this is personal decision...but still wants to know the usual trends followed by IT ppl and then want to decide what suits me best...

Regards,
Rachit

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Post Mon Jul 21, 2008 10:24 pm
Hi Ranchit,

There are many strong MBA programs outside of the top 20. You should try to narrow your search based on criteria that is important to you.

For example, is there a specific region you wish to be in / work in? California? Midwest?

What industries are interesting to you? Technology? Finance? Energy?

Take a step back and think about what criteria is important for you. Once you narrow your search, then look for schools that fit your needs.

Regards,

NP

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