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November 28, 2023 1:19pm ET
Applying: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Cornell / Johnson, Georgetown / McDonough, Indiana / Kelley, Michigan / Ross, U. Washington / Foster, UCLA Anderson
Intake Year: 2025
Pre-MBA Career: Lead Engineer at OEM automotive company
Post-MBA Target Industry: Technology, Consumer Goods
GMAT: 690
GPA: 3.0
Years of Work Experience: 5
Location: Indiana

-White, US and Middle Eastern dual citizenship.
-Why MBA: Automotive is transitioning in the next 10 years with EVs. I want to pivot from product engineering into product planning during this period. Having trouble breaking in without an mba or business background. Returning with MBA and an engineering background will make me a very strong candidate.
- 3.0 GPA in Mech Engr, struggling to get gmat past 690 (Q44,V40).
-Greenbelt certificate worth 96 hours towards PMI cert.
-Starting company Business Leadership certificate at state uni this upcoming year. Will receive an additional GPA for this.
- Lead engineer managing multiple multi million dollar projects at household name car company. Started on projects on production line equipment and transitioned to a lead product engineer managing prototype car deployment at factories. Exposure everywhere from production line to proposals to executives.
-Extracurriculars: Leading company diversity initiative to rewrite job postings for division and general volunteer work.