Wharton | Mr. Rates Trader
GMAT 750, GPA 7.6/10
Columbia | Ms. Growth Strategy
GMAT 700, GPA 3.83
Emory Goizueta | Mr. English Teacher
GMAT 680 (plan to re-take), GPA 3.78
Harvard | Mr. Brightside
GMAT 760, GPA 3.93
Harvard | Ms. Social Enterprise/Healthcare
GRE 324, GPA 3.5
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Dyslexic Salesman
GMAT 720, GPA 2.9
Kenan-Flagler | Mr. 10 Years In Finance
GMAT Not Required / Waived, GPA 2.65
McCombs School of Business | Ms. Registered Nurse Entrepreneur
GMAT 630, GPA 3.59
Harvard | Mr. Australian Navy
GMAT 770, GPA 3.74
Harvard | Mr. Supply Chain Photographer
GMAT 700, GPA 3.3
Stanford GSB | Mr. Former SEC Athlete
GMAT 620, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Ms. FMCG Enthusiast Seeking Second MBA
GMAT 730, GPA 3.1
NYU Stern | Ms. Civil Servant To Fortune 50
GRE Writing May 31st, GPA Undergrad: 3.0, Graduate: 3.59
MIT Sloan | Ms. Designer Turned Founder
GMAT 720, GPA 3.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Low GPA To Stanford
GMAT 770, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Strategist
GMAT 750, GPA 73%, top of the class (gold medalist)
Berkeley Haas | Mr. All About Impact
Harvard | Mr. Forbes U30 & Big Pharma
GMAT 640, GPA 3.4
Wharton | Mr. Asset Manager – Research Associate
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Ross | Mr. FP&A
GMAT 730, GPA 3.5
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Ms. Not-For-Profit
INSEAD | Mr. Big Chill 770
GMAT 770, GPA 3-3.2
Harvard | Mr. Captain Mishra
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0
Ross | Mr. Dragon Age
GRE 327, GPA 2.19/4.0
Wharton | Ms. Type-A CPG PM
GMAT 750, GPA 3.42
Harvard | Ms. 2+2 Trader
GMAT 770, GPA 3.9


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!


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.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

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


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 …

    4 weeks ago Read the full review

    Request A FREE Consultation

  • 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 …

    4 weeks ago Read the full review

    Request A FREE Consultation

The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 52%

  • 90% | 4 weeks ago

  • 15% | 4 weeks ago

Rate The Odds of Acceptance