Posts Tagged ‘low GPA and business school admission’

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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The Most Important Thing You Can Do This Week If You’re Worried About Your GMAT/GRE

By - Apr 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to b-school is a challenging process – all the more so if you have weaknesses in your profile, such as a low GPA or GMAT score. It’s important to have a strong application strategy and an understanding of the role that low stats play...

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How to Apply to B-School with a Low GPA

By - Apr 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergraduate GPA? Concerned it may ruin your chances of getting into a top MBA program? It’s time to tackle this issue head-on and create a plan for successfully applying to business school with a low GPA. What defines a low GPA? Maybe you’re a...

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How to Apply to B-School with a Low GPA, Part 3

By - Dec 4, 00:02 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergraduate GPA? Concerned it may ruin your chances of getting into a top MBA program? It's time to tackle this issue head-on and create a plan for success. In the previous posts, we discussed how to determine if you really do have...

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How to Apply to B-School With a Low GPA, Part 1

By - Nov 28, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergraduate GPA? Concerned it may ruin your chances of getting into a top MBA program? It's time to tackle this issue head-on and create a plan for successfully applying to business school with a low GPA. How Low is Low? Maybe you're a perfectionist so...

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What to Do About a Low GPA

By - Mar 24, 12:55 PM   Comments [0]

This week, join us for a rebroadcast of one of our most popular shows – our discussion of how to address a low GPA. Many applicants are concerned about their undergrad GPAs, and nervous that their GPA might be too low for their target graduate program. If...

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5 A’s for Your Low GPA [Episode 137]

By - Jan 21, 03:09 AM   Comments [0]

Not proud of your undergrad GPA? Concerned it will hamper your chances of graduate acceptance?  Get ready to find out what to do about it. The 5 A's for your low GPA: 1. Assess your GPA (2:40) Is it really low? I define a low GPA as one that...

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How MBA Adcoms Evaluate Your GPA

By - Sep 6, 01:28 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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Redirecting Attention Away from a Less-than-Ideal GPA

By - Jun 4, 12:34 PM   Comments [0]

Strategies for Redirecting Attention Away from a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are many strategies that can be effective for redirecting attention away from a less-than-ideal GPA to successes and achievements that can potentially persuade a business school admissions committee to grant admission to you. Essays are...

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Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA

By - Jun 4, 11:57 AM   Comments [0]

Specific Factors to Help Override a Less-than-Ideal GPA There are some broad factors that the admissions committee will take into account as reasons that can justify a lower-than-ideal GPA (and hence the admissions committee might not be looking at your lower-than-ideal GPA as a problem at...

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