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Mr. Midwest Or Bust

About Me:

Engineering design based roles transitioned to commercial sales and managerial positions in a Fortune 50 company. Looking to round out my experience and expand my knowledge base.


Undergrad School: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 740

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Group leader for peers through local church

Work History:

Title: Sales Manager

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Product Support Manager

Industry: Engineering

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Father of triplet boys!

Post MBA Goal:

Accelerating leadership role possibilities and finding new ways to innovate in my current industry


Target School: Tepper

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, Ross, Chicago Booth, Harvard


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Mr. Midwest or Bust – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan here from Stratus.

    Congrats on the solid GMAT. That should help to balance out the softer undergrad performance.

    I think the biggest challenge you will have is explaining why NOW is the right time to get an MBA. With 10 years of work experience you are solidly outside the 80% range with respect to years of experience.

    I encourage you to take a look at either part-time programs (you would be eligble for executive programs) or, if you perfer to attend full-time, 1 year mid-career programs. Part-time may not be an option since adding classes and assignments to your role as father of triplets and your ‘day’ job may turn out to be overwhelming.

    Perhaps you …

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