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April 1, 2024 3:43am ET
Applying: Columbia, Dartmouth / Tuck, Duke / Fuqua, INSEAD, Northwestern / Kellogg, UNC Kenan-Flagler, UT Austin / McCombs, UVA / Darden
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: 3 years Multinational construction company. 5 months in Family solar rooftop solutions business. 7 months in niche Oil & Gas industry.
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Consumer Goods Companies: Bain , Booz Allen Hamilton , BCG , Deloitte , Ernst & Young , KPMG , McKinsey , PWC , 3M , Nike , Proctor & Gamble , Unilever
GRE: 332
GPA: 3.3
Years of Work Experience: 4
Location: India
Post MBA Location: USA

Indian Male Engineer (28)
It would be great if you could evaluate my profile. I am a reapplicant. I applied to Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, Rice & Minnesota with a 640 GMAT and got rejected by all. I recently took the GRE and scored well. I want to apply to Insead and US MBA programs for Fall 2025.

UG Degree: B-Tech-Chemical Engineering
College: Anna University
CGPA: 7.51/10

GRE: 332 (Q166 & V166) (1st attempt)
(I also have an MBA math certificate)

Work experience:
1st Job: Spent close to 3 years in an Indian Multinational Construction company where I was involved in Operations and Supply chain. I had the opportunity to work with top Indian Oil & Gas Industry clients for high value projects in Water treatment Industry. Had 1 promotion and was rated top performer by management.

2nd Job: Spent around 5 months in marketing my Family's solar rooftop solutions business (Small size) through social media and exhibitions. I was able to double the revenue of the company in a short span.

3rd Job (Current role): I got an opportunity to join a niche multinational Oil & Gas industry solutions company where I have been engaged for 7 months. Here, I work in Supply chain support for an International internal client.
I am planning to go back to the family solar business as I feel that I can make a bigger impact than at my current role.

Extracurricular activities:
Toastmasters: I served as an executive committee member of a Toastmasters club for 2 terms and won various awards for speeches.
I also volunteered as a teacher for an NGO that is involved in educating rural kids.

Post MBA goals: I would like to pivot to Consulting but my second option would be consumer goods.

Gap: Between my 1st and 2nd company, I had a gap of close to 2 years because of a health issue and surgery that severely impacted my mobility.

I want to apply in early decision/R1 for my target schools.
Thanks in advance!