Mr. Chief Engineer

About Me:

I graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Due to life events for a brief period in college, I had an overall GPA that was affected and I graduated with a 2.8 on a 4 point scale. Professionally, I have been promoted twice to an Engineer 3 level in 3 years, ahead of the standard 7 years to reach this.


Target School: Columbia

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: University of Michigan

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 2.8

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White


Work History:

Title: Product Development Engineer II/III

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Design Engineer I/II

Industry: Automotive

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Within the first 6 months of my first job I was given the responsibility of handling the entirety of our Ford programs, becoming the lead engineer for over 1 million units per year, largest total out of all 200+ engineers in my section. I have been made the Chief engineer of a brand new product in my new position and have a US Patent in my name.

Post MBA Goal:

My desire is to become a business analyst, helping my company and clients reach maximum profits and achieve all goals that have been set. Ultimately, I want to be an account manager of a certain business sector, making an impact on an entire industry.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, Mr. Chief Engineer, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. Wow, it sounds like you’ve built some impressive momentum professionally. Your work achievements in an industry outside of finance/consulting, plus a solid GMAT score, are strong factors in your favor. On the negative side, it is very, very difficult to gain an acceptance at an M7 2-year MBA program with a GPA below 3.0 (though they’ll certainly take into account that you were pursuing a tough major at a top school). Take advantage of the optional essay to explain the extenuating circumstances you faced. I’m also a little worried about your lack of extracurriculars because schools want students who will contribute to their community, so think about what you can …

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