Each school offering MBA programs has its own eligibility criteria, but one can find characteristics common to each of them in required they impose. This is based in particular on the age, experience, or the projects so far. The average age of students applying for an MBA is around 26 to 30 years, therefore more mature students. Most schools asking for 4 to 5 years of professional experience in a managerial position before joining an MBA. Plus you have managed large-scale projects during your early years in the labor market, it will be more rewarding. The idea that experience and maturity come with age, students under 25 are generally not allowed in this type of program.

Tests required to enter MBA:

When creating your file for the various programs you are targeting, two tests are put forward, GMAT and TOEFL. Though most schools allow students to send their applications without these scores that can be provided later it is advisable to pass his tests as soon as possible to have a complete file from the beginning.


The GMAT: The GMAT is an aptitude test and logic entirely in American English and to measure your intellectual capabilities. This is a particularly difficult test that requires preparation at least two months in advance. The maximum score is 800 points. A minimum score of 600 will allow you to join a reputable school renowned view, but it does not necessarily guarantee admission. Many other factors are taken into account. However, sometimes students with scores above 750 are accepted in exceptional cases, but the most famous establishments is never limited GMAT score to evaluate you.

The TOEFL score: TOEFL is an English language test to measure your level of understanding and expression. Divided into 4 events recorded on 30 points each, your score is measured on a total of 120 points, at least for the single version available in France, the TOEFL Ibt. For best schools, a score of 100 is not too much to ensure good conditions for entry, and a score below 85/90 is often eliminated.