Ms. All-Rounder Engineer

About Me:

I have 5 years of work experience as an associate software engineer, software analyst, and senior software engineer. While at a Fortune Global 300, I worked with some big international clients but didn’t relocate geographically.

I have been a mental health advocate at my company, and for the past 2 years have been mentoring two international non-profits. I was on an executive committee in college in leadership positions. I am also trained in Indian dance and music.

Additional courses: Currently I am taking an AWIP/AWIT Product Management course and might also take MBAMath.

My dream schools are Harvard, Wharton, Haas, Tuck, Yale, and CBS and my target schools are Duke, NYU, UCLA, USC, and Cornell. Should I apply to some other schools? What are my chances at the schools I’m applying to? Should I also look at a MEM course as a backup?


Target School: Harvard

Considering: NYU Stern, UCLA Anderson, Cornell Johnson, Duke Fuqua

See More Profiles For: Harvard

Application Status: Open


Undergrad School: Tier 3 Indian state government engineering college

Undergrad Major: Engineering (information technology)

GPA: 7.5

GRE: 330 ( 167 Q, 163V)

Age: 27,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: AWIP/AWIT PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Extracurriculars: Sports (tennis, basketball, swimming and cricket) | Trained Kathak dancer and hindustani music singer (completed 5 year course) | Mental health advocate, LGBTQ Ally, Mentoring women from marginalized communities at an NGO based out of San Francisco.

Work History:

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Industry: Technology

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 5 yrs, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

1) Best All Rounder award for the class of 2017.
2) Two major awards at the company I work at.
3) Worked with 50+ people during my role as a mental health advocate and still continue to do some work with them.

Post MBA Goal:

ST/LT Goals: PM role at a mental wellness company/Start my own venture in the same field.


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    Hi Ms. All Rounder Engineer! I like your unique platform around mental wellness and you have the past experiences to back that this has been a long-rooted authentic passion area for you for a while. My watch-out for you is around clearly articulating your goals in a way that ensures it’s clear how an MBA will help you get there. If you have an idea for a specific venture, I’d suggest sharing that. Specificity in your ST and LT goal give AdCom the confidence that you will arrive on campus with a plan and engage intentionally in the activities that will land you a job upon graduation.

    While your attendance at a Tier 3 college doesnt work in your favor, if you …

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