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5 year undergrad? Is that an issue? mention in application? [#permalink]
21 Jun 2007, 11:07
I did two years undergrad at a decent private university. Did well and transferred to a IVY League school. There were many requirements which I weren't able to fulfill in time due to which i had to stay one extra year. Is that an issue when you apply to Business school?
Here are my qualifications:
Bachelor of Science: Comp. Engineering from an IVY League school
CFA Level III Candidate - just took the 2007 CFA level 3 exam (waiting for the result)
Occupation: Rapidly promoted to manager at work (am in Mutual funds)
GMAT: currently preparing for that...but am pretty sure i can break 700.
Do give me your thoughts on my chances for a top school and also regarding the particular situation about the 5 year undergrad.
DO I NEED TO ADDRESS THIS ISSUE IN THE APPLICATION?
Last edited by Tibet-candidate on 21 Jun 2007, 11:52, edited 1 time in total.
It will likely come up in the interview if your interviewer is looking at your resume and has a keen eye. But it's NOT a red flag, maybe just something they would be curious about. And it's not like you were kicked out of school for a year for selling drugs, you changed schools and had to stay longer for the new requirements, no big deal.
Re: 5 year undergrad? Is that an issue? mention in application? [#permalink]
16 Apr 2016, 20:34
Definitely not an issue. Many students are taking more than four years to finish undergrad. Sounds like you have a very good reason for it. I don't think I would even mention it in your additional essay. _________________