Mr. Platoon Commander

About Me:

Combat Engineer Platoon Commander with a demonstrated history of working in the military industry. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Project Finance, Public Speaking, BIM software, Construction Estimating, and Microsoft Project . Strong military professional with a Construction Science degree that is focused in Project Management.


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Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Texas A&M

Undergrad Major: Construction Science

GPA: 3.1

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Corps of Cadets, Lonestar Mens Rugby Club

Work History:

Title: Platoon Commander

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Marines

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Continually worked through ought college while sustaining an acceptable GPA in a rigorous program while obtaining multiple leadership positions throughout the Corps of Cadets (Military Cadet Program). Continually supported a platoon in their combat readiness in regards to general engineering, mobility, counter-mobility, and survivability.

Post MBA Goal:

Post-MBA I dream to work in Technology or Investment Banking, still deciding which industry my skills will be most effective in.


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The Experts Rate The Odds At: 25%

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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Platoon Commander,
    Impressive credentials! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. I think your leadership experiences in the Marines will resonate with AdCom. Also, don’t underestimate your technical skills supporting your platoon in mobility, logistics and operations. The key is to describe your experiences in a way that helps AdCom understand how they will translate to your future career goals. Specifically, how will an MBA fit into the picture? AdCom will be interested in knowing why MBA and why now? Be sure to describe specific knowledge or skills that you’d like to learn that will help you reach your future goals. Further, do consider explaining how you arrived at your post-MBA goals. Whether it’s technology or investment banking, perhaps consider talking with ex-military contacts in …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Platoon Commander, I agree that your military experience will be viewed favorably by MBA programs and that you have some very transferrable skills of project management, project finance and Excel skills—not to mention strong leadership. I encourage you to reach out to students in veteran’s clubs at the programs that interest you most and ask what companies hire a lot of veterans. Go one step further and find out what some of these people do in tech vs investment banking and ask yourself what sounds more interesting as they describe their work. I think Kellogg could be a great program for you as there are many options for experiential learning. I think it is important you find programs with strong career management centers …

    3 years ago Read the full review

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