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Help with graduate GPA and which school to aim for

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I had 2 f's freshman year and retook the classes and got A's. Would I still count the F's in my GPA or do they drop like they did during undergrad?

What schools should I aim for to have almost guaranteed employment prospects? What GMAT do I need? Iwant to go to a school where I can be guaranteed to get a job

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I had 2 f's freshman year and retook the classes and got A's. Would I still count the F's in my GPA or do they drop like they did during undergrad?

You'll probably need to check with the admissions committee of each school as I would imagine they all view this differently.

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What schools should I aim for to have almost guaranteed employment prospects? What GMAT do I need? Iwant to go to a school where I can be guaranteed to get a job

To have great employment prospects, you should probably aim for scoring 700+ on the GMAT and getting into one of the top 15 business schools.

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jdjohn1990 wrote:
I had 2 f's freshman year and retook the classes and got A's. Would I still count the F's in my GPA or do they drop like they did during undergrad?

You'll probably need to check with the admissions committee of each school as I would imagine they all view this differently.

jdjohn1990 wrote:
What schools should I aim for to have almost guaranteed employment prospects? What GMAT do I need? Iwant to go to a school where I can be guaranteed to get a job

To have great employment prospects, you should probably aim for scoring 700+ on the GMAT and getting into one of the top 15 business schools.


Wouldn't there be a universal policy? I know for undergrad they dont count F's and for Law school they count them. There are no undergrads or law schools which count as exceptions to these rules. Are you suggesting that grad school works differently?

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