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GMAT-690, aiming at NUS 2013 fall

Figure out where you wish to apply
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Hi,

Just appeared for my GMAT day before yesterday.
Scored 690,IT 3yrs work exp., acads pretty decent,
Engg. 76.6% (Non IIT, non NIT)
12th - 74.8%
10 - 87.4%
Extra curriculars - Playing guitar, cooking and touring places.
Aiming at getting through NUS.
Could you guys help me out with my current standings and how to
enhance my chances.

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by Jim@StratusPrep » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:39 am
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by sm3.friendz@gmail.com » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:11 am
Hi Jim,

Thanks for the prompt reply.
As suggested I have approached NGOs
to start volunteering.
What else can help me right now.

Regards,
Suchit

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by suchit.pandey » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:17 am
can't help me..but urs and mine name is same..

Suchit..cheers and al the best

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by mbaguy2012 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:28 pm
Don't worry, you stand a good chance if you send a quality application detailing your career objectives & achievements precisely.
Lot of engineers apply for a place in coveted MBA programs worldwide and as bschools try to achieve diversity in MBA cohorts, at times a lot of quality candidates are overlooked. The only thing that you can do here is explain your career aspirations & what you wish to achieve from the MBA program in a different yet in an original way, it should come straight from your heart & you should be able to defend it in the interview.

Also apply to HKUST & CEIBS.

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by karanrulz4ever » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:37 am
Hey,

I am about 3 yrs IT experienced now, and I got into NUS 2012 intake. Its definitely doable, though a bit difficult for our demographic group. I had 3-4 stuff going for me, which helped in cracking an admit. Good Luck!

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by OnlineStudent » Sat Jun 30, 2012 10:39 pm
Hi sm3.friendz,

I'd advise you to apply for the other local universities as well - NTU and SMU - they're as equally reputable as NUS, take a look at their programs -

https://www.business.smu.edu.sg/MBA/
https://www.nbs.ntu.edu.sg/GRADUATE/NANY ... g_MBA.aspx

These programs are recognized by the Singaporean government, and consequently many of the MNCs with offices here. SPRING Singapore is an agency under our Ministry of Trade and Industry, they've only listed 6 MBA programs that qualify for their education grants, SMU and NTU are placed alongside INSEAD and Manchester Business School - https://www.spring.gov.sg/EnterpriseIndu ... r-mds.aspx

If you do get into the NUS MBA program, consider applying for a scholarship, it will help subsidies your tuition fees significantly. Singapore has set aside generous amounts of money for students who do well academically, and funded their education fully or to a significant extent, usually without any bonds attached. List of scholarships available - https://www.coursesinsg.com/2012/06/scho ... r-mba.html
sm3.friendz@gmail.com wrote:Hi,

Just appeared for my GMAT day before yesterday.
Scored 690,IT 3yrs work exp., acads pretty decent,
Engg. 76.6% (Non IIT, non NIT)
12th - 74.8%
10 - 87.4%
Extra curriculars - Playing guitar, cooking and touring places.
Aiming at getting through NUS.
Could you guys help me out with my current standings and how to
enhance my chances.

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by kooljoshi » Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:56 am
My Profile goes like this
a) GMAT : 640
b) Work Exp: 7.5 years by 2013 , April Engaged as a software consultant in retail domain. Have experience in product development & implementation. Lean practioner.Good recommendations would come from ex/bosses.
c) Acads: Xth -76.5 , Xii-74.4 , B-tech -69.8
d) ECs-> Done Himalayan Cycling , Multi day cycling tours , participated in run & cycle competitions, founding member of cycling club, and member of my departmental cricket team. featured in DNA newspaper & my office news journal for my cycling journal.
An active contributor to the developer network with my blogs , wiki pages & on question/answer forums.

College level ECs:
Editor of college magazine , organizing committee member of college fest , Secretary of Literary Council at my college and placement co-ordinator for my batch. Runners up at national quizzes & active in sports.

My GMAT is on the lowest side and I am very hesitant to write the GMAT. Any idea on my candidature. ( I know with IT experience it is damm tough to get an interview invite from NUS).
sm3.friendz@gmail.com wrote:Hi,

Just appeared for my GMAT day before yesterday.
Scored 690,IT 3yrs work exp., acads pretty decent,
Engg. 76.6% (Non IIT, non NIT)
12th - 74.8%
10 - 87.4%
Extra curriculars - Playing guitar, cooking and touring places.
Aiming at getting through NUS.
Could you guys help me out with my current standings and how to
enhance my chances.

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by ash8ashok21 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:29 am
Hi everybody,

I am from India and have done my B.Tech with English as a medium of instruction. GMAT Score:680. Do I still need to take IELTS for pursuing MBA in NUS?

Thankyou