Mr. Senior Energy Engineer

About Me:

Senior energy engineer who has been working in the US for the past 4 years. Hyper focused towards energy efficiency. Helped set-up/facilitate/provide technical assistance to various energy efficiency programs for utilities across the US. I’m on track to receive a program manager title at my current company. Immigrated to US from India for masters.


Undergrad School: BITS Pilani (India)

Undergrad Major: Electrical and Electronics Engineering

GPA: 2.5

GMAT: 710

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: M.S. Energy SystemsEngineering

School Name: San Francisco State University, GPA (3.73)


Work History:

Title: Senior Energy Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Title: Senior Energy Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

– Helped struggling businesses stay afloat by reducing their energy costs via energy efficiency. – In a period of 2 years identified 15 million kWh of energy savings (Equivalent of taking 10,000 homes off the grid for a year). – Setup an offshore office for my company in India to break new (energy efficiency) ground.

Post MBA Goal:

– General consulting with energy utilities market focus. – Possibly start something of my own in the energy industry with a focus on energy efficiency.


Target School: Darden

Status: Open

Considering: Duke Fuqua, Ross


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Senior Energy Engineer, Julie-Anne Heafey here with mbaMission. I am so glad to hear of your passion for energy efficiency. I assume you’ve converted your GPA from the BITS Pilani norm and that your average was something in the 60-something percent? This is a bit below the norm of MBA applicants from this type of school, and on top of it, your GMAT is not very much over the norm for Darden. I’d retake if you possibly can, because normally for a tough-competition category, the average score would be a step higher within that group than it is in the norm. They are counting on brilliant Indian engineers to raise up the average score! I also worry about your …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 25%

    Hi Mr. Senior Energy Engineer, Thanks for reaching out for a profile review. This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and I am glad to share my thoughts with you. I see a passion for energy efficiency in your background, something that is becoming increasingly important. I would try to let that passion and your impact around energy efficiency shine so brightly in your application that the admissions team doesn’t have as much time to think about your stats. It helps that you did well in your Masters program. Be sure you also clarify why you need an MBA since you are already now working in your desired field

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