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# Profile Evaluation - Interesting case

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Joined: 09 Mar 2012
Posts: 23
Schools: LBS '14 (S)
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21 Nov 2012, 19:11
Hi,

Age: 26
GMAT: 710 (V50 Q35, waiting for AWA & IR)
Work Experience: 3yr part time, 4yr full time in Finance (current: FX Trader) & Entrepreneurship on the side (1 success and 1 failure, currently sit on BOD @ e-procurement startup)
Target: Columbia, NYU, Booth
Post MBA goal: Private Equity

This is where it gets interesting.
School: University of Toronto
Program: Honors, Economics Specialist
My GPA is 2.26 range, however, the class average was 2.35.

I did some research and found out that undergraduate averages are 3.30 - 3.50 in ivy league schools.

I understand that my GPA well below par, but given the 'well below par' class average, how does this translate to adcom' view? Do I have a shot?
Joined: 20 Apr 2003
Posts: 5573
Location: Los Angeles CA
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Re: Profile Evaluation - Interesting case [#permalink]

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29 Nov 2012, 14:07
reddevil00 wrote:
Hi,

Age: 26
GMAT: 710 (V50 Q35, waiting for AWA & IR)
Work Experience: 3yr part time, 4yr full time in Finance (current: FX Trader) & Entrepreneurship on the side (1 success and 1 failure, currently sit on BOD @ e-procurement startup)
Target: Columbia, NYU, Booth
Post MBA goal: Private Equity

This is where it gets interesting.
School: University of Toronto
Program: Honors, Economics Specialist
My GPA is 2.26 range, however, the class average was 2.35.

I did some research and found out that undergraduate averages are 3.30 - 3.50 in ivy league schools.

I understand that my GPA well below par, but given the 'well below par' class average, how does this translate to adcom' view? Do I have a shot?

You need to provide the class average in your application just as you provided it above. That's the only way you will have a chance. I wouldn't say it's a great chance, but it's a chance.

Best,
Linda
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Re: Profile Evaluation - Interesting case   [#permalink] 29 Nov 2012, 14:07
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