Posts Tagged ‘GPA and mba admissions’

Do You Know the 4 Factors You Need to Assess in Your MBA Profile?

By - Nov 12, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

One of the first things you’ll do when choosing where to apply to business schools is assess your profile. Otherwise, how will you know which programs will be appropriate for you? It’s best to evaluate the following four elements of your profile ASAP; the sooner you...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Apr 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive…” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college…” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school…” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester…” “But...

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Can You Improve Your B-School Stats In 1 Hour?

By - Apr 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Well, maybe you can’t literally change your numbers – but here’s what an hour of your time can do: You can learn how to understand your stats and their significance for your application, and also (most importantly!) learn how to mitigate low stats in your...

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INSEAD MBA Criterion #3: Academic Capacity

By - Feb 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is the third post in a 4-part series that examines INSEAD MBA’s 4 admission criteria.  The operative word in this criterion is capacity. This word conveys the adcom’s perspective on the academic component of the application: it’s dynamic, focusing on how you can grow and perform and achieve...

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5 Factors to Consider When Assessing Your MBA Profile

By - Jun 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA application is like a mosaic. Each element contributes to create a full picture of who you are. Some pieces will be brighter or more colorful than others. For those less sparkly components (like your weaknesses), you can either polish them to hide their...

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Choosing the Best MBA Program for You: Reaches, On-Pars & Safeties

By - Jan 12, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. In the...

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Assessing Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - Dec 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our Choosing the Best MBA Program for You series, you’ll learn how to create a list of business schools that are the best fit for your educational, social, and professional preferences and how creating this list will boost your chances of getting accepted. Thinking about...

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Academic Performance in Your MBA Admissions Profile

By - May 24, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

In my last article we laid out the five elements that you must pay attention to when planning your MBA application. We will talk about the first of those five in this post: academic performance. Your academic performance as an undergrad, from the first to the...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - May 8, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

“But my undergrad school was highly competitive…” “But I worked 20 hours a week during college…” “But I was a varsity athlete at a Division I school…” “But even though it took me a couple of years, once I got it together I made dean’s list every semester…” “But...

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Your GMAT Isn’t You – Is It?

By - Apr 23, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Every year, MBA applicants call us to ask whether their profile (GPA, GMAT, work experience) is competitive at the schools they’re targeting. It’s a question we take seriously and address individually, because there are so many factors that impact competitiveness. We understand that deciding where...

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