It is currently 12 Dec 2017, 19:42


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.


Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Paul: Please Evaluate my MBA Profile

  new topic post reply Update application status  
Author Message
Joined: 25 Jun 2012
Posts: 4

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

Paul: Please Evaluate my MBA Profile [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 25 Jun 2012, 17:03
Paul, please provide any comments or thoughts about my current profile for graduate school. I am planning to begin my MBA 3 to 5 years from now. I am only looking at part-time programs and am hoping to receive financial support and possibly time support from General Electric. Below you will find information from my resume. Additionally, I have added additional information that is not on my resume as well as information about what the next 3 years plus will hold for me. Thanks in advance!


Miami University - Magna cum Laude, University and Business Honors Graduation Date: May 2012
• Farmer School of Business Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Cumulative GPA: 3.86/4.00
• Major: Management Information Systems Major GPA: 3.93/4.00
• Minor: Interactive Media Studies Minor GPA: 3.96/4.00
• Anglo American University – Fall 2010 Semester Abroad: Prague, Czech Republic Abroad GPA: 3.94/4.00

Little Miami High School - Valedictorian Weighted GPA: 5.85/4.00

Professional Employment:

Information Management Leadership Program Internships - General Electric Aviation - Evendale, Ohio

Summer 2011 - Technology Services Group – Network Operations – Network Initiative Champion
• Created and executed new analysis process for 156,000 configuration parameters within GE Aviation and Energy
• Initiated charters for remediation projects and managed external vendor work on corrective actions
• Performed network operations incidents on-call rotation within customer service level agreements
• Acted as focal of the IMLP Intern Technology Committee

Summer 2010 - Technology Services Group - Lean Six Sigma Team - IT Project Manager
• Implemented a specialized business database process from inception to a fully functional system within twelve weeks
• Developed project charter, cost-benefit analysis, justification to IT leadership and contingency plan
• Led a project team, worked with IT specialists and interacted with support functions in England and India
• Volunteered to function as IMLP Intern Staff Meeting Coordinator for weekly meetings

Summer 2009 - Military and Compliance - Information Assurance - Legal Team IT Support
• Piloted use of MozyPro remote back-up software and persuaded 200 member legal team to utilize going forward
• Managed data flow for the Records & Information Management process involving 16,000 employees
• Developed international and cultural understanding while working with Indian, English and Turkish team members
• Served as focal of the IMLP Intern Professional Development Committee

Information Technology Internship – New Page Corporation - Dayton, Ohio

Summer 2007 - IT Department - Headquarters Relocation Team - Student Team Manager
• Led student team relocation of corporate technology systems to new office complex
• Performed installation, programming and testing of network components, computers and communication systems
• Secured $10,000 and networking equipment donation to high school IT development program

Professional Development:


Co-author - “Customer Relationship Information Technology Internal Controls and Security (CRITICS) Framework”
• Saurberg, Robbie, Weston Smith, and Jonathan Tudor. “Customer Relationship Information Technology Internal Controls and Security (CRITICS) Framework.” ISACA Journal. JOnline 2 (2012): Web.
• Creates a new integrated framework across IT governance, internal controls and security for realizing maximum benefits from customer relationship management systems through mitigation of business, regulatory and IT specific risks.

Positions Held

Spring 2009 to Spring 2012 - ISACA Miami University Chapter – President and VP of Technology
• Led 150 members and six executives as primary decision maker, communicator, coordinator and external figurehead
• Increased number of organizational events by 100% and membership number by 50% in one year time frame
• Grew chapter to become recognized as exemplary student chapter by international ISACA organization

Winter 2008 to Winter 2011 – Miami Business Consulting – CIO, Webmaster and VP of Communications
• Consulted to create business plans, marketing, websites, and social media strategy for eight businesses and organizations
• Innovated and implemented new organizational cloud based content management system and IT infrastructure
• Functioned as primary project resource for all client web site development

Technology Skills

• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification – Cisco Systems Inc. - January 2008
• Network Engineering Associate Certification - Sinclair Community College - May 2008

Honors and Awards:

GE 2011 Information Management Leadership Program Intern Honors Award
• Received third place award in national competition among 8,000 senior applicants for IMLP internship positions
• Based on academic performance, professional impact, and applied technology innovation essay

Miami University Provost Award Nomination
• One of forty senior students nominated because of their positive impact on the academic climate of Miami University
• Joint nomination by the Business Honors program and the MIS department

Other Honors and Awards
• Active member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society as a international top 7.5% business student
• Membership in Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society as an international top 7.5% undergraduate student
• Awarded the 2009 and the 2010 Dawley Scholarship for the top performing MIS students at Miami University
• Received one of four Circuit IT Consortium scholarships for the best technology college students in Southwest Ohio
• Obtained the 2008 Northeast Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce scholarship for high aptitude business students
• Miami University President’s List: Fall 2011
• Miami University Dean’s List: Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011

Community Service and Campus Activities:

Community Service
• Developed new website product interface for Cincinnati Freestore Foodbank free of charge
• Served as a Honors peer mentor for Miami University honors freshmen
• Regular summer volunteer at the Cincinnati Ronald McDonald House
• Participate in GE paint a school events

Campus Activities
• Vice President and co-founder of the Miami University Video Game Design Club
• Undergraduate Assistant in Spring 2012 for MIS 305: IT Security and Audit
• Member of the Miami Swing Dance Club and active swing dance competitor

Additional Information:
Race: White/Caucasian
GMAT (Took it today): 680, Q = 42 V = 41
Appointed to the executive board of The Greater Cincinnati ISACA Chapter as Treasurer (youngest member on board)

Future Professional Information:
Entering General Electric Aviation's Information Technology Leadership Program starting next week. It is the number one ranked leadership program in the world and consists of four six month rotations in various leadership positions in IT and three months of training, including a four week bootcamp in Michigan and three week bootcamp in China. My first rotation will be as the IT lead for managing the transition of 1,400 locations from a legacy network to a next generation network. This includes project management, resource management of a global team and technology management. Future rotations will include similar assignments and possibly an international assignment. Following completion of the two year program I will get to pick my next assignment in a leadership position in IT.

The five part-time programs I am interested in are:
- Chicago Booth weekend and evening
- Northwestern Kellogg weekend and evening
- University of Michigan Ross part-time
- Carnegie Mellon Tepper part-time
- Duke University Fuqua Cross Continent part-time MBA

Also, assume that I will be able to relocate close to these schools while attending, or possibly travel to weekend programs.

Thanks again!

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 0

Display posts from previous: Sort by

Paul: Please Evaluate my MBA Profile

  new topic post reply Update application status  

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.