I am currently a software engineer (more of a software manager in Microsoft India). Alongside working in Microsoft I helped build a small scale tech startup. Helped start various associations in college to support the local communities. Elected member of the Alumni Committee.
Undergrad School: IIT Ropar
Undergrad Major: Computer Science
Age: 26, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Economics (distance)
School Name: University of London
Extracurriculars: Volunteer work (Bloodconnect), Volunteer work (Forest Conservation Programme), Finance and economics blog
Title: Software Engineer-II
Company: Fortune 100 Top 10
Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 2 mos
Helped build a successful small scale MSME startup($0.75mn revenue) both from technical and business standpoints, i.e. from managing the software development to raising capital and acquiring customers.
To join the world of consulting mainly tech-related and help build/manage companies.
Target School: UCLA Anderson
Considering: MIT Sloan, Yale, Chicago Booth, Berkeley Haas, Cornell Johnson
Mr. Microsoft India – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.
Love the killer GMAT and solid undergrad performance at a top Indian university! I’m sure that Anderson admissions will like these as well. Your stats and strong progression at a brand name company will serve as a great foundation for your applications.
You might want to spend some more time thinking about your goals. Beyond consulting, what impact do you want to make? How will UCLA help you get there? Take a look at the resources they have through AnderTech, the Parker Career Center and Easton Technology Management Center. There is a booming tech scene in LA that you might tap into (rather than consulting which is very generic). Be sure to …
You might want to spend some more time thinking about your goals. Beyond consulting, what impact do you want to make? How will UCLA help you get there? Take a look at the resources they have through AnderTech, the Parker Career Center and Easton Technology Management Center. There is a booming tech scene in LA that you might tap into (rather than consulting which is very generic). Be sure to use examples from your work and extracurriculars to show that you share success, think fearlessly and drive change.
Wishing you all the best on your MBA application journey.
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