Candidate:

Mr. NASA To Start-Up

About Me:

Management consultant (Bain), Swiss, fluent in German, Italian, English + Spanish/ French. Background in Mechanical/ Energy Eng. from ETH Zurich. Received a full scholarship for the top 2% of students (Excellence Scholarship) at ETH Zurich for my Master in Robotics. Researched localization algorithms for robots at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab and MIT.

Schools:

Target School: INSEAD

Considering: Stanford GSB, Harvard, Wharton

See More Profiles For: INSEAD

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: ETH Zurich

Undergrad Major: Mechanical/ Energy Engineering

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Science in Robotics

School Name: ETH Zurich

Extracurriculars: Passionate about cycling, running and coding

Work History:

Title: Senior Associate Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos

Title: Robotics Researcher

Industry: Technology

Company: NASA/ MIT

Length of Employment: 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

Biggest life achievements: – Opportunity to research at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/ MIT – computer vision/ AI algorithms for robots – Being selected for the Excellence Scholarship and Opportunity Programme of the ETH Foundation – top 2% scholarship.

Post MBA Goal:

My passion is connecting emerging technologies to the needs of society/ companies/ individuals. The ideal placement would be in a hard-tech start-up (think Fusion energy, CO2 capturing tech, Water desalination, Agri-tech, etc.) – working on commercialisation of emerging technologies.

Odds:

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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 35%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. There is a LOT to like about your profile – so cool that you’ve worked at NASA and in consulting, and business schools will love that combination. What the schools will be even more interested in is the impact you’ve made in each of your organizations, so make sure to communicate this clearly on your resume and in your applications. I really admire the passion behind your post-MBA goals, and I think they’ll resonate with the admissions committee – be sure to mention a couple target companies that have relationships with each of these schools.

    I think you are a competitive candidate for INSEAD, but to increase your odds for HBS/GSB/Wharton, I recommend retaking the GMAT to boost …

    4 years ago Read the full review
  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 35%

    Mr NASA, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. Your work and academic history will be very interesting to admissions committees and your post MBA goal sounds reasonable. What is the driver in connecting technology with people- I’d like to know more. Your extracurriculars focus on things you like to do, are you involved in any groups or communities outside of work? If so, what is the connection? With your experience and stats, you should have odds that are above INSEAD’s averages but I would estimate your chances at Stanford, HBS, GSB and Wharton to be considerably lower

    4 years ago

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