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Mr. Data Savvy Engineer

About Me:

I am an engineer and a data scientist. 3 years of experience in the field of water treatment on construction projects in the Middle East. 2 years of experience in data analytics with startups in fintech & transportation.


Undergrad School: American University of Beirut

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 2.92

GRE: 316

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Certificate in Data Science

School Name: NYC Data Science Academy

Extracurriculars: Long distance runner, Red Cross (Volunteering for humanitarian assignments)

Work History:

Title: Process Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 4 mos

Title: Data Scientist

Industry: Supply Chain / Logistics

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Big Life Wins:

1. Led hundreds of construction assignments of varied nature as a junior. 2. Successfully learned how to code on my own and transitioned into data science.

Post MBA Goal:

1. To work in data science in a management consulting firm


Target School: INSEAD

Status: Open

Considering: Columbia


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 15%

    You have a really fascinating background as an engineer and a data scientist. Your international experience, starting with your undergraduate degree in Beirut, and then your three years on construction projects in the Middle East will be very much in your favor at INSEAD. So will your two additional years of experience in data analytics with startups in fintech & transportation. At INSEAD, however, faculty play a critical role in admissions. And they are unlikely to be all that impressed with a 2.9 GPA, even in as rigorous a field as mechnical engineering, or your 316 GRE. INSEAD does not publish GRE score data and only recently began to accept the GRE. But for some perspective, your 316 GRE is the class average at UNC …

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