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I am a sophomore at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. I am currently a research consultant at worldquant and I’ll be appearing for CFA and FRM in the final year of my course. Assuming a GMAT>700. What are the chances I can get accepted at the ivy league or lbs taking my 7.5 gpa into consideration. And I want to get into b school right after my bachelors.

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New post 27 Jan 2019, 07:54
Hello sankalp24 ... welcome to the community.

Though I am not an expert, the schools you have mentioned needs more than IIT, CFA degree & & 700+ score.

Below are the some points to start with.....
i. 3-4 yrs of quality work-ex is preferred.
ii. Being at or above the median accepted GMAT score of the targeted school is preferred.
iii. Need good quality volunteer exp or social engagement.
iv. Some extra-curricular(s) would be an added benefit
v. And last but not the least ....... a good application ( the challenging part !!)

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so which universities should I aim for u1983
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so which universities should I aim for u1983


700+ literally means 710 - 800. So, I would concentrate on GMAT as of now and try to achieve the best possible score. Once, done..... I would then start to check out on programs.
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Assuming you are targeting the deferred programs sankalp24, read here.
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sankalp24 wrote:
I am a sophomore at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. I am currently a research consultant at worldquant and I’ll be appearing for CFA and FRM in the final year of my course. Assuming a GMAT>700. What are the chances I can get accepted at the ivy league or lbs taking my 7.5 gpa into consideration. And I want to get into b school right after my bachelors.

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Hi sankalp24,

Thanks for writing in.

Schools evaluate profiles holistically and we will need more details on your academic and professional achievements, extra-curricular activities, as well as career goals in order to be able to evaluate your profile in greater detail.

We suggest that you focus on GMAT, get as high a score as you can and then focus on your essays work. A 710 will frankly be on the lower side and you must aim upwards of a 730 to have a decent chance (of course, this depends on a number of other factors, as well).

Hope this helps.

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