Mr. Marine Pilot

About Me:

I am a US Marine Corps pilot and have completed one combat deployment to the Middle East. Following my military commitment, I am looking to attend a full-time MBA program starting in the fall of 2024. My plan is to apply to Harvard Business School, Chicago Booth, and Michigan Ross.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Chicago Booth, Ross, Wharton, Kellogg SOM

Invited to Interview: Chicago Booth, Ross, Wharton, Kellogg SOM

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Invited to Interview


Undergrad School: United States Naval Academy

Undergrad Major: Ocean Engineering

GPA: 3.98

GMAT: 750

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Habitat for Humanity

Work History:

Title: Captain

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Marines

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

I was designated as an aircraft commander and instructor pilot ahead of peers and successfully integrated the squadron into multiple joint-force exercises.

Post MBA Goal:

Following my MBA, I plan to enter consulting in the Aerospace and Defense field.


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

    Mr. Marine Pilot,
    First off, let me say you present an ideal profile for the schools you are targeting. You’re 3.98 GPA from the U.S. Naval Academy and your 750 GMAT are well above the class averages for all your schools. And your work experience as a US Marine Corps pilot a combat deployment to the Middle East is stellar. Your involvement in Habitat For Humanity is also a plus. Yet, as you know, elite MBA admissions can sometimes be a random game. Your candidacy will be dependent on what other military vets are in the applicant pool for a particular school. It’s a real plus that you are a domestic applicant, by the way, because domestic candidates are down significantly right now and schools are …

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