Mr. Mediocre Scores Great WE

About Me:

Applying for Foster TMMBA (tech mba, average GMAT is 579) 309 GRE, 2.7 GPA from SUNY Binghamton, 9 years of tech WE including 3 years at FAANG. Continuous upward trajectory for career, lots of mentorship/leadership and exhibited throughout career.


Undergrad School: SUNY Binghamton

Undergrad Major: Information Systems

GPA: 2.7

GRE: 309

Age: 36,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian


Work History:

Title: Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Senior Engineer

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Non profit

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Post MBA Goal:

Director of Engineering / Manager.


Status: Open

Considering: McCombs School of Business


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi Mr. Mediocre Scores, this is Kate Richardson with mbaMission. Your WE does sound quite strong and very much in line with what Foster looks for in TMMBA applicants – average is about 10 years, upward trajectory, leadership experience. You check all those boxes. With programs like TMMBA that target more experienced candidates, I typically find that academic pieces of your profile (GRE / GPA) are a bit less important, though still considered. I do worry that the combination of your stats could be a challenge. It would be nice to have a higher GRE to mitigate your GPA. I think your odds come down to how unique your work accomplishments, recommendations, and essay are. If you can communicate a strong fit with the program …

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