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Mr. Brazilian Black Engineer

About Me:

I am an young black brazilian but experienced professional in Account Management (+5 years). Ecolab (5 years) and Tetra Pak (1,5 years). I have experience making deals with Global Accounts in Food & Beverage sector: Nestle, Cargill,Unilever and Heinz. I am the youngest professional in my team (50 people Technical Sales)


Undergrad School: University of Uberaba

Undergrad Major: Industrial Engineer

GPA: 3.1

GMAT: 705

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Extracurriculars: President - Industrial Club, Teaching violin in church

Work History:

Title: Account Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Title: Sales Specialist

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Responsible for deploying a new product in Americas Area (US, Mex, Brazil) BUdget 3 Millions Dollars – Despite my early age i have received 3 accelerated promotions in my career. Since Inter, Account Executive, Account Manager and now i am a Sales Specialist.

Post MBA Goal:

– Management Consultancy – Leadership Development Program (Heinz, Cargill, P&G, Ab Inbev)


Target School: Cornell Johnson

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth, Darden


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 45%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hello Mr. Brazilian Black Engineer! Krista Nannery from mbaMission here.
    It seems like you have some great experience with some of the world’s leading CPG brands. Make sure this is clear in your application as b-schools really respect deep exposure to these brands. I also love that you launched a new product for the Americas…make sure your resume tells that story. While Account Management/Sales can be a somewhat non-typical MBA path, I think the fact that you are a URM and have been realistic with your school choices — well, I think you’ll have options in this process.
    I have a question for you about your GMAT though…705 does not exist as a GMAT score! So it makes it hard to really evaluate exactly where you …

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  • The MBA Exchange | Odds Assessment: 40%

    Hi there! It’s Stephanie Horn, Master Consultant with the MBA Exchange and recent Poets and Quants “Top 10 Admissions Consultants”. You have several encouraging aspects to your profile. You have an engineering major, and you have strong work experience dealing with top-tier brands. Your GPA and test scores are solid, if not outstanding. Retaking the GMAT would help with a school like Booth. Candidate with a sales background can struggle with demonstrating leadership and impact outside of deal making (the nature of the work means there’s often no exposure to implementation). Make sure you demonstrate how you’ve build a strong sales team and worked to improve the effectiveness of your department and its interactions with other parts of the business. Cornell is a good target …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 52%

  • 55% | 2 months ago

    Academic performance is ok, but engineering background and length of employment is definitely a bonus. The engineering background should play well at Cornell and I feel that management consultancy after graduation is definitely an achievable goal. I would like to know more in terms of extra curricular activities.
  • 50% | 2 months ago

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