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January 31, 2024 7:18am ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Imperial, INSEAD, Manchester / AMBS, MIT Sloan
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Consulting (Big Four Firm, non MBB)
Post-MBA Target Industry: Consulting, Entrepreneurship Companies: Bain , McKinsey
GPA: 3.38
Years of Work Experience: 7
Location: Indonesia

I have a background in civil (transport) engineering, and I graduated from top (#1) engineering school in the country. Besides my studies, I was pretty active in extracurricular too. I was part of the student government, captain of the civil engineering futsal team to third place in a campus tournament, and worked as a teaching assistant for a couple of courses. Academically, my first year GPA was quite low (3.0) but I managed to improve during the rest 3 years, and finished my undergrad in less than 4 years (usually 4 years in the country).

I spent three years working as an engineer in construction (SOE) before switching to a consultant role at a big four firm, with focus on transport and infrastructure industry. During my time in the first company, I got a few recognitions - like being named the best employee in the company (compete with other staffs nationally) and winning five business case competitions internally.
during my time in the current company, I have quite number of achievement such as developing new service offering in traffic forecasting, and part of the data and digital champion for my business unit.

Now, I'm looking at doing a dual degree in business, maybe at a place like MIT LGO or Haas, or an MBA that's really into STEM stuff. I haven’t taken the GMAT or GRE yet, but I’m aiming for something between 710 and 730 on the GMAT (or around 685 on the GMFE).