Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 01 Oct 2014, 04:18

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

710 on GMAT (Quant 46, Verbal 41). Need Advice

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 28 Dec 2004
Posts: 19
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

710 on GMAT (Quant 46, Verbal 41). Need Advice [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2005, 08:04
Hello Linda, Hjort:

I just took my GMAT today and got a score of 710. I am happy with the score but I am sure I could have done better, especially on the Quant. I think I allowed the GMAT to rattle me in the quant section and that bought about my downfall.

I just wanted to know if I should retake the GMAT. I fall in the worst demographic possible: Indian software engineer with 2-3 years work experience in the IT field. I plan to apply for fall 2007. In the meanwhile, I plan to solidify my work experience and add more community service. I would appreciate if someone could advise me on my best course of action

Background

Undergrad in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University with GPA 3.7
Decent extra curricular work in college but nothing spectacular.
Bridge correspondent for Electrical Engineering Honor Society

Currently working for a small software firm on the Jersey Shore for the last two years
Actively involved in charity work. On the Executive board of one charity
Actively involved in ebay with gold level powerseller status. Designed and established the business plan on my own
Obtained FAA private pilot certification in 2004

Schools Targeted:
Stanford, Wharton, Kellogs, Stern, UCLA, Berkeley

What are my realistic chances in any of these colleges with my current GMAT score. WIll improving my score to 750 help boost my chances by a significant extent?

Any advise will be appreciated

Regards
Div
Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesManhattan GMAT Discount Codes
Expert Post
MBA Admissions Consulting
User avatar
Joined: 20 Apr 2003
Posts: 4847
Location: Los Angeles CA
Followers: 42

Kudos [?]: 343 [0], given: 64

Re: 710 on GMAT (Quant 46, Verbal 41). Need Advice [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2005, 08:36
Expert's post
dvs112 wrote:
Hello Linda, Hjort:

I just took my GMAT today and got a score of 710. I am happy with the score but I am sure I could have done better, especially on the Quant. I think I allowed the GMAT to rattle me in the quant section and that bought about my downfall.

I just wanted to know if I should retake the GMAT. I fall in the worst demographic possible: Indian software engineer with 2-3 years work experience in the IT field. I plan to apply for fall 2007. In the meanwhile, I plan to solidify my work experience and add more community service. I would appreciate if someone could advise me on my best course of action

Background

Undergrad in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University with GPA 3.7
Decent extra curricular work in college but nothing spectacular.
Bridge correspondent for Electrical Engineering Honor Society

Currently working for a small software firm on the Jersey Shore for the last two years
Actively involved in charity work. On the Executive board of one charity
Actively involved in ebay with gold level powerseller status. Designed and established the business plan on my own
Obtained FAA private pilot certification in 2004

Schools Targeted:
Stanford, Wharton, Kellogs, Stern, UCLA, Berkeley

What are my realistic chances in any of these colleges with my current GMAT score. WIll improving my score to 750 help boost my chances by a significant extent?

Any advise will be appreciated

Regards
Div


Don't retake your GMAT. No school is going to reject you because of a 710 GMAT or admit you because of a 750 GMAT. Please see:
"The GMAT in MBA Admissions."
"MBA Admissions for Indian Applicants"

You will need to distinguish yourself in other ways than the GMAT.

Good luck!
_________________

Linda Abraham
Accepted
310-815-9553

Co-Author of: MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools

Follow Accepted on Twitter
Friend Accepted on Facebook
Subscribe to Accepted's Blog

    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Experts publish their posts in the topic Story of a 710 (46,41) hugoness 2 24 Apr 2014, 23:45
4 GMAT 710- 46Q, 41V The rollercoaster ride ummagumma 6 28 Mar 2013, 23:17
1 710 (Q46, V41) BigRedEnvEng 15 02 Oct 2010, 21:58
710 Quant 46, Verbal 41. Any Suggestions dvs112 8 18 Apr 2005, 13:23
710 Quant 46, Verbal 41. Any Suggestions dvs112 0 18 Apr 2005, 13:16
Display posts from previous: Sort by

710 on GMAT (Quant 46, Verbal 41). Need Advice

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.