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Candidate:

Mr. Indian Telecom ENG

About Me:

I work with a global telecom company(Ericsson) as a Technical Leader. I handle the software development, team management and stakeholder management for my team of 8 engineers. The features that I have developed are currently in use by some of the largest telecom operators in the world – AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Reliance Jio, Airtel, etc.

Details:

Undergrad School: Visvesvaraya Technological University

Undergrad Major: Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communication

GPA: 3.56

GRE: 340

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: I actively write on platforms like Quora and Medium. I have written over 730 articles on Medium with over 4 million views. I have written over 4000 answers on Quora with over 12 million views. I have also written and published my own novel on Amazon Kindle., I have worked as a volunteer product manager alongside my full time job for an australian social impact startup and helped scale the number of users to 10X in 1 year., I have worked as a volunteer product analyst alongside my full time job for a startup that helps people understand the basics of movement and makes them understand the perils of prolonged sitting.

Work History:

Title: Technical Leader

Industry: Technology

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 9 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

I was successfully able to help an Australian startup scale their product to 10X users within a year. I helped in redesigning their UI which improved user retention by 30%. I have been approached by prominent publications like Vox to write articles. This happened because they came across my work on Medium and Quora.

Post MBA Goal:

I intend to work as a Product Manager at a Tech giant post my MBA.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Considering: UCLA Anderson, Darden

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Hi Mr. Indian Telecom ENG, this is Julie-Anne Heafey with mbaMission. Wow! I’m impressed with your prolific output. I also want to congratulate you on a monster GRE score. Both are worthy of praise. On the challenge side, however, I think some other things are likely to hold you back at Stanford. First, you are on the older side for GSB. Some schools are a little more tolerant of older candidates in the MBA program, but at Stanford, they are much more likely to encourage you to consider the MSX applicant pool, not the MBA. Second, you are in a highly overrepresented applicant pool with tough competition. Within that, you may be held back by minor …

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  • 75% | 5 months ago

    Honestly, I think you have a good chance at some M7s, especially MIT Sloan given your engineering background, strong work experience and high GRE score.

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