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Mr. Hopeful Admit

About Me:

Been in manufacturing right out of school. Seen multiple (4) promotions in 4 years’ time with company. Worked in a union environment for the entirety of my career so far. Want to go into management consulting post-MBA to have greater impact.


Undergrad School: Virginia State School

Undergrad Major: Chem Engineering

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: Waived

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Harvard CORe

School Name: Harvard University

Extracurriculars: Folk Festival Volunteer, SPCA Volunteer, United Day of Caring (Company Sponsored Volunteer Event)

Work History:

Title: Assistant Ops Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Had immigration issues while in school, but managed to graduate first in my class in 3 years’ time while working under the table to support my family. Got into

Post MBA Goal:

Want to go into Management Consulting to have greater impact. Am also open to going into tech.


Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Darden


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Mr. Hopeful Admit – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    Congrats on the outstanding performance during undergrad. I’m particularly impressed that you did this well while dealing with immigration issues and completed the program early. Your 4.0 will catch the eye of admissions committee!

    I’m sure that you have a great story to tell – there are not a lot of business school candidates who come from a union heavy manufacturing background.

    My concern is that your goals are super vague. Wanting to go into management consulting to make a greater impact is not a compelling reason to go to business school. If you want to be sitting in a class this fall, you will need to get more crisp about why you want …

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