Posts Tagged ‘low GPA and MBA admissions’

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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Do Low Stats Sink Your App?

By - May 9, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Applicants and Admissions Directors almost always seek the same thing. Applicants want to be desired by Admissions Directors and Admissions Directors want their schools to be desired by applicants. Applicants want to optimize their ability to gain admission to the highest-ranking school that fits their...

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Applying to Business School With a Low GPA [Short Video]

By - May 9, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to a top business school with a low GPA? Find out what you can do to mitigate your weaknesses and increase your chances of getting accepted. For a more detailed advice on how to get accepted to business school with low stats, register for our...

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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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3 Steps for Applying to Business School with a Low Undergraduate GPA

By - May 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Your grades show whether you previously performed well in an academic setting. If your college GPA is low, then you need to provide evidence that even though you may have faltered back then, now you’re A-game and are capable of academic excellence. But how can you...

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6 Tips for Applying to Business School with Low Stats

By - Apr 24, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

For most business school applicants, “low stats” refer to GMATs and GPAs at the lower end of or below the mid-80% range for a given school. It may be difficult to find average GPAs on your target school’s website, but if you have a 2.6,...

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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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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 2 [Addressing Your Low GPA]

By - Dec 1, 13:09 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 success. In our last post, we discussed how to determine if you really do have a "low...

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MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA

By - Jun 26, 23:08 PM   Comments [0]

Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA’s trend. 3 Scenarios Scenario A – 3.0 GPA, upward trend You goofed off for your first few semesters and didn’t weigh the consequences. You failed some classes and started out with an embarrassingly low...

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