Eligibility for MBA


Rav_ish
Hello

I am a graduated Civil engineer with 3 years work experience. Unfortunately i have a low gpa of 2.1 because of some personal issues. I have a 720 GMAT score and i am also a certified public speaker with good negotiating skills. I am really interested in MBA at the University of Cape town. I was wondering if I am eligiblible?

[Edited by Rav_ish on Feb 18, 2015]

Hello

I am a graduated Civil engineer with 3 years work experience. Unfortunately i have a low gpa of 2.1 because of some personal issues. I have a 720 GMAT score and i am also a certified public speaker with good negotiating skills. I am really interested in MBA at the University of Cape town. I was wondering if I am eligiblible?
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Duncan
Ask them, or read their website.
Ask them, or read their website.
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Rav_ish
But can my GMAT and work experience compensate for the GPA?
But can my GMAT and work experience compensate for the GPA?

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MBAmate
Hi Rav-ish the selection criteria of most of the universities work on a weightage basis . Some selection measures are mandatory, some selection measures are accessory and add weight to your prospects. If they have mentioned that you must have a minimum GPA , I would suggest that you reach out to their coordinator personally and write a motivation letter, explaining the interest and in what circumstances the academic performance was lower. I am sure you will find a way. In any case I would suggest to not limit yourself to one university. Do consider other universities and MBA programs in the world. If you have any other questions , do not hesitate to ask.
Hi Rav-ish the selection criteria of most of the universities work on a weightage basis . Some selection measures are mandatory, some selection measures are accessory and add weight to your prospects. If they have mentioned that you must have a minimum GPA , I would suggest that you reach out to their coordinator personally and write a motivation letter, explaining the interest and in what circumstances the academic performance was lower. I am sure you will find a way. In any case I would suggest to not limit yourself to one university. Do consider other universities and MBA programs in the world. If you have any other questions , do not hesitate to ask.
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badux
Cape Town only requires three years of work experience to apply; cohort averages will normally have around 5-7 years of work experience. I think that would be another ding for you. You should really reach out to the school and ask them to give you a realistic idea of your chances.
Cape Town only requires three years of work experience to apply; cohort averages will normally have around 5-7 years of work experience. I think that would be another ding for you. You should really reach out to the school and ask them to give you a realistic idea of your chances.
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