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Mr. Certain Engineering Financial Analyst

About Me:

I am a scholarship graduate from a top Australian University.

I haven’t done any tests yet and have a very low GPA. How can I compensate for it? I can try scoring high on either of the tests, but will that help overlooking poor grades at first bachelor’s? My second bachelor’s is from a no-name uni, but it is a state university, I hope that will help.


Undergrad School: Australian National University

Undergrad Major: Renewable energy

GPA: 2.52

GMAT: 700

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Finance bach

School Name: No name in KZ

Extracurriculars: Consulting and Sports.

Work History:

Title: Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Head of PMO

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

– Managed to bring two parties together for a huge project on energy efficiency. I got the signatures from the international investor and the operator from the municipality.
– Received a scholarship to complete my first degree.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to attract investments and start changing and shaping my community


Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Mr. Certain Engineering Financial Analyst,
    Nice going on the energy efficiency project you’re leading. This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission and GSB alum. I like that you’re in a non-traditional industry for business school. As you put your apps together, be sure to articulate why you’re seeking an MBA – what specific skills / knowledge do you want to learn at GSB that will help you achieve your future career goals? Additionally, with your low GPA, if there were any circumstances that affected your grades, do consider explaining them in the Optional Essay. The Admissions Committee will also want to see evidence of strong academic capability to ensure that you can handle the rigorous coursework at school. So doing well on your GMAT or GRE …

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