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

It is currently 11 Feb 2016, 07:40
GMAT Club Tests


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.

for You

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

Your Progress

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


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

GMAT IR Score Inquiry

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 14 Nov 2012
Posts: 22
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V39
GPA: 3.75
WE: Analyst (Consulting)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

GMAT IR Score Inquiry [#permalink] New post 20 Apr 2013, 11:16
I scored a 710 (49-Q, 39-V) on my second GMAT. I just got the score report back and scored a 5/6 (which is good enough) on the AWA and a 5/8 on the IR. I know the IR is a little on the low end. My first GMAT I scored a 640 (I didn't study as much or put the time that I needed to score a 700+), but my IR was a 7/8 (AWA 5/ no different). I plan to apply to some top 20 mba programs in another 3 or 4 years or so. I'm happy with a 710, and especially since both my verbal and quant sub-scores are greater than 80th-percentile. I work in consulting and do a ton of statistical/data analysis, so I do not believe a 5/8 on my IR really reflects my ability in those areas. Also, a 5/8 isn't necessarily "bombing" that section, it just isn't an elite score that correlates with the rest of my profile.

So my question is: is a 5/8 on my higher overall score GMAT a pause for concern? Considering that I received a 7/8 on my first GMAT (though the overall score was lower), my quant score was still strong, the IR is a relatively new section, and I work with data every single day. I'm open to any thoughts, feedback, and suggestions. I will say: I would highly prefer not to take the GMAT again....I'm super busy with work and the philanthropic organizations I volunteer with on my weekends. Thanks in advance for the help.
Kaplan Promo CodeKnewton GMAT Discount CodesManhattan GMAT Discount Codes
GMAT IR Score Inquiry   [#permalink] 20 Apr 2013, 11:16
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Experts publish their posts in the topic Profile evaluation - GMAT 580 (Q:44 V:25 IR:6) aakrity 2 23 Dec 2013, 09:19
High IR score, lower (comparatively) Combined Score TK01 2 08 Oct 2012, 07:06
Experts publish their posts in the topic Low GMAT score chances rejololo 3 14 May 2012, 06:50
Inconsistant GMAT scores lesun 3 19 Dec 2011, 13:50
Low GMAT score success? InspiredAnimal 0 30 May 2011, 15:59
Display posts from previous: Sort by

GMAT IR Score Inquiry

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: OasisGC

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| 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®.