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Mr. Software Engineer

About Me:

I pursued mechanical engineering and am currently working in a reputed automotive company in India based out of England as a software engineer. I wish to get an MBA in the U.S. and settle there.


Undergrad School: IIT Delhi

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 4.0

GMAT: 760

Age: 22,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Football Team Captain, Technical Fest Coordinator

Work History:

Title: Software Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Pivot to Investment Banking.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Wharton, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, Yale


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 12%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. You have many strong elements to your profile that MBA admission committees will love – outstanding academics, strong extracurricular leadership in college, and an engineering job at a top firm.

    That said, you have under 2 years of work experience, which is on the early side for applicants to these top programs (at which students have completed an average of 4-6 years of work experience upon matriculation). I think you’ll be a stronger candidate a year or two from now, once you’ve had a chance to make more impact and progression in your current role. And in that timeframe, I’d do some deep reflection on your career goals – why do you want to switch to banking …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi Mr. Software Engineer, This is Donna Bauman with Stratus Admissions and I am happy to weigh in on your profile. I agree with the other expert who noted that while your GMAT score is awesome, your work experience is on the lighter side currently. I do think there might be an MBA program that could be interested in your with 2-3 yrs of work experience, but I am not certain that it would be HBS. Given that you want to make a significant career shift, I suggest you look at MBA programs where you can get strong support from career management and a lot of experiential learning. I could see UCLA Anderson (with its top rated Parker Career Management Center) or Michigan Ross (with …

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