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Hi All, I am a LBS admit. Couldn't find a thread for the fall 2009 admissions so starting one here. I would be happy to take up any questions you might have regarding the MBA programme and the application. Best Regards, Trump


Hey everyone , I am planning to apply to , MSFE/MSF program at LBS

· GMAT- 720  (Quantitative-49/79%, Verbal-40/91%, AWA: 5.5 & IR-3]

· B.E.in Electronics & Communication  Cumulative GPA -7.27                    o Course Highlights: Engineering Math I, II, III, IV, Calculus, Probability, Statistics,

o Management & Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property Rights}

Skills: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project Manager 10, Matlab

Work Experience:

Finance Management Associate at Sankalp Associates                                                                        (July2012-July-2014)

· Ganesh Warehouse Project [Project worth 1.15Cr or $153,000]:

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· Ramgharhi Canal lining: Construction of Cemented Canal Lining

 [Project worth -6.5 Crore Rupees 0r $ 1,040,000 ] PWD M.P. State Govt.

Lead Event Manager for Insignia' 12, National level Event at SDMCET                     

[Project worth-4,000,000 rupees or $80000]

Tools/ Machines / Software used:

· Coding on the Xilinx platform and use of VHDL programming language.

· Use of two FPGA kits namely SPARTAN-3 and VIRTEX-5 kits and also the simulation on ISIM platform.

Extra curricular activities: national level swimmer,

presented various papers at national level events, head of student government.

Can any one please comment on my profile and if i have a chance of getting through or is it just  completely out of my league...please any comments would be appreciated. 

Thank you very much.


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LBS admit. Have decline admission offer. Best of luck everyone!
  • Why is that?. 13 Apr.
Hello,

I have joined IT firm in Dec 2010. So is it right time to go for GMAT this year or next year as I am targetting LBS as my fav choice of college. I have good Acad Records.
Hello ...LBS_Admit ....I know you must be congratulated from all around many times by many......which you truly deserve...but here is one more applaud to add to your achievement .......
Well iam a young aspiring CA student ...I have just cleared my CA-IPCC (inter) and now doing articleship from a small midsize firm(which is not that big) and also doing B.com graduation side by side.........
...I always wanted to go for LBS after being a CA ....
So my question to you is that whether doing articleship from small firm matters if we show high credential with our CA-Final marks and then after being a CA working for 2-3 years in a good company....and then going for GMAT Exam ???
Do they count Articleship training also ...I mean do they value it much ...or post experience after being a CA is what matters ??
What are their criteria with CA students???
is there any chance of getting into LBS directly after BTech ?
or any good buisness schools in further..
if we can.. can anybody help me with their names please
Hi lbs_admit,

I need your help in evaluating my profile. I would appreciate it if you could point out the weaknesses you see.

I am planning to apply to some top schools like LBS, Kelloggs etc. I need help to understand how my profile stands up against my peer competetion. Could you please evaluate my profile?

Age: 26
Sex: Male
Race: Indian

Academic background

  1. Came second in high school among 400 students and and fifth in my state.
  2. graduated with distinction from a top ten engineering college with a computer science major.
  3. GMAT: 730 (Q49, V42)
work experience
1. Started my career with the best I-bank in business. After 1.5 years with the firm, I left it to work at a technology firm specialising in data warehousing tools. After about 1 year at that firm, I moved back to my original firm where I was offered a much better profile.
2. 2.5 years into my career, I was entruted with the responsibility of setting up a team of 5 with an outsourced vendor(Infosys) to work on a multi-year project to build a back office processing architecture.
3. I currently have 4 years of experience and am leading a team of 5 (incl 3 from Infosys) on delivering the above project.
4. Responsible for project management, resourcing, prioritization, and delivery
Recommendations - I am pretty sure I would get good recommendations.
International exposure
1. Underwent the prestigious training program at my company's office in NY for 3 months.
2. Worked with a team of 5, which included a Pakistani, 1 Russian, 1 British and a Indian on building a Bond trading platform
3. Worked with an all Japanese team for 3 months in Tokyo on a critical project.
Extra-curricular

  1. With leadership role(Community service) - Mobilised a team of volunteers from the firm to help CUPA build an animal shelter,
  2. gathered volunteers and raised resources to re-paint animal shelters at CUPA
  3. Founded a book review club during the time I worked at a data warehousing company which remains active todate..
  4. I am love travelling, especially trekking - I climbed to the top of Mt Fuji solo while I was in Japan, i have trekked around various places in Karnataka, Kerala. Planning a trip to Leh/Ladakh.
  5. Currently organising an Inter-office relay run to select 5 runners to represent the company in a marathon.
To Sudhir18n

Great profile dude! Couldn't resist commenting!
Hello,

Could anyone offer insights on my profile

GMAT - 690 (Verbal 40, Quant 44) , AWA - 5
B.Eng (Honors) in Computing from Staffordshire University - CGPA - 3.2/4
CFA Level 1 Passed in June 2008 - Appearing for Level 2 in June 2009

Work Experience

1) Worked on complete CRM implementations for VSNL (India), Eaton Corp (U.S.) in a techno-functional role with TCS for 2 years. Lead a team of 3.

2) Worked with a Global Macro Hedge Fund as Research Analyst covering 6 emerging markets - India, Brazil, Russia, China, Taiwan and Israel from April 2008 to March 2009.

3) Also, Running my own Financial Research and Advisory firm with 3 partners since November 2007. Have 20 clients and AUm of approx INR 3 million. (www.genesisfinancials.in - var gaJsHost = (("https:")

I wish to work with Private Equity firm for sometime and eventually scale up my own business.
Hey hi!
Firstly, congratulations on ur achievement!

I know this may sound really stupid but wud I stand a chance with lbs if i apply next yr....2010?.....considering my WE?...

Degree: 1st class from University of Manchester
GMAT : 750
Extra curricular: Loads!...lots of part time experience as well during uni
WE: almost 1 yr now (2 months to go) (Engineering: Automation/Control)


Would i get any points for being a female applicant?...as very few women apply for MBA?
Hello All,

I see very few LBS admits compared to other UK business schools such as Judge, Said, Cranfield, Manchester etc. on this forum.

I guess LBS has increased its level in terms of admisson criteria. All your comments/views are welcome as this will help the further round applicants to put in even strong applications.

Thanks and looking forward to your views

rkenge
Hi lbs_admit,

I am planning to apply in lbs ...But I will b able to apply in the third round for fall 2009..

My GMAT score is 690--q-50,v-32....GPA--7.27/10...
WE 3 years in automobile co..then started my own construction firm for 5 years...

average extra curricular but good community service...involved in NGO and clubs for 5 years...

What do u think of my chances of getting selected in lbs

Umesh
Its strange! No activity in the forum for the entire week! Have ppl not applied to LBS this year?
I am not an applicant to LBS but for Us schools and I have a feeling its true for almost all the TOP schools.. like LBS, HBS, wharton and stanford. I dont see any action especially on the US top 5 schools .. So i guess there has to be some reason.. either cost factor, people dont wanna leave jobs...

regds
S


That's strange but actually quiet possible. In US the number of applicants increase during recession but in India its the opposite! Will it mean less competition for Indian students this year or it means lesser representation from India to these schools
Hey folks,

I am an R2 application to LBS too, but I'm starting to have second thoughts, especially because of the finances and the probable difficulty of getting the summer internships that pay well.

BTW, how many here have an R1 admit into LBS?

My profile: Gmat 760/5 years work ex/software research

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