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Mr. Energy Industry

About Me:

Engineer turned management consultant looking to pursue an MBA to gain knowledge in fields of finance/accounting/investing and pivot into investment banking.


Undergrad School: Georgia Tech

Undergrad Major: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

GPA: 3.59

GMAT: 740

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Mentoring/Tutoring for local HS students, Resume and cover letter editing

Work History:

Title: Senior Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 2 mos

Title: Project Manager

Industry: Engineering

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Global Operating Excellence Award from Employer #1 for enhancing onboarding, assimilation, and technical development processes.

Post MBA Goal:

Pivot to investment banking in an energy/infrastructure coverage group.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Chicago Booth, Columbia, London Business School


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 50%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hi Mr. Energy Industry, Kristen from MBA Prep School. You’ve already made a strong pivot from engineering to consulting and it sounds like you were either directed-recruited into a senior consultant role or received a promotion after only a year. Either way, this speaks very highly of your career progression and professional success. I have no doubt you’ll be able to pivot again to IB. Add to that your solid 740 GMAT, academic achievements at Georgia Tech, and volunteer work and you are very well-positioned for admission to your target schools. You’ll want to be sure to address why you are specifically interested in the energy sector and pinpoint specific impacts you have been able to have professionally; the excellence award shows you have these …

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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Mr. Energy Industry, you are bringing a lot to the game with your application to Wharton, from your STEM degree with a solid 3.6 GPA from Georgia Tech and your 740 to your work experience at both a Fortune 10 company and your transition into a global consulting firm. Your goal to leverage your experience in the energy field to pivot to IB makes complete sense and Wharton would be a great place to help you make that transition. And your volunteer work as a mentor and tutor to local HS students puts a lot of heart in this profile. I know there’s more to you than this sparse description suggests, and my bet is that there is only more evidence of a story …

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