GPA for GS, JP Morgan, And Morgan Stanley

Coming from a non-target with finance major. Would a 3.59 be too low for consideration at these firms?

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Jun 11, 2020 - 8:53pm

Unfortunately, as non-target, it would be too low for those three banks in NYC. On the other hand, plenty of other banks in NYC will accept that GPA, and if you are set on those three, try regional offices like Chicago or Houston which has a lower threshold.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 8:58pm

I mean if you have more time, I would definitely try to raise your GPA to a 3.7 at a minimum to increase the odds.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 9:06pm

You might as well apply and say you have a 3.8. And then grind to bring your GPA up before your internship starts next summer since most places don't ask for transcript until you start

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Jun 11, 2020 - 9:42pm

No idea, but I wouldn't be surprised. When a bank gives you an offer it means they want you after interviewing a bunch of people. So if you manage bring your GPA up then they wont care

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Jun 11, 2020 - 11:02pm

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Jun 11, 2020 - 11:08pm

Not impossible. Keep on grinding, network hard and apply everywhere. Everything is possible if you don't give up. Have a good story to explain your gpa and why you want to do this.

Jun 12, 2020 - 12:18am

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