Short Answer – The average GMAT score at McGill university MMF is 690 for the last entering class. If you score above 690, you have a fair shot and you will receive an encouraging response to your profile evaluation from the admission committee.
Long Answer – There is no such thing as a safe score, higher is always better. In our years of consulting experience, we have seen our clients with 640 getting selected into top schools like INSEAD and on the other hand, someone with a 770 getting rejected too. A good benchmark that we advise all our clients to beat is the average GMAT score of the last entering class as mentioned in the Class profile published every year. Scoring above the average gets you a fair shot;
“The higher your score, the better is it for your interview or admission chance.”
If you plan to apply with a score that is below the average, then you are starting a fight with one hand tied behind your back or, let’s say, you are starting a few yards behind your competitors. You can definitely catch up in other sections of the application by writing outstanding essays or performing really well in an interview later. But it is always nice to start ahead of the competitor. A higher GMAT score helps one gain a competitive advantage.
“What if you are from the over represented Indian or Asian Pool?”
The over-represented candidate pool of Indian or Chinese applicants usually goes through a rigorous preparation process for GMAT, with a lot of Indian applicants scoring quite high. Hence, the overall competition and the Average score for this diaspora goes up by a few notches. That is why we recommend candidates within the most over-represented profiles to shoot at least 20 points higher than the school’s class profile average.
The average salary at McGill university MMF for the last graduating class was $71,303. 93% of the class was employed with 6 months of graduation with majority of class going into consulting (25%), Finance (51%) and technology (4%) oriented functional roles.
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The Tuition fees for McGill university MMF is $60,345 and an additional $21,520 in living cost.
MMF students at the Desautels Faculty of Management are considered for scholarships upon acceptance. If you are one of the most outstanding candidates, you may be awarded one of its growing portfolio of scholarships. Successful applicants to the program will be sent further information on the scholarship award process with their offer. Since the admissions are on a rolling base, scholarships will be awarded in the order in which applications are made.
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Once you are done with GMAT the entire application process usually take 4-6 weeks
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3-4 weeks at least.
Start writing at least 1 month in advance of their 1st deadline. First application usually takes the longest.
School will notify you and give you roughly 1 week to schedule your interview. Ideally, start your prep ASAP and Do some mock interviews.
While the MMF is not a mathematical finance program, students should have an aptitude for quantitative methods.
An undergraduate degree in Finance is not a requirement. The program is designed for students who want to start in finance and have the necessary quantitative skills. Students with undergraduate degrees in economics, sciences, and engineering are encouraged to apply.
For applicants whose mother tongue is not English and who have not completed their degree in an English speaking country, the TOEFL or IELTS is required. For the TOEFL the McGill Institution code 0935. For IELTS, please request that the scores are submitted electronically to McGill University via the IELTS Results Service. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for details on McGill minimum English requirements and to determine if you may be exempt from taking a proficiency test.