The decision to pursue masters in engineering management has not happened suddenly. Over the past 5

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The decision to pursue masters in engineering management has not happened suddenly. Over the past 5 years, several aspects of my studies and work built the passion and interest in the field.
I enjoyed my engineering education in general and did fairly well. However, I particularly excelled in courses that dealt with management, communications and humanities. The following graph shows the overall picture.
After my undergraduate studies, I decided to gain expertise in management but I also did not want to lose my technology edge as I loved both disciplines. I got offers from Accenture (Fortune 500) and Wipro (Top 4 IT companies in India) in my campus itself (offer letters enclosed). However, as both were purely technical jobs, I rejected and
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My Extra Curricular Activities and Achievements
I have also been fairly active in several organizations and events that helped understand working with large number of people and diverse groups. These activities also built my organizational and leadership qualities. Here is a snapshot of the type and scale of activities I was actively involved in:
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 I organized awareness campaigns against several issues faced by engineering students. This was very positively received and was covered prominently in the media (Details are available at http://lifeesagreta.wordpress.com/).
 Our college had an extremely active IEEE Women in Engineering (WiE) chapter with 400 members. I started as a volunteer in my sophomore year, became a core committee member in junior year and was elected (from 6 contestants) as the chairperson in my final year.
 During my tenure as the chairperson, I organized a book donation drive where we donated more than 3000 books for the underprivileged children. We started another chapter in a nearby college. We won the most vibrant student branch in my region during the zonal congress and I was given a special certificate of leadership by the headquarters of IEEE.
 I was an active member

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