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Calling all Cox (SMU) MBA Applicants: (2019 Intake) Class of 2021

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Rejected again after interview. Reapplied this time earlier round was interviewed again and rejected again. That too with fantastic interviews both times. Why bother calling to interview if you have to reject applicants based on scores and gpas only.

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Whats ur gmat score?

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No gmat only applied with gre

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New post 10 Nov 2018, 04:54
Alright!
Whats ur score on GRE and Undergrad GPA? I ask this coz I got low Gmat too.
If you mind sharing here, send me a PM if that’s alright.

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I have Gre score of 319 and gpa of 2.84. Applied last year adcom said nothing about both aspects took several online coursework from top american universities. In the end schools buy gmats only I guess that too over 700

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I have Gre score of 319 and gpa of 2.84. Applied last year adcom said nothing about both aspects took several online coursework from top american universities. In the end schools buy gmats only I guess that too over 700

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That’s not true I applied with GRE scores only and got in. I also got into A&M with money as well I think it all just depends on the candidates individually
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hopefullyim2021 no disrespect to you but for international students the requirement is much tougher just see previous threads for COX. I too applied to Mays but was waitlisted after interview and eventually denied after 9 months last year. So the averages mentioned on the website are for domestic student and international students combined. Basically universities balance high and low GMATs of students from various regions to get an overall GMAT average.
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hopefullyim2021 no disrespect to you but for international students the requirement is much tougher just see previous threads for COX. I too applied to Mays but was waitlisted after interview and eventually denied after 9 months last year. So the averages mentioned on the website are for domestic student and international students combined. Basically universities balance high and low GMATs of students from various regions to get an overall GMAT average.


My apologies sorry to hear that I applied to programs outside of the US as well and I definitely get it for me to get into university of St. Gallen I was not a good candidate and the same for IMD...I get it sorry to hear about that! I really do hope you find a program. Are you wanting to be in Dallas or just in Texas?

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No I have scholarship offers from Boston College Carroll this year and had one for last year from Boston University and Babson. But for personal reasons I could not attend last year. Have applied to bu again this year this time for dual degree program. So lets see the outcome. I too had offers from RSM and WHU from Europe but the language barrier was a killer in finding jobs in that market. Hence my preference for English speaking regions such as USA or UK.

P.S I seriously got annoyed with Cox because they did the same thing to me last year. This year I changed whole essay including goals took several courses to strengthen profile. But the outcome remains the same despite two stellar interviews with same admissions person both time. Plus they just mention about feedback but when I contacted them in September they gave no productive response.
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No I have scholarship offers from Boston College Carroll this year and had one for last year from Boston University and Babson. But for personal reasons I could not attend last year. Have applied to bu again this year this time for dual degree program. So lets see the outcome. I too had offers from RSM and WHU from Europe but the language barrier was a killer in finding jobs in that market. Hence my preference for English speaking regions such as USA or UK.

P.S I seriously got annoyed with Cox because they did the same thing to me last year. This year I changed whole essay including goals took several courses to strengthen profile. But the outcome remains the same despite two stellar interviews with same admissions person both time. Plus they just mention about feedback but when I contacted them in September they gave no productive response.


Hey man, sorry to hear about your results. I think you have something better in your destiny.

Would you mind sharing your interview experience? What kind of questions shall I expect, the duration of the interview, and who took it for you?
I can really use your help.
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New post 19 Nov 2018, 19:55
Admitted to the 1-year fast track, but now I'm kind of wishing I had done the 2-year for the internship.

I also had a lowish GPA (2.95) and applied only with GRE. Army vet though.
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targetbusiness my interviewer both times was brett powell. Nice lady interview was very conversational with mix of behaviour questions and post mba goals.

P.S just a piece of advice interview just assess your communication skills your profile gets you the admit

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Thanks man, did my interview yesterday with her too

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Hello,

Need an advice.
I got accepted to Georgia Terry College of Business with 100% tuition waiver. I wrote an email to SMU to provide an earlier decision so that I can make an informed decision.
SMU reverted with a request to provide the Acceptance letter and Merit Aid Letter to review the same and provide their decision. Kindly advise whether it's alright to send the letters to SMU?
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targetbusiness wrote:
Hello,

Need an advice.
I got accepted to Georgia Terry College of Business with 100% tuition waiver. I wrote an email to SMU to provide an earlier decision so that I can make an informed decision.
SMU reverted with a request to provide the Acceptance letter and Merit Aid Letter to review the same and provide their decision. Kindly advise whether it's alright to send the letters to SMU?


Really all these schools are asking you to show the Terry admit?
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Mason asked, SMU asked the details or screenshot of letters

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Mason asked, SMU asked the details or screenshot of letters

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This is strange. I don't think it's correct for the schools to ask candidates to show the admit letters of other schools. You either convey the decision as per applicant's request or simply say no. What's the point in asking the proof?
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I am very confused.
I do not want to jeopardise my admit in Terry because of any wrong action or mistake.

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I am very confused.
I do not want to jeopardise my admit in Terry because of any wrong action or mistake.

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I also have the same concern. Why don't you seek opinion of admission experts? You can share your situation with few of them here... https://gmatclub.com/forum/ask-admissio ... tants-124/
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Hi - Could someone share their interview experience? I just received an invite and wanted to know more about the type of questions that were asked

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