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Mr. Tech Leader

About Me:

I am a technology project leader with a background in mechanical engineering and I have worked as an individual technical contributor for over 11 years. I was recently relieved from my job due to COVID19 and want to use this opportunity to improve my understanding of business fundamentals.


Undergrad School: University of Madras

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 3.5

GMAT: 690

Age: 39,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: PhD

School Name: Missouri University of Science and Technology


Work History:

Title: Engineer

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 9 yrs, 3 mos

Title: Consultant

Industry: Engineering

Company: Energy company

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 11 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Move into the medical devices or energy storage industry as a senior management executive.


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 10%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 10%

    First off, let me say how sorry I am to hear of your misfortune due to COVID. Many people all over the world have been furloughed due to the pandemic and a good number of them are now applying to business schools to upgrade their skills. Unfortunately, in your case, you will have a tough time of it due largely to your age. You will be 40 at matriculation and there are very few 40-something MBA students at the schools you have targeted. Generally, the schools would expect you to apply to their Executive MBA programs and not their full-time MBA options. There are other MBA programs that would be more open to accepting someone at your age but they are not ranked as high …

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