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Any ex engineering majors have experience applying to b school? GPA would have def been better as a humanities major and concerned how much major is considered

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I consider myself an ex-engineer since what I do now has no relation to engineering.

Kinda thinking about getting a masters and going back. I chose consulting for the upward mobility but I was happier as an engineer


You'll be fine. B schools love engineers and understand how hard those majors are.


Same here. Have a 3.3 in chemE. Busting my ass on the GMAT now, I want to get above 700. Wondering if my GPA will hold me back from top 10.


3.4 UG MechE, 3.9 Grad MechE, 770 GMAT, accepted at Wharton and Booth


I'm concerned as well. Did well in Electrical Engineering but not a 4.0 I would have got with others majors

EE here. Score well on your GMAT and be sure to highlight your skills / quant capability in application and interviews

Wait I do tech consulting now with an engineering degree. Are you considering this "ex engineering". I still consider myself an engineer...

I'm not designing circuits so I'm not an engineer. Tech consulting is IT, not engineering. A bit higher level

Civil here. I agree with A1. Use the technical skills to help you with interviews and applications.

You'll be a step ahead of all other applicants. I had 3.3 GPA (BS and ME in engineering), a 640 on GMAT (only took it once), and 2 years of work experience but got into Georgetown ahead of some business undergrads who got above 700 on GMAT

Literally the same position as A2, except my GPA was 3.2

Never thought about this. GPA was 3.9 at one of top 3 engineering grad schools. Sometimes people ask what am I even doing here. That instantly becomes the lowest point of the day.

3.4 EE undergrad. Starting to study for GMAT. Shooting for over 700 as well. Honestly guys, I think we'll kill it. Engineers have an amazingly strong math background and the quant section of the gmat is what normally holds people back

You're golden, OP. Bschools love applicants who don't have a BA in Bullshit. 3.3 GPA biomed engineer here from a top 10 school. 690 GMAT.

3.4 EE undergrad, 700 GMAT. Had no issues getting into top 15 - would've aimed higher but I didn't want to move

D3, you got into a top 10 b school with 3.3/690? Are you a minority?

I'm a woman

Good for you D3. Keep killing it

Question, I had a 3.85 in Industrial Engineering/ Econ double major.
Havnt taken the GMAT but I'd estimate I'd be in the low 700s (I've heard it's correlated with your SAT?)

What tiers of school should I be applying to?

A2 it's all about the story you tell. For MBA it's not just the numbers (although they play a big part)

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