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Mr. Airline Engineer

About Me:

Two years at a major aircraft manufacturer followed by a transition to the airline industry for a job with much higher responsibilities.


Undergrad School: Prestigeous Aerospace Institution, but not known outside of Aerospace

Undergrad Major: Aerospace Engineering

GPA: 3.73

GMAT: 730

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Ice Hockey Team Member, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics

Work History:

Title: Aircraft Line Engineer

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 4 mos

Title: Aircraft Reliability Engineer

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Sextupled the amount of prevented flight cancellations for technical issues for my office at my airline. Was born with a severe limb malformation that did not stop me from playing ice hockey through college.

Post MBA Goal:

Professional goal is to transition from my role in engineering to a role in Network Strategy at a major US Airline. Want to stay in the airline industry and help us out of the Covid-19 crisis.


Target School: Ross

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, Darden, NYU Stern, Georgetown McDonough

Invited to Interview: Georgetown McDonough


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 58%

  • The MBA Exchange Odds Assessment: 60%

    Hi Mr. Airline Engineer! This is Talon Rindels, Sr. Admissions Consultant at The MBA Exchange. If I were a betting woman, I’d say you are in at Ross! And, you have a shot at the others on your list as well. You have the stats to get in, with +10 points on their GMAT average and nearly +.25 points on GPA, so check the box there, even if from a school that they may not necessarily recognize. Based on your history/goal, you sure seem passionate about the airline industry, especially if it’s genuine that you want to remain in the industry through the undoubtedly challenging years ahead. But, I think this will really make your application stand out. …

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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 70%

    Hi Mr. Airline Engineer, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. Wow! I really like what I see here – you have a unique profile, some impressive accomplishments, and the kind of grit and heart that makes great essays. Are you a Round 3 applicant? I don’t think you’ll have trouble convincing the AdComs of your passion for flight since your entire career has been spent in aerospace, but I do think you’ll have to show sensitivity to the many different challenges ahead and have some ideas of where you can be most helpful. I think your chances are good, and the interview invite at Georgetown is a positive sign. Best of luck!

    8 months ago

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Hi Mr. Airline Engineer, it’s Lisa Cummings from Stratus Admissions. Embry-Riddel grad?
    If so, don’t assume people won’t have heard of it, give yourself credit. If you want to continue in the airline industry whether is it Embry-Riddle or another institution, won’t employers have heard of it? Either way your solid stats and interesting life story will help you craft a solid application. And kudos to you for overcoming difficulties to achieve athletic goals! I’d love to hear more about your career path, how you transitioned from manufacturing to industry and what the impetus was behind the switch. It sounds like you had a good impact on flight cancelations, how were you able to achieve that. What leadership roles …

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