Mr. Outdoorsy Defense Engineer

About Me:

I’m currently a software team lead at a large defense contractor, and currently leading the development of all flight-ready software for a particular module of a military aircraft. Aside from my professional background, I’m big into outdoor adventures – hiking and getting into mountaineering – along with photography.


Target School: Tuck

Considering: Duke Fuqua, MIT Sloan, Harvard

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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: T100 US Engineering School

Undergrad Major: Engineering

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 730

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: MsCS

School Name: Georgia Tech

Extracurriculars: Leadership Role with a STEM nonprofit

Work History:

Title: Software Lead

Industry: Engineering

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Title: Leadership Development Program

Industry: Engineering

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Received an award for my volunteer contributions.
– Graduated from my company’s engineering leadership development program.

Post MBA Goal:

I have a long-term goal of leading a large tech/engineering/manufacturing organization, and a short-term goal of Product Management for a software-focused tech company.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 75%

    For what it’s worth, you sound like an ideal Tuckie. People who gravitate to Dartmouth’s MBA program in Hanover, N.H., are often passionate about the outdoors. So you will, no doubt, find your tribe at Tuck and fit right in. Of course, you have to gain an invite first so let’s get to that. I would urge you to apply early in Round 1 with a complete application by Sept. 1. Why? Because if you are able to meet that deadline, you’ll get a guaranteed interview with the school. That is a key advantage, particularly if you have professional presence, are articulate and thoughtful and self-confident but not cocky. Given the fact you were chosen for a leadership development program by a Fortune 500 company …

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