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Candidate:

Ms. Ambitious Architect

About Me:

I am a 4th-year architecture student (5-year program) who is preparing to apply to a top MBA program beginning my senior year. I have been working in my industry for over 4 years now, allowing myself to have a hybrid experience between working attending university to gain the necessary internship hours to begin testing for licensure early.

Details:

Undergrad School: California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Undergrad Major: Architecture

GPA: 3.7

GMAT: 700

Age: 24,  Ethnicity: White

Extracurriculars: Sustainability and Resiliency Taskforce - American Institute of Architecture Students, National Chapter, ENV Representative for The American Institute of Architecture Students, Cal Poly Pomona Chapter, President of The American Institute of Architecture Students, Cal Poly Pomona Chapter

Work History:

Title: Architectural Designer

Industry: Architecture

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Architectural Intern

Industry: Architecture

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: , 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

I have been fortunate enough to win 13 scholarships in the past 3 years all relating to the architecture and construction industry. I made a goal at the beginning of my undergraduate journey to come out of my program debt-free despite facing huge economic challenges. I am also on a pathway to partnership at the architecture firm I currently work at.

Post MBA Goal:

I want to own an architecture firm or become partner in a firm before the age of 30. My goals would to focus on expansion and acquisitions of existing firms to corner the market and gain the necessary expertise to work on a variety of project types. An MBA from a top university will give me the necessary skills to attain these goals.

Schools:

Target School: MIT Sloan

Status:

Considering: Harvard, Stanford GSB, Cornell Johnson

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 35%

  • John A. Byrne, P&Q Founder & Editor-In-Chief | Odds Assessment: 35%

    You have a super impressive profile as evidenced by the fact that you have win 13 scholarships in the past 3 years to support your architecture studies. The fact that you have been working in the industry for over four years while earning your undergraduate degree is also a big plus. While your GMAT score is below the class average for MIT Sloan, I don’t think it should make a big difference in your case. You have a strong story and are differentiated in the MBA applicant pool as an architecture undergrad. So I think your chances are really good at Sloan. When you apply, I think it would be important to explain why you are so passionate about architecture. What does it mean to …

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