GMAT 700 with Low GPA


drcpa
Hey everyone
i need to ask about my case
my gmat score is 700
i'm ( CIMA ) Holder from uk
but my GPA is very low
Do i have any chance to get accepted in top schools
i'm looking to consulting career
Thanks

[Edited by drcpa on Aug 24, 2017]

Hey everyone
i need to ask about my case
my gmat score is 700
i'm ( CIMA ) Holder from uk
but my GPA is very low
Do i have any chance to get accepted in top schools
i'm looking to consulting career
Thanks
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Duncan
I think that depends on the quality of your work experience and what sort of schools you consider to be top. You can probably rule out the top 20 worldwide. What sort of consulting firm would you like to work for? Certainly Utah, Long Beach and Houston might be safe schools. I'd also consider EDHEC and Tias, since they have preferential recruitment for people at 700 and higher.
I think that depends on the quality of your work experience and what sort of schools you consider to be top. You can probably rule out the top 20 worldwide. What sort of consulting firm would you like to work for? Certainly Utah, Long Beach and Houston might be safe schools. I'd also consider EDHEC and Tias, since they have preferential recruitment for people at 700 and higher.
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laurie
How low is your GPA?
How low is your GPA?
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My GMAT score: 700
My GPA: 2.9 out of 4.0

Where should I apply? I would like to do my MBA in the US.
My GMAT score: 700
My GPA: 2.9 out of 4.0

Where should I apply? I would like to do my MBA in the US.
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maury
I think you would want to apply to business schools where you outscore the typical average GMAT scores. I would say even schools like Fuqua and Cornell would be reach schools.

Maybe something in the Emory / Maryland Smith / Broad range would be more doable. What are your career goals? How much work experience do you have?
I think you would want to apply to business schools where you outscore the typical average GMAT scores. I would say even schools like Fuqua and Cornell would be reach schools.

Maybe something in the Emory / Maryland Smith / Broad range would be more doable. What are your career goals? How much work experience do you have?
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I was hoping for a top 20 school like NYU or Dartmouth. Certainly they'd still consider me with a 2.9?

I have five years of work experience as of July, as an analyst for a consulting firm that specializes in healthcare. As of January, I am now a senior analyst.

My goals are to transition into a bigger consulting firm (MBB or T2).
I was hoping for a top 20 school like NYU or Dartmouth. Certainly they'd still consider me with a 2.9?

I have five years of work experience as of July, as an analyst for a consulting firm that specializes in healthcare. As of January, I am now a senior analyst.

My goals are to transition into a bigger consulting firm (MBB or T2).
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laurie
I would say that those schools are all incredibly competitive, and admit very few students - if any - with GPAs under 3.0.

That said, your previous consulting experience would look good to them, based on your career goals.

If I were you, I would choose one of those as a reach, and then apply to schools like the ones Maury mentioned as well.
I would say that those schools are all incredibly competitive, and admit very few students - if any - with GPAs under 3.0.

That said, your previous consulting experience would look good to them, based on your career goals.

If I were you, I would choose one of those as a reach, and then apply to schools like the ones Maury mentioned as well.
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