CSU Fullerton Profile Evaluation

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CSU Fullerton Profile Evaluation

by omfgwtfhappened » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:03 am
I'm planning on applying for CSU Fullerton's Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) program this August. I've done my research into their program and they don't require a minimum GMAT score but their FEMBA program has an average score of 500 with a 3.1 GPA.

I graduated back in 2002 with a degree in Business Administration with a 3.25 GPA and 8 years of relevant work experience but my GMAT score was below their average. I know if I'm admitted, I'll have to take some courses to make up for my low GMAT score but my question is, what are my chances of being accepted? I do plan on taking the GMAT again to improve my score and avoid taking those 1-2 extra classes.

Thank you for your help and any advice/recommendations you could offer would be appreciated.

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by Stacey Oyler » Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:40 am
Hi,

Thanks for your post. It might be worth your while to spend your time and energy taking a couple of courses rather than retaking the GMAT. Since Fullerton doesn't require a GMAT for admission, you are likely to improve your profile by focusing on taking foundation coursework rather than improving your GMAT score. This will not only prove to the adcom that you can handle the MBA coursework, but also that you are sincere in your interest in joining the program.

Given your undergrad major in business management, I would encourage you to find courses that you have not already taken (or to retake ones where you did not get an A). I recommend statistics, accounting and economics.

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by BlindVision » Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:54 pm
Stacey Oyler wrote:Since Fullerton doesn't require a GMAT for admission, you are likely to improve your profile by focusing on taking foundation coursework rather than improving your GMAT score.
There may be an oversight but Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) does require the GMAT for admission. The MBA program there is very competitive, considering its location and the vast networking opportunity in southern California (OC).

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by Stacey Oyler » Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:51 pm
Thank you for catching my mistake!

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