He’s a hydraulic engineer who works for the refinery arm of a major industrial company. With a 740 GMAT and a 3.26 GPA in mechanical engineering, he has chosen a wide variety of target business schools for his MBA: Harvard, Wharton, Kellogg, Tuck, Darden, and UT-Austin McCombs.
His short-term goal is to get to work for a McKinsey or Bain in Texas where he would be able to take a project load that has a lot of exposure to oil & gas, chemicals, and the energy industry.
What are his chances?
In this Friday with Sandy’s episode, HBSGuru Founder Sandy Kreisberg assesses his odds and provides valuable advice on how this candidate and anyone with a petro background should present themselves to MBA admission officials at the top business schools.
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