Candidate:

Mr. Young PM

About Me:

Graduated from an engineering school in 2015 and joined a leading Business Software manufacturer. Pursued my masters, sponsored by my employer, while working Full-Time from 2015-2017. Although I am yet another techie from India, I believe I have a differentiating career trajectory with a penchant for going beyond my defined duties.

Details:

Undergrad School: Manipal University Jaipur

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 9.64/10

GMAT: 710

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Technology - Software Engineering

School Name: BITS Pilani

Extracurriculars: Member of LGBTQIA+ employee resource group. In addition to hosting events around the year, I designed and am delivering an inclusion session to sensitize 8,000+ employees regarding LGBTQIA+ issues., Founding President of an international internship club at undergrad that facilitates international student exchange to gain technical experience. Placed 20+ exchange students from 300+ applicants from Tunisia, Poland, Germany, and Belgium. Managed ₹350,000 budget., Author of a quarterly employee news letter that is distributed to 10,000+ SAP employees. Led a team of 6 in writing and editing editorial pieces. We were the first team to publish 4 issues/year.

Work History:

Title: Product Specialist

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 11 mos

Big Life Wins:

1. Promoted 5 times in 4 years to become one of the youngest Product Manager at my organization 2. AWARDED CHAIRPERSON’S GOLD MEDAL for Best Outgoing Student of Manipal University Jaipur, 2015 (Equivalent to Summa Cum Laude).

Post MBA Goal:

Short Term: Become a Product Manager for a customer-facing software solution at Microsoft / Google / Amazon / Apple. Long Term: Lead Product Strategy for a suite of products in a Business Unit of a Fortune 500 Technology organization.

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Mr. Young PM, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. As a former MIT Sloan adcom, I wanted to share some feedback on your candidacy. I see you’ve already received some results from target schools, and may be reapplying in the coming cycle. You definitely are aware of the fact that you are a member of an oversaturated population within the applicant pool. Unfortunately, with a 710 GMAT it is going to be hard for you to rise to the top of the applicant pool even with your fast career progression. Manipal and BITS aren’t bad by any means, and your GPA is excellent, but you are likely competing with graduates from IITs with 750+ GMATs who may already be working at the types …

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    Hi Mr. Young PM, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. As a former MIT Sloan adcom, I wanted to share some feedback on your candidacy. I see you've already received some results from target schools, and may be reapplying in the coming cycle. You definitely are aware of the fact that you are a member of an oversaturated population within the applicant pool. Unfortunately, with a 710 GMAT it is going to be hard for you to rise to the top of the applicant pool even with your fast career progression. Manipal and BITS aren't bad by any means, and your GPA is excellent, but you are likely competing with graduates from IITs with 750+ GMATs who may already be working at the types ...
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