Contacts at Top BBs, previous M&A boutique internship, but 3.3 GPA... insurmountable?

Hey monkeys,

Title says it all. If I networked hard but my GPA is subpar at a semi/non-target, can I still talk/interview my way into a SA at GS, Deutsche, Barclays etc.? Spent last summer at a tiny M&A boutique in NYC.

Thanks!

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Comments (12)

Nov 19, 2014

Yes.

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Nov 20, 2014

Thanks for your answer.

Nov 26, 2014

@"BringOnTheHours" Just wondering, which MM bank did you work at last summer?

Nov 26, 2014

@"BringOnTheHours" Just wondering, which MM bank did you work at last summer?

Nov 26, 2014

Yes, I had a buddy who had a similar GPA and got into a lower tier BB from a non-target.

Nov 27, 2014

Thanks guys. @cassuncao I wasn't at a MM even. Tiny, tiny boutique. Like 7 full timers. But I did get real deal experience

Nov 27, 2014

Thanks guys. @cassuncao I wasn't at a MM even. Tiny, tiny boutique. Like 7 full timers. But I did get real deal experience

Nov 27, 2014

Thanks guys. @cassuncao I wasn't at a MM even. Tiny, tiny boutique. Like 7 full timers. But I did get real deal experience

Nov 27, 2014

Yes you'll be fine. Network is more important than gpa

Nov 27, 2014

depends on the bank/group. My group tracked GPA's and the last 3.3 or lower we hired was in 2007

Dec 7, 2014

Yeah, I don't know too many groups that are lenient in terms of grades. Does anyone know of banks that are more grade friendly?

Dec 8, 2014