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Candidate:

Mr. Dragon Age

About Me:

I am a hands-on engineering expert and people driving machine. I love integrating technology (my passion) with people to bring about exciting results.
I am the only one to get selected for P&G out of 1500 university students despite having a poor GPA due to very tough circumstances. I continued to freely and enthusiastically implement drastic improvements in BAT & P&G resulting in a high-flying career.

Details:

Undergrad School: Pakistan Top Engineering University

Undergrad Major: Electrical Engineering

GPA: 2.19/4.0

GRE: 327

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Innovated a new Drone Technology - currently leading a startup part-time & patenting the innovation, Blood Donation Drive for people in need

Work History:

Title: Primary Manufacturing Manager

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Utilities Unit Leader & Project Engineer

Industry: CPG

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

1. A revolutionary Vertical Takeoff & Landing Drone invention – Currently patenting the tech.
2. First & only one to get selected for P&G out of 1500 students.
3. In 2020, I was handpicked by senior leadership to solve a notorious problem (my predecessor was fired because of this), & I managed to deliver 200% improvement in 3 months.

Post MBA Goal:

Operations & Manufacturing Consultancy to capitalize on my problem solving and managerial skills.

Schools:

Target School: Ross

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 12%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Dragon Age, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. I do think Ross could be a tough target with your GPA; in an earlier year, you might have managed to break through given your other accomplishments, but this year has been very challenging for many applicants. I hope you are broadening your list to include other schools! That said, I really love your excellent impact at work and your upward trajectory at a classic CPG firm. I agree that you might benefit from additional pre-MBA coursework — getting an A can help show readiness for an MBA now…and don’t forget to use the optional essay to explain context without excuses for your undergraduate grades. I’d also make sure to bring your …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Mr. Dragon Age – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    I’ll get right to the point. Your undergrad performance could be a non-starter at any T15 program. I spent many years reviewing applications from Pakistani candidates during my time at Duke Fuqua and noticed that nearly everyone had a terrible GPA (but none as low as yours). While your strong GRE helps, you need to take a pre-MBA math course (possibly more than one) and get an A to demonstrate that you are a different student today than you were as an undergrad. Use the optional essay to explain (but not excuse) your poor performance.

    Beyond your GPA, there is a lot to like. You have clearly made an impact through your work …

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