Mr. Petrophysicist

About Me:

28-year-old Petrophysicist working for a Fortune 10 oil company. I have obtained a degree in Petroleum Geology and a masters in Petroleum engineering, which I have used to excel within the oil industry and into leadership.


Undergrad School: University of Oklahoma

Undergrad Major: Petroleum Geology

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 720

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters of Petroleum Engineering

School Name: University of Oklahoma

Extracurriculars: Corporate Agility Leader, New Hire President

Work History:

Title: Petrophysicist

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

Major wins include being the lead petrophysicist for 10 exploration wells while being a key factor for the discovery of 600 million barrels of recoverable oil. Other big wins include excelling in a leadership opportunity, publishing and presenting many papers within the oil industry, and developing patents.

Post MBA Goal:

Post MBA goals include obtaining a job as an investment banker at a top banking firm to ultimately starting my own investment firm.


Target School: Wharton

Status: Open

Considering: Harvard, Chicago Booth, Columbia, MIT Sloan


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 15%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Mr. Petrophysicist – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    The name you selected for yourself gave me a bit of pause and I was curious. I’ve worked with many oil and gas applicants, even a geophysicist, but was unfamiliar with the term. While your stats are right at the averages, your challenge will be to explain WHY you want an MBA and WHY you want to make a move into investment banking.

    What you have shared here (which I understand is limited) shows a very one-dimensional profile – all oil, all the time – school, work, publications, patents. Beyond your background in oil, what do you bring to a cohort? Given the price of oil, I suspect that the application pool will …

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