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Profiles - Admitted to Top B-Schools with Low GPA

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Profiles - Admitted to Top B-Schools with Low GPA [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2008, 11:18
To mirror the low GMAT profiles, how about we do low GPA stories?

GMAT: XXX (Q:XX, V:XX, AWA:X)
University attended:
Major(s):
GPA: 2.XX
Nationality:
Age: (at matriculation)
Gender:
Work Experience: No. of Years / Industry / Role
Extra-curricular Activities:
Community Services:

Business Schools (Admitted):
Business Schools (Applied but Dinged):

What do you think is your biggest advantage?
e.g. Diversity, Leadership, Good Essays...


NO DISCUSSION!!

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Re: Profiles - Admitted to Top B-Schools with Low GMAT Score [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2008, 11:28
I guess I'll go first.

GMAT: 770 (Q:50, V:44, AWA:6.0)
University attended: Top Ivy
Major(s): Biology
GPA: 2.6
Nationality: American
Age: 29 (at matriculation)
Gender: M
Work Experience: 7 (at matriculation) / Life Science Consulting and PE / Analyst, Associate
Extra-curricular Activities: nothing special -- sports, cooking
Community Services: Tutoring (1 academic year), non-profit fundraising (6 months)

Business Schools (Admitted): Wharton
Business Schools (Applied but Dinged): MIT

What do you think is your biggest advantage?
Good essays, top-tier work experience, took additional night school classes
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Re: Profiles - Admitted to Top B-Schools with Low GPA [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2008, 13:24
GMAT: XXX (Q:XX, V:XX, AWA:X)
University attended:
Major(s):
GPA: 2.82
Nationality: Indian (US Citizen)
Age: 30
Gender: male
Work Experience: 7 / Telecom / Engineer, Ops Mgr, Sales
Extra-curricular Activities: Extensive -- Board of adult literacy non-profit, president of local alumni assoc chapter
Community Services: Adult literacy tutor, classroom asst

Business Schools (Admitted): Chicago Booth
Business Schools (Applied but Dinged): Wharton

What do you think is your biggest advantage?
Solid essays to show fit and work experience in different areas (engineering, sales, operations) including a 2-year stint as operations manager
Re: Profiles - Admitted to Top B-Schools with Low GPA   [#permalink] 18 Dec 2008, 13:24
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