Mr. Pro Athlete FAANG Engineer

About Me:

I am a retired professional athlete who competed for 5 years out of college before transitioning to software engineering (machine learning-focused) at a FAANG.


Target School: Harvard

Considering: Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Dartmouth College

Undergrad Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.01

GRE: 339

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Graduate Certificate, AI

School Name: Stanford University

Extracurriculars: Professional athlete (Olympic sport)

Work History:

Title: Software Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos

Big Life Wins:

– Broke the Ivy League record and achieved the Olympic Standard in my sporting event.
– Top tier performance at work.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to leverage my time as a software engineer and break into tech entrepreneurship in a leadership role.


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  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 50%

    It is often said that admission officials will blink once but not twice in assessing an applicant’s profile. And let’s be honest: There is no such thing as a perfect application to a highly selective MBA program. You know the only blemish on your profile is your lowish GPA. A 3.01 is considerably below Stanford’s 3.78 average or Harvard Business School’s 3.69. But it is from an Ivy League college and it is in a difficult subject, computer science. In any case, let’s just say admissions blinks once at that GPA. But everything else in your profile is absolutely stellar, from your well-above average GRE score and your time as an athlete to your work experience at a well-known major tech player. You should definitely …

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