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Candidate:

Mr. Techie Turning Tides

About Me:

Graduated from USC’s engineering school with project distinctions, BS and MS in computer engineering. After working for small engineering firms started my own company in 2014, raised some seed money, and made it into national headlines. Company tanked, joined large tech firm in San Diego, still harbor passion for ceramics, frisbee, choir.

Details:

Undergrad School: USC

Undergrad Major: Computer Engineering

GPA: 3.35

GRE: TBD

Age: 32,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Product Management Certificate

School Name: Cornell online programs

Extracurriculars: Ceramics, Art, President of San Diego Radio Controlled Club

Work History:

Title: Staff Software Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Took passion for radio-controlled helicopters with the founding of “flying GoPro” company in 2014. Built a stellar team and rubbed shoulders with funding big-wigs. Proved to myself I was capable of surviving at a large tech company, too, with massive promotion at Qualcomm circa 2019.

Post MBA Goal:

Work at strategy in tech company, aim to maintain balance of work, hobbies, athletics, travel and downtime.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Kellogg, Chicago Booth, Stanford GSB

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 5%

  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Mr. Techie Turning Tides – thanks for posting your profile. Susan here from Stratus.

    While the glimpse you have offered of your background seems fascinating, I’m giving you odds below average odds at HBS for the following reasons: 1) Soft UG GPA and no test score – you could turn this around by scoring 740+ on the GMAT but absent any info, I can’t assess your ‘analytical aptitude.’ 2) age – at 32 you are well above the average at HBS or any 2 year program for that matter. Adcom will ask why NOW is the right time for you to get an MBA? Why didn’t you apply back in 2014? 3) community engagement/leadership – being president of a club is interesting but it isn’t clear …

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