Mr. Product Development Engineer

About Me:

Research and Development Engineer with experience in a couple of industries including manufacturing and Power/Energy. My roles have consisted of designing products, to verifying product designs with increasing scope and difficulty. In my current role, I verify and test new product designs on product lines in the 40M to 150M annual sales range.


Undergrad School: Top 100 Private Engineering School

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.8

GMAT: Requirement Waived

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering (3.4 gpa)

School Name: Top 20 State School

Extracurriculars: Mathematics Tutor for Athletes, Undergraduate Honors Program, Member of Fraternity during Undergrad

Work History:

Title: Research and Development Engineer

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Mechanical Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

A couple of big life wins include becoming the co-inventor of a patent during my undergraduate studies, and helping launch multiple products that sell millions of dollars every year and impact thousands of people globally.

Post MBA Goal:

My goal of getting an MBA is to pivot my career from research and development engineering roles to Investment Banking.


Target School: Emory Goizueta

Status: Invited to Interview

Considering: Ross

Invited to Interview: Ross


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 65%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 65%

    Hi Mr. Product Development Engineer, this is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and I want to congratulate you on your invitations to interview at Goizueta and Ross. I’d say your odds are now much improved of being accepted given that you made the interview stage. Given your goal to pivot from R&D to investment banking, I think it is great that you picked schools like Ross with strong experiential learning through the MAP program and a school like Goizueta that has a lot of relationships with investment banks in Atlanta. I also like Anderson because of their strong Parker Career Management center and also a school like UNC Kenan-Flagler has some great resources to help you make the transition to investment banking. I think your …

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