American 2 yrs work X 700 GMAT 2.9 GPA need backup schools


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Hi Everyone,

I am an American who graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a dual degree in Portuguese and International Studies focused on Politics and Economics. It took me over 4 years because I made some mistakes with credit transfers from my semester abroad in Brazil and I did not have a good GPA (2.9).

Since then I have worked in Mumbai at a tech startup that works in enterprise mobile application solutions in a sales role. When I complete my time here in June I will have been with the firm for 2.5 years.

I have applied to ESADE but am nervous I may not get in. Could people please recommend some backup safety schools that would accept me. Additionally my mother is an immigrant form Colombia but I was born in America, speak fluent Spanish and Portuguese, with French and Italian skills. Also I was a star member for the AIESEC sales team and am in India through AIESEC.

Would love any feedback on schools from Europe, America and Australia mainly. Am considering NYU, Oxford, Cambridge, INSEAD etc... but want to know about schools that would accept me for sure. If anyone has info on a top tier school that would most likely accept me, or lower tier schools that would be good (am considering University of Melbourne, UW-Madison - my alma mater, SDA Bocconi Italy). Am nervous about my undergrad GPA and work experience mainly.

Thanks in advance if anyone reads this and can help!! Hope this could be a guide for other young people with low work Experience that had bad GPAs but good test scores (sounds bad doesn't it, young intelligent person that doesn't seem to work hard and is inexperienced and immature)?

Best of luck in this trying time!
Hi Everyone,

I am an American who graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a dual degree in Portuguese and International Studies focused on Politics and Economics. It took me over 4 years because I made some mistakes with credit transfers from my semester abroad in Brazil and I did not have a good GPA (2.9).

Since then I have worked in Mumbai at a tech startup that works in enterprise mobile application solutions in a sales role. When I complete my time here in June I will have been with the firm for 2.5 years.

I have applied to ESADE but am nervous I may not get in. Could people please recommend some backup safety schools that would accept me. Additionally my mother is an immigrant form Colombia but I was born in America, speak fluent Spanish and Portuguese, with French and Italian skills. Also I was a star member for the AIESEC sales team and am in India through AIESEC.

Would love any feedback on schools from Europe, America and Australia mainly. Am considering NYU, Oxford, Cambridge, INSEAD etc... but want to know about schools that would accept me for sure. If anyone has info on a top tier school that would most likely accept me, or lower tier schools that would be good (am considering University of Melbourne, UW-Madison - my alma mater, SDA Bocconi Italy). Am nervous about my undergrad GPA and work experience mainly.

Thanks in advance if anyone reads this and can help!! Hope this could be a guide for other young people with low work Experience that had bad GPAs but good test scores (sounds bad doesn't it, young intelligent person that doesn't seem to work hard and is inexperienced and immature)?

Best of luck in this trying time!
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badux
I would say that the schools you're looking at - NYU, Oxford, Insead, etc. are all reaches. Those MBAs are highly competitive programs that generally recruit people with more work experience, or barring that, a better academic background plus a higher GMAT score.

What are your goals?
I would say that the schools you're looking at - NYU, Oxford, Insead, etc. are all reaches. Those MBAs are highly competitive programs that generally recruit people with more work experience, or barring that, a better academic background plus a higher GMAT score.

What are your goals?
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Razors Edg...
What's your GMAT score?
What's your GMAT score?
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