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Episode 179: Wire Taps—Low GPA, Dual Degree, Creative Arts Success

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Welcome to another podcast episode of Wire Taps, in which Graham and Alex discuss MBA admissions strategies for applicants who have posted to MBA ApplyWire. One applicant has dreams of building the leading consulting firm in his home country of Chile, but needs to deal with a low GPA of 3.0. Another MBA hopeful in the education space will be targeting a dual degree. Meanwhile, another applicant will be showcasing a creative side in the admissions process, thanks to his success in the music industry (on top of consulting). Preview the profiles that Alex and Graham discuss this week, then tune in below!

To start, a consultant in Chile will need to address his low GPA:

Next, an applicant is looking for a dual degree in education:

Finally, a Big 4 candidate also found success in music:

Happy listening!

Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast
Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast
Episode 179: Wire Taps—Chilean Candidate, Teach for America Alum, Indie Musician

Be sure to post to MBA ApplyWire or MBA DecisionWire if you’d like Graham and Alex to offer admissions advice.

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This episode was hosted by Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, and produced by Dennis Crowley. Thanks to all of you who’ve been joining us!

Lauren Wakal
Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.