Mr. Naval Architect

About Me:

I am a Naval Architect, working in the niche business of maritime emergency response. I have significant international exposure, having worked in the US, Singapore, Malaysia and India. My academic results were great but I do not have a lot in terms of extra-curriculars because the majority of my time is spent on offshore projects in remote areas.


Undergrad School: BITS Pilani

Undergrad Major: Marine Engineering

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 740

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: MS Naval Architecture

School Name: University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Extracurriculars: LGBT Outreach and Volunteering, and CSR Rehabilitation of disaster affected communities.

Work History:

Title: Naval Architect

Industry: Engineering

Company: Marines

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 9 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Part of the team involved in rescuing Indian Navy Vessel
– Won several scholarships in undergrad
– Mentored several juniors as Cadet Captain in undergrad
– Developed many new efficiency tools to improve workplace

Post MBA Goal:

I wish to work in the technology or energy industry in a Strategy or Operations Role in the short term.


Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Ross, Darden, McCombs School of Business, Yale, Chicago Booth


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Naval Architect, this is Julie-Anne Heafey from mbaMission. There’s a lot to like in your profile, and I really like your mix of target schools. Considering you are applying from a highly competitive pool (Indian engineers) and your GMAT is only just slightly above the average at Kellogg, it’s super smart to have a backup plan. Of course, I am also hoping you have good luck with your target school, but I think you have some improvements you can make to your pitch as you’ve captured it here. I’m not sure if you’ve already applied, but when you do, what I’d love to hear more about is your leadership on the job. In the above recap, several of your leadership accomplishments seem …

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