Mr. Car Engineer

About Me:

First generation immigrant. Came to the US by myself when I was 17. Had experiences working in various roles inside the automotive (both hardware and software).


Undergrad School: UC San Diego

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.6

GRE: 324

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master

School Name: UC Berkeley

Extracurriculars: Local Community Service / Help middle school teens with their STEM subjects

Work History:

Title: Design Engineer

Industry: Automotive

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Got both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 4 years. Successful internal transition to a software development role. Two Patents.

Post MBA Goal:

Transition to the business side of the self-driving industry. Ideal position: Product Manager/Operation Manager at Waymo or Cruise.


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: Berkeley Haas


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Car Engineer, This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions weighing in on your profile. I am very impressed with your success in coming here to the US at 17 and being a first generation immigrant and doing so well in college at UCSD and getting 2 degrees in 4 years. You have a great background in engineering to be able to work as a product manager in the self-driving industry. Having the prior automotive experience is very helpful. Beyond Haas and GSB, you should consider Ross because of its proximity to the roots of the automotive industry and if you are really interested in the west coast then I would add Anderson too and consider McCombs. For GSB be sure you put some …

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