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Candidate:

Mr. Beer Guy

About Me:

Its all about impact for me. Performed pharma research while in school to lower cost of making drugs in third world countries (AIDS, Malaria). Been in Big beer manufacturing (60 month at matriculation of program). Have had 4 promotions in 3.5 years while managing in a strong union environment. Am head of maint. in role (80 union techs + 5 engrs).

Details:

Undergrad School: Virginia State School

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineer

GPA: 4.0

GRE: 306

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: HBX CORe

School Name: HBX Online

Extracurriculars: SPCA Volunteer, United Way

Work History:

Title: Assistant Operations Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Business Process Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Graduated 3 yrs with a 4.0 in Chem E while working and supporting myself through school. Not to mention was the sole provider for my younger brother and mother.

Post MBA Goal:

Want to go into management consulting or BIG TECH! The way that the world is changing tech will continue to grow to have a greater impact and I want to be part of it. I view Pinchai as an example to follow (No name engineer grows to be CEO of Google).

Schools:

Target School: NYU Stern

Status:

Considering: Columbia, Kellogg, Ross

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 40%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    You gotta love a beer guy. So gaining 4 promotions in 3.5 years is quite an accomplishment. Typically, it’s rare that someone in the role of managing maintenance is an ideal candidate for a top business school. But I think you are the exception, given your fast rate of promotion and your story. Having earned your degree in three years with a 4.0, no less, while working and supporting yourself and being the sole provider for your younger brother and mother makes me want to give you a hug. I think NYU Stern’s admission people will feel the same way.

    8 months ago
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 30%

    Hi Mr. Beer Guy, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. First, wish we could have a pint to discuss your profile as it sounds really interesting. I, myself, once started out to be a chemical engineer and have such respect for those who made it through – not to mention a 4.0 in 3 years while supporting yourself and your family through school. In addition to your rapid promotions at work, what stands out to me is the size of the team you manage as well as your experience managing in a union environment. Both are not often seen in other engineering applicants – I think this is to your advantage. I’d love to know more about your SPCA and United Way involvement – have you …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 40%

  • 5% | 5 months ago

    See the gre as an issue
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    Gre impact?
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    Is the GRE a concern?
  • 15% | 8 months ago

    I can't agree with the other high ratings. Your GPA is great - especially from a tough major. But your GRE is very, very low. Your GRE is more standard deviations below the mean than your GPA is above it - and GMAT matters more than GPA to begin with. So I see this as an uphill battle - a battle made more difficult by you being an ORM. And as a chemical engineer that worked in the beverage industry - maybe you can spin fast promotions as your "difference maker" - but I know it's relatively common. 10% odds. 15% at best.
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