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Mr. Fresh Perspective

About Me:

LGBTQ, 1st gen English speaker & college graduate. Speak 4 languages. Moved to the US from Dubai 2.5 months after turning 18. Went to high school with students from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Managed/worked with convicts. After gaining inspiration from a Forbes edition in 2009, wanted to change the world ever since.


Undergrad School: Colorado State University

Undergrad Major: Civil Engineering

GPA: 3.0

GRE: 318

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters in Civil Engineering (3.67 GPA), Professional Engineering License (obtained separately)

School Name: Colorado State University

Extracurriculars: Lobbied at US Congress and Senate. Lobbied for Criminal Justice Reform Bill in 2016 that passed recently, and will be doing two more lobbying events before May 2021.

Work History:

Title: Project Engineer/Manager

Industry: Engineering

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

Acted as consultant for 2 different production facilities to increase productivity and reduce product delivery timeline by developing quality control program for concrete structural components. Led a team of up to 2 engineers or 6 skilled laborers at a time. Managed forensic engineering projects producing 15-30% in profit margins. Startup (failed).

Post MBA Goal:

Short term: Bring fresh perspective to MBB regarding International consumer behavior and understand client mentality over varying cultures Long term: Own a firm (7-10 years after graduation) specializing in outer space mining or space tourism. Create non-profit to benefit children in developing nations to gain access to quality education.



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  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi, Mr. Fresh Perspective, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. You have done a lot in a short period of time, and, as your name suggests, you bring a variety of perspectives to the table. Harvard, however, is likely to be a long shot. A 3.0, even in a tough and quantitative major, is likely to give them pause, as will the lower than average GRE. On top of these hurdles, your goals are a little puzzling. MBB will look for high scores/academic stats so the undergrad grade and GRE may hold you back, plus I’m trying to understand where the consumer insights angle matches your background. I might be missing crucial information here, but this seems like a stretch …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Mr. Fresh Perspective. Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    Based on what you have shared in your profile, you definitely have a variety of perspectives to share. Your vision, however, is unclear and it feels like you are putting anything and everything out there to see what ‘sticks.’ You need to get crisp with your story. Why do you want an MBA? What do you bring to a program based on your experience to date? How will an MBA allow you to build on your skills and set you up for success? Where does the interest in outer space mining and space tourism come from? Why do you care about children having access to education.

    Your profile leaves a lot of unanswered questions. …

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