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Candidate:

Mr. Low GPA To Stanford

About Me:

Current: Marketing for a Silicon Valley tech company; 2.5 years of work experience in Japan. Undergrad GPA – 2.7, but I’m still aiming for a top MBA program.

Details:

Undergrad School: UC Berkeley

Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering

GPA: 2.7

GMAT: 770

Age: 28,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Japanese-English phone translation, Japanese-English article translation for North Korean nonprofit in Tokyo, Japan

Work History:

Title: Business Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 500

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 2 mos

Title: Business Manager

Industry: Technology

Company: Fortune 100 Top 10

Length of Employment: 3 yrs, 2 mos

Big Life Wins:

Extracurriculars: Japanese-English translation for North Korean nonprofit in Tokyo, Japanese-English phone translation certification

Post MBA Goal:

My career aspirations: continue on in tech marketing, and eventually become the VP for a US company overseas in Japan.

Schools:

Target School: Stanford GSB

Status: Open

Odds:

The Experts Rate The Odds At: 8%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Mr. Low GPA to Stanford,
    Thanks for posting your profile. This is Debbie Choy, GSB alum and Senior Consultant at mbaMission. I like your international experience and high GMAT score, although the low GPA (albeit in a tough STEM major) is a concern. Were there any circumstances that affected your GPA? If so, consider explaining to the Admissions Committee (AdCom) in the optional essay. Separately, consider fleshing out your career goals more. Specifically, why do you need an MBA to achieve your long-term goals? It’s important to weave a coherent narrative that links your work experiences with future goals. This will help the Admissions Committee to better understand your reasons for pursuing an MBA. If you can articulate this compellingly in your essays, that would …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 5%

    Mr. Low GPA to Stanford – Thanks for posting your profile. Susan Cera here from Stratus.

    LOVE the 770 GMAT but, unfortunately, it won’t erase your soft undergrad GPA. Were there extenuating circumstances that led to your less than stellar performance? If so, use the optional essay to explain. There isn’t a lot of detail in the profile so it isn’t clear if you were actively involved outside the classroom which led to time management issues.

    I don’t really have a good sense of what you do for a job other than that you are in marketing in the tech space. Also, your goals are a bit nebulous. Stanford is looking for students who will change lives, change organizations and change the world. How have you done …

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