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I need opinions. (Graduate School)

Medo961Medo961 8 replies2 threads New Member
edited October 2018 in Business School - MBA
I'll be graduating from UIUC with a B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering May, 2019. I currently have 2.8 GPA and working to try to boost it as close as i can to a 3.0 GPA. I don't stand a chance to do my master's in CEE but i was thinking of applying to the MBA program that we have. They only provided the mean which is 3.29 i was wondering if its possible to get in something like that with a low GPA?

Thanks
edited October 2018
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  • yikesyikesyikesyikesyikesyikes Forum Champion U. Michigan 1901 replies136 threads Forum Champion
    MBAs are usually more valuable after some work experience.
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  • happymomof1happymomof1 30584 replies194 threads Senior Member
    Do what you can to pull up your GPA. Use the career center at UIUC to help find a job. Work for a couple of years. That work experience will help you determine whether or not you do need to go to grad school, and if so in which field. After a few years of work, your GPA won't necessarily matter as much as it does now.
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