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Mr. Structural Engineer

About Me:

Licensed forensic structural engineer who loves writing and relishes being a problem solver. My idea of success is defined in terms of the value my endeavors bring to the lives of the people around me. Looking to pivot towards a broader consulting role at MBB. Aiming to retake the GMAT for a 700+ score.


Undergrad School: University of Pune

Undergrad Major: Civil & Structural Engineering

GPA: 3.2

GMAT: 680

Age: 30,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Science, Civil Engineering, 3.0 GPA

School Name: Georgia Institute of Technology

Extracurriculars: Club President (Undergrad)- Organised activities, events such as debates, group discussions within the school and prepared students for events in other colleges. Served as President for in Senior Year

Work History:

Title: Project Engineer

Industry: Engineering

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) Successfully dealing with multiple stakeholders as lead in the investigation of construction & design defects in a mid-rise concrete residential building in Chicago (~$1M)
2) Closely worked as a part of and led structural engineering efforts in the construction of a 550,000 Sq ft student housing dorm in Miami (Multi million dollar project)

Post MBA Goal:

Aim to expand into a general consulting at MBB, leveraging my background in construction to impact larger scale infrastructural projects, with a focus on sustainable construction practices.


Target School: Kellogg

Status: Open

Considering: Darden


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Structural Engineer, Melisa here from Stratus Admissions. Sounds like you’ve been a part of some really large and interesting construction challenges. And I believe that while construction has started to look for opportunities to improve technology and processes, it is just the tip of the iceberg. So let’s hit our biggest obstacle first – your ‘quant’ stats. It sounds like you are planning to take the GMAT again, and I think this is important for you. With your lower than class GPA averages for both undergrad and grad school, a strong GMAT score could help here. While I can see how MBB would be a natural progression for you, I’d love to hear more about your career aspirations and how further consulting will …

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    Indian engineers with a 3.2/680 don’t go to Kellogg. What’s even scarier is your low graduate GPA, since graduate classes are easier.

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