Mr. Defense Engineer

About Me:

Systems Engineer in working for a major defense company on a well-known defense product.


Target School: Kellogg SOM

Considering: Ross, INSEAD

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: UT Austin

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.15

GMAT: 760

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Mentoring Low income students in my state on applying to college, Teaching North Korean refugees in South Korea the English language

Work History:

Title: Systems Engineer 2

Industry: Engineering

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 3 mos

Big Life Wins:

Became the point of contact for a significant component of a project my team works on just 4 months into my career. Led small teams on lots of individual projects.

Post MBA Goal:

Looking to pivot to Consulting (preferably MBB) but also open to PM roles at FAANG.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 45%

    Congratulations on that jumbo GMAT. A 760 will get you a lot of attention, very quickly. Twin that with a computer science degree from UT-Austin and you’ve got a solid academic background. The 760 more than offsets your lower GPA of 3.15 in an admittedly tougher subject from a highly selective undergraduate university. And your work for a Fortune Top 10 defense contractor for what I assume is a key product is just icing on the cake for your candidacy. Kellogg is an ideal school to help you make the transition from engineer to MBB consultant. The big issue, frankly, is you. Are you comfortable in your own skin and comfortable meeting and getting to know other people? Do you have a natural curiosity about …

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