Candidate:

Mr. Aerospace Engineer

About Me:

I’m a structural engineer working on design, analysis, and testing of launch vehicle structures.

Details:

Undergrad School: University of Utah

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.92

GMAT: 760

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Industry Professional Society - State Section Vice Chair, Workplace Cycling Club - President

Work History:

Title: Structural Engineer

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Personally responsible for design and development of a new launch vehicle structure from initial design through qualification. I developed a tool and methodology to greatly reduce refurbishment time for a launch vehicle structure (saving approximately 6 weeks of inspection time and 2 weeks of analysis time).

Post MBA Goal:

Long term I want to be a program manager in the aerospace industry. The MBA will allow me to transition from a highly technical role into a managerial one.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi Mr. Aerospace Engineer, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a former Sloan adcom, your profile jumps right out at me! I love your stellar academic performance and STEM background, but what really catches my attention is your product responsibility from design through development. Often an applicant with a technical background can easily get stuck focused on one cog in the wheel and not get the exposure to the big picture. Your broader perspective of the product lifecycle surely gave you opportunities to lead, work cross-departmentally, and see things from other perspectives. These would be great stories to share in your application. It also showcases that you are tip-toeing into the type of role you ultimately want post-MBA, if you are being given this …

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    Hi Mr. Aerospace Engineer, Kristen from MBA Prep School here. As a former Sloan adcom, your profile jumps right out at me! I love your stellar academic performance and STEM background, but what really catches my attention is your product responsibility from design through development. Often an applicant with a technical background can easily get stuck focused on one cog in the wheel and not get the exposure to the big picture. Your broader perspective of the product lifecycle surely gave you opportunities to lead, work cross-departmentally, and see things from other perspectives. These would be great stories to share in your application. It also showcases that you are tip-toeing into the type of role you ultimately want post-MBA, if you are being given this ...
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