The first thing you’ll notice about Yash is his jumbo GMAT: A super impressive 770. He’ll graduate with a degree in civil engineering in 2020 with an equally impressive 8.9 out of 10. He’s ranked first in the department, having been awarded a 100% scholarship four times for each year of his undergraduate studies.
So is he a shoo-in for the MBA programs he is targeting? Yash is aiming high. On his target list is Harvard Business School’s 2+2 program, along with the deferred admission programs at Wharton, Chicago Booth, Columbia Business School and UVA Darden School of Business.
The big question? Can someone a male engineer from India get into an elite U.S. MBA program without having a degree from one of the country’s prestige Indian Institutes of Technology? That’s the question addressed by Sandy Kreisberg, founder of HBSGuru.com, an MBA admissions firm, in this episode of Friday’s with Sandy. Yash is attending the Amity School of Engineering and Technology, which is still a top 35 school in India.
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