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GMAT 740, GPA 8.78/10
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GMAT 710, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Mr. FBI To MBB
GMAT 710, GPA 3.85
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NYU Stern | Mr. Development
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GRE 330, GPA 3.85
Harvard | Mr. Big 4 To Healthcare Reformer
GRE 338, GPA 4.0 (1st Class Honours - UK - Deans List)
Wharton | Mr. Steelmaker To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.04/4.0
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Indian Quant
GMAT 745, GPA 9.6 out of 10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Food & Education Entrepreneur
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Gay Engineer
GMAT 730, GPA 3.6
Harvard | Mr. Lieutenant To Consultant
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
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GMAT 640, GPA 2.8
Rice Business | Mr. Future Energy Consultant
GRE Received a GRE Waiver, GPA 3.3
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Campaigns To Business
GMAT 750, GPA 3.19
MIT Sloan | Mr. Special Forces
GMAT 720, GPA 3.82

MBA Handicapping: Mexican Engineer A Fit For Haas & MIT?

 

Agustin applied to three schools this past admissions cycle: Stanford Graduate School of Business, MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. After an outright turn down from Stanford, he managed to find himself on two waitlists. MIT said no, but he is still hopeful that Haas is in the cards.

With a 710 GMAT on the second try (an improvement of 60 points on his first test) and a 3.3 GPA studying chemical engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Though his stats are below the class averages for his targeted MBA programs, he brings a wealth of international work experience to the party. For three and one-half years, he worked in operations consulting at a Mexican firm with operations throughout Latin America. Little more than a year ago, he joined the world leading consultant in pricing and commercial strategy, opening up its Mexico City office. Agustin has worked on projects in Costa Rica and Columbia, did a six-month-long R&D internship in Germany and also spent an exchange semester in Hong Kong.

On this episode of Friday’s With Sandy, HBSGuru.com Founder Sandy Kreisberg and P&Q Founder John A. Byrne explore what strategies Agustin should employ to successfully get off the Haas waitlist. And if he gets turned down, Sandy advises on what he should do as a re-applicant in the next MBA admissions cycle. Sandy thinks he is a strong enough candidate to shoot an app to Harvard Business School.

If you would like to participate in a future Fridays With Sandy webinar, you can contact Sandy and P&Q Founder John A Byrne here.

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