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Candidate:

Ms. Eternal Optimism

About Me:

An eternal optimist and lover of people. I’ve spent 10 years in O&G working in Public & Government Affairs, Engineering, Operations, Contract Management and most recently as a Drilling Supervisor where I manage an international team of 100 people on a rig in the middle of the Norwegian North Sea. Worked for Exxon, Schlumberger & Shell in several international locations.

Details:

Undergrad School: King's College London

Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering

GPA: 4.0 (First Class Honours)

GMAT: 720

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Black or African American

Extracurriculars: Mentor / STEM Ambassador / Volunteer for Nationwide Engineering Scholarship Trust. Presented at the London International Youth Science Forum and other conferences. Sit on interview panel to help select future engineering talent, Chair of District H (Europe, Russia, Israel) for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, President of College Engineering Society

Work History:

Title: Drilling Supervisor

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Operations Engineer / Contract Manager / Deisgn Engineer

Industry: Power / Energy

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Big Life Wins:

1. Partnered with NASA for the decommissioning of the iconic Brent Delta Platform. We set the world record at the time for the biggest single lift ever made at sea! 2. First Arkwright Engineering Scholarship recipient in my district. 3. Awarded Jelf Medal for the most distinguished student in the school of physical sciences and engineering.

Post MBA Goal:

Short term: Pivot into Clean Energy investing. Long term: Become a leader at a company pioneering the energy transition.

Schools:

Target School: Harvard

Status: Accepted

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 80%

  • MBA Prep School | Odds Assessment: 80%

    Hi Ms. Eternal Optimism, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. It looks like your positive attitude has sure helped you go far in your life! I am equally optimistic about your odds of admission to your top target MBA programs! From a pure demographic background, you are a female minority who has worked in a male-dominated industry where you are in a leadership role. That in and of itself makes you stand out! Add to that your PERFECT GPA in MechE at Kings College, a solid 720 GMAT (a little below the average at H/S/W but not much), career progression at some of the top energy companies in the world, and an impressive track record of giving back to your community, and I’m sure …

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The Community Currently Rates The Odds At: 81%

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  • 100% | 11 months ago

    Great profile. I would say if there is an opportunity to bump up the GMAT do it to increase chances of funding opportunities.
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  • 80% | 11 months ago

    Hi Ms. Eternal Optimism, this is Kristen from MBA Prep School. It looks like your positive attitude has sure helped you go far in your life! I am equally optimistic about your odds of admission to your top target MBA programs! From a pure demographic background, you are a female minority who has worked in a male-dominated industry where you are in a leadership role. That in and of itself makes you stand out! Add to that your PERFECT GPA in MechE at Kings College, a solid 720 GMAT (a little below the average at H/S/W but not much), career progression at some of the top energy companies in the world, and an impressive track record of giving back to your community, and I'm sure ...
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    Impressive profile!
  • 90% | 11 months ago

    Impressive profile!

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