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Profile Evaluation - Low GPA

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Joined: 19 Jun 2018
Posts: 2
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 710 Q48 V40
GPA: 2.4
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New post 17 Jul 2018, 16:38
Trying to figure out my odds of getting into to Emory, NYU, Columbia, and UChicago.


Professional -
2.5 years of consulting at a supply chain technology company (3 promotions in 2.5 years)
1.5 years corporate strategy role at the same supply chain technology company (strategic alliances)
Excellent recommendations

Academic -
2.4 GPA at a top 5 engineering school - As and Bs in economics, accounting, and calculus courses
730 GMAT

Extra Curricular:

Advisory Board for blockchain startup - strategy and business development
Advisory Board for human rights supply chain technology startup
Executive representative at Chamber of Commerce
English tutor and resettlement advisor to refugees

Founded a start-up consulting organization on campus by students for students
Mental Health Advocacy Group - Board member
Service (volunteer) fraternity - President

Notes -
Attended university at 16.
Minority - middle eastern/african
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New post 20 Jul 2018, 19:14
Hi there,

Thanks for your post. Did you go to university in the US or no? The 2.4 if on a US scale would likely be a deal breaker, especially for CBS & Booth, if not for all. What is your nationality? Applicants from Africa are less common and may fare better in the process for example. The 730 is solid. Glad to hear your recommendations will be steller as far as you know. I'd play up the advisory board experiences, and the startup from uni you described, and any leadership experiences and examples of impact at work, to increase your chances. Any top 5-7 or so schools will always be tough no matter what, so for better chances add some more in the 12-25 range too if you would consider them, and you may also receive more scholarship opportunities at such schools as well. Good luck!

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