Mr. Pharma Engineer

About Me:

In 2018, I graduated from Thapar University (one of India’s Top private engineering schools, with a chemical engineering undergrad (B.E). I have worked in the core pharmaceutical manufacturing industry for the past 3 years. I started my career in quality assurance, worked for 2 years, then switched to process engineering. I am currently undergoing lean six sigma GB certification.

I am mostly aiming for India B schools, such as ISB and NUS as well.


Undergrad School: Thapar University

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engg

GPA: 6.3

GRE: 315

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: IMMOLATION LAN GAMING SOCIETY IN UNIVERSITY | Organizing member, VOLUNTEER | Art of Living Yes Plus course.

Work History:

Title: QA Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Indian Pharmaceutical firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Sr Process Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Indian Pharmaceutical firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

In my previous firm, I reduced manual calc. work at my workplace by leveraging excel; developing several calc sheets and goal seek tools, thereby reducing manual pen/paper work. During my first job in QA, I requalified several old types of equipment and revamped documentation for an upcoming USFDA audit.

Post MBA Goal:

Seeking to work in manufacturing, Ops(business) excellence/consulting.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open


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    Hi Mr. Pharma Engineer,
    It looks like you are an efficiency expert at work! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I like that you’re doing well at work in a differentiated area of expertise. You also have other strengths in your profile including being a student leader. For a competitive school like HBS, you will want to try to get a more competitive GRE score – the average at HBS is around 330. As you are still early in your career, do consider retaking the GRE to boost your score. In addition, I recommend engaging more actively in your community. What might be some causes that you are passionate about? Perhaps consider volunteering for community organizations that will allow you to give back? Better yet, if …

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