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November 3, 2022 6:47pm ET
Applying: Berkeley / Haas, Columbia, Duke / Fuqua, Michigan / Ross, UCLA Anderson, UT Austin / McCombs
Intake Year: 2023
Pre-MBA Career: Energy Analytics
Post-MBA Target Industry: Technology, Other Companies: Amazon , Google , Microsoft , Tesla
GRE: 322
GPA: 3.4
Years of Work Experience: 4.5
Location: Florida
Post MBA Location: NYC/Bay Area

Applying R2.
26M, Central Asian born, US-raised and permanent resident.
GPA: 3.4 from Top 100 US & Double Major- Information Systems and Econ
4.5 years work experience at a large energy company in analytics and operations, two promotions with impactful projects. Targeting programs with sustainability/cleantech/energy focus. MBA to increase exposure to industry, build professional network, hone managerial skills and slight industry pivot.
Post MBA goal: Product/Program Manager in Sustainability/Cleantech or sustainable dept within Tech.
Long-term: Sustainability/tech development in developing home country.
Long time backpacker and climber with leadership within hobbies. Volunteer/mentor youth from home country.
Concerns: Lower GPA - cramming units to finish double major, worked part-time all 4 years and undergraduate leadership positions. Took MBA Math. GRE (163Q) is around average, try to retake for higher on focus on essays?
Questions: Would I fall in ORM category? Any other programs I should target given my goals? Big fan of the podcast and the resources on the website, thanks!