what are my acceptance prospects


mba_applic...

Hello All!
Can anyone suggest prospects of me getting an offer from a business school ang get a scholarship and financial aid on basis of my profile
4 years experience ( Project management of international engineering projects)
Advanced diploma in business administration from ABE with more than 70 % marks in each subject ( please also suggest if anyone has heard of ABE UK and its recognition status)
IELTS score of 7.00
GMAT score of 650
Bachelor in electrical engineering CGPA 2.05 (Can this low GPA be covered with other factors mentioned above)

Hello All!
Can anyone suggest prospects of me getting an offer from a business school ang get a scholarship and financial aid on basis of my profile
4 years experience ( Project management of international engineering projects)
Advanced diploma in business administration from ABE with more than 70 % marks in each subject ( please also suggest if anyone has heard of ABE UK and its recognition status)
IELTS score of 7.00
GMAT score of 650
Bachelor in electrical engineering CGPA 2.05 (Can this low GPA be covered with other factors mentioned above)
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It all depends on which school you apply to. Harvard won't be interested in you, but there many schools which need students.

However I'm not an expert in scholarships. Again it depends on the school. Do not apply to schools where there are scholarships are scarce or only merit based, because you won't proably get any. Look for those with scholarships based on needs or on skills, like those sponsored by firms and awarded by an essay about leadership, innovation, etc. For example Cranfield has lots of scholarships for 14k GBP or 50% of the tuition fee. In addition they do not have an application fee.

Think that few students pay the full tuition fees, and if they do so, it's just because they can pay them (i.e. they are loaded). The trick is that the official tuition fees is only paid by those organizations who sponsor the student (his/her company, regional scholarships, etc, ...). INSEAD is the only (as far as I know) b-school that openly recognizes this situation.

In sum, shortlist b-schools which are not in the top ten and research about their scholarships schemes. Than apply to them.

Here are some: Cranfield, Lancaster, Manchester, Hult (this is craving for students now), Imperial College, Cass, Vlerick, RSM, Ashridge, Henley, ...

Bye.

It all depends on which school you apply to. Harvard won't be interested in you, but there many schools which need students.

However I'm not an expert in scholarships. Again it depends on the school. Do not apply to schools where there are scholarships are scarce or only merit based, because you won't proably get any. Look for those with scholarships based on needs or on skills, like those sponsored by firms and awarded by an essay about leadership, innovation, etc. For example Cranfield has lots of scholarships for 14k GBP or 50% of the tuition fee. In addition they do not have an application fee.

Think that few students pay the full tuition fees, and if they do so, it's just because they can pay them (i.e. they are loaded). The trick is that the official tuition fees is only paid by those organizations who sponsor the student (his/her company, regional scholarships, etc, ...). INSEAD is the only (as far as I know) b-school that openly recognizes this situation.

In sum, shortlist b-schools which are not in the top ten and research about their scholarships schemes. Than apply to them.

Here are some: Cranfield, Lancaster, Manchester, Hult (this is craving for students now), Imperial College, Cass, Vlerick, RSM, Ashridge, Henley, ...

Bye.
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kbell

Hi mba_applicant,
I work with Hult and we'd definitely be interested in your application. As mba_pursuer mentioned, we've expanded our MBA program a lot in the past couple of years, mainly by adding new campuses in London, Dubai and Shanghai in addition to the Boston campus, so we're able to accept many more applicants than previously. The September 09 intake is filling up, but there are still some spots, or if you're looking to apply later then you've got a good chance.

Here's more info on financial aid on the website:
http://www.hult.edu/mba-program/admissions/financial-aid
And on fees:
http://www.hult.edu/mba-program/admissions/fees-and-expenses

Please feel free to call us up or live chat from the site if you have specific financial aid/scholarship questions.

Hi mba_applicant,
I work with Hult and we'd definitely be interested in your application. As mba_pursuer mentioned, we've expanded our MBA program a lot in the past couple of years, mainly by adding new campuses in London, Dubai and Shanghai in addition to the Boston campus, so we're able to accept many more applicants than previously. The September 09 intake is filling up, but there are still some spots, or if you're looking to apply later then you've got a good chance.

Here's more info on financial aid on the website:
http://www.hult.edu/mba-program/admissions/financial-aid
And on fees:
http://www.hult.edu/mba-program/admissions/fees-and-expenses

Please feel free to call us up or live chat from the site if you have specific financial aid/scholarship questions.
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MBAAdmCrac...

Hello All!
Can anyone suggest prospects of me getting an offer from a business school ang get a scholarship and financial aid on basis of my profile
4 years experience ( Project management of international engineering projects)
Advanced diploma in business administration from ABE with more than 70 % marks in each subject ( please also suggest if anyone has heard of ABE UK and its recognition status)
IELTS score of 7.00
GMAT score of 650
Bachelor in electrical engineering CGPA 2.05 (Can this low GPA be covered with other factors mentioned above)


Hi there,
Generally, with your GPA, GMAT and work profile, I think you'd be a more competitive candidate at schools such as (in the US) Babson, Boston U, Thunderbird, Arizona State, Rochester and Georgetown, or (non US) Cranfield, HEC, York, McGill, Manchester. You'd have a better shot at acceptance + scholarship at those schools. Good luck!

<blockquote>Hello All!
Can anyone suggest prospects of me getting an offer from a business school ang get a scholarship and financial aid on basis of my profile
4 years experience ( Project management of international engineering projects)
Advanced diploma in business administration from ABE with more than 70 % marks in each subject ( please also suggest if anyone has heard of ABE UK and its recognition status)
IELTS score of 7.00
GMAT score of 650
Bachelor in electrical engineering CGPA 2.05 (Can this low GPA be covered with other factors mentioned above)</blockquote>

Hi there,
Generally, with your GPA, GMAT and work profile, I think you'd be a more competitive candidate at schools such as (in the US) Babson, Boston U, Thunderbird, Arizona State, Rochester and Georgetown, or (non US) Cranfield, HEC, York, McGill, Manchester. You'd have a better shot at acceptance + scholarship at those schools. Good luck!
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