Mr. Unorthodox Path

About Me:

Born and raised in the Midwest. Went to Purdue University for undergrad. I was admitted into an early admission medical school program my sophomore year of college. However, I later declined my spot in medical school, my senior year, to pursue interests in engineering and consulting.


Target School: Yale

Considering: Cornell Johnson, MIT Sloan, Wharton, Harvard

See More Profiles For: Yale

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Purdue University

Undergrad Major: Agricultural Engineering

GPA: 3.4

GMAT: 770

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Master of Engineering (4.0)

School Name: Cornell University

Extracurriculars: Research Associate - Medical School, Red Cross Volunteer, INCOSE Professional

Work History:

Title: Systems Engineering Consultant (Deloitte)

Industry: Consulting

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Title: Program Manager and Application Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 6 mos

Post MBA Goal:

After earning my MBA, I would like to pursue operations consulting with a specific focus in global manufacturing and systems/process optimization.


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  • mbaMission Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi, it’s Nisha from mbaMission. First of all, props to you for figuring out your true interests and shaping your post-college path accordingly! There’s a lot to like in your profile – very strong academics, extracurricular involvement, and a career path at prominent firms that spans both engineering and consulting.

    I think the key to your success, aside from communicating your professional and personal impact fully in your applications and securing strong recommendations, will be application execution. You’ll want to explain why you are interested in this specific area of operations consulting based on your experiences and observations to date, and what type of impact you want to make on global manufacturing processes. Other programs I recommend adding to your …

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