Low GPA


itmsti
Could anyone tell me the possibility for me getting into an Ivy League MBA? I am from a top ten Uni in UK but with a lower second class degree with a GPA of 3.2, GMAT score of 710. I am considering doing a graduate degree just because of the low GPA.
Could anyone tell me the possibility for me getting into an Ivy League MBA? I am from a top ten Uni in UK but with a lower second class degree with a GPA of 3.2, GMAT score of 710. I am considering doing a graduate degree just because of the low GPA.
quote
ezra
Maybe. I'm familiar with Columbia because that's where I did my MBA - and I believe that in today's class your GPA and GMAT are on the lower end of the scale.

Fortunately, those aren't the only factors that Ivy League schools look at. A bit decider is your work experience. When I applied to b-schools, I had 3 years of progressively responsible work experience with a wealth management company. I was at the project management level but felt that my knowledge of business was inadequate for me to reach the executive plateau.

Others in my cohort were similar - between 2 and 5 years of work experience, and this could vary widely across industries.

So, the question is - is your work experience good enough? Give us details so we can know more and give you advice.

Of course, there are other factors, including how good your personal statements are.
Maybe. I'm familiar with Columbia because that's where I did my MBA - and I believe that in today's class your GPA and GMAT are on the lower end of the scale.

Fortunately, those aren't the only factors that Ivy League schools look at. A bit decider is your work experience. When I applied to b-schools, I had 3 years of progressively responsible work experience with a wealth management company. I was at the project management level but felt that my knowledge of business was inadequate for me to reach the executive plateau.

Others in my cohort were similar - between 2 and 5 years of work experience, and this could vary widely across industries.

So, the question is - is your work experience good enough? Give us details so we can know more and give you advice.

Of course, there are other factors, including how good your personal statements are.
quote
hi i am from india....currently pursuing my btech in mechanical engineering...i don not have work experience expect 4 some in-plant trainings...i have a decent undergrad GPA of 6.7...and iam expectin a score of above 1300 in GRE(hopefully) and yet 2 sit 4 TOEFL and GMAT.....My question s do i have any chance for availing scholarships?? what are the universities i should b applying ?? also approximate fees
hi i am from india....currently pursuing my btech in mechanical engineering...i don not have work experience expect 4 some in-plant trainings...i have a decent undergrad GPA of 6.7...and iam expectin a score of above 1300 in GRE(hopefully) and yet 2 sit 4 TOEFL and GMAT.....My question s do i have any chance for availing scholarships?? what are the universities i should b applying ?? also approximate fees
quote

Reply to Post

Related Business Schools

New York City, New York 142 Followers 232 Discussions

Related Articles

Do you Need a High GPA to Get Into a Top MBA?

Nov 05, 2018

A GPA below 3.5 can stymy applications to the top schools, but there are ways to offset poor college grades

Can a Low GPA Hurt Your MBA Admissions Chances?

Aug 20, 2014

Undergrad performance is important for MBA admissions, but it's not everything

More Articles

Hot Discussions