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Candidate:

Mr. Deferred Hispanic Engineer

About Me:

Hello! I am currently in the last year of my undergraduate studies and applying to deferred admission MBA programs. I have completed three co-op rotations in a variety of roles including manufacturing, quality, and process engineering. I have accepted a post-graduation role with a Fortune 100 aerospace firm (Boeing/LM).

Please let me know if there are things I can do to strengthen my application or any other schools I should consider. Any sort of feedback would be appreciated! Thank you!

Details:

Undergrad School: Top 50 Public University

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering

GPA: 3.88

GMAT: 760

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Extracurriculars: Social Media Committee for Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Member of Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Work History:

Title: Quality Engineering Co-Op

Industry: Aerospace

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 5 mos

Title: Process Engineering Co-Op

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Worked part-time my entire college career while studying full-time in order to support myself. As a co-op with F500 aerospace company, exceeded expectations, trained 12 new hires, and cut onboarding time in half. Helped organize a large regional conference for SHPE with hundreds of attendees. Will be first in the family to attend graduate school.

Post MBA Goal:

I would like to leverage my technical background and work with a tech company, possibly as a PM. Also considering consulting or startups. Down the line, I would like to move into a strategy or director role and foster early career development. I would also like to donate my time to mentor underrepresented groups and serve as a role model.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Columbia, Darden, MIT Sloan, Tepper, Wharton

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Deferred Hispanic Engineer,
    Impressive background! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think you have a lot of strengths in your profile – excellent academics (GPA, GMAT), strong professional experience (congrats on the F100 offer), and outstanding student leadership experiences. I also love your strong work ethic supporting yourself with a job while doing well academically in college. As you put your apps together, be sure to explain why you are looking to pivot into tech / consulting down the road. With your aerospace background, would you be looking for a tech company in a related field? Schools are looking for your career goals to be achievable given your background and skillset. I suggest connecting the dots for AdCom and adding more specificity if …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Deferred Hispanic Engineer, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. You have a lot of what I like to see in a deferred applicant: strong stats, strong leadership and strong internship (co-op for you) experience.Working through school demonstrates your work ethic and will be valued by schools (especially with your grades in chem eng!) Congrats on your position in aerospace after college – I can imagine there are so many interesting things going on in aerospace right now. As a deferred applicant, you don’t have to know all of your career plans, but you need to show you’ve thought through how an MBA fits into your career plan. So you will want to explain, why technology and why PM. What skills will you gain …

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