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HELP PLEASE! SCORED A 500 ...Do shools consider this? [#permalink]
13 Nov 2009, 13:26
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Hello, I am from Venezuela. I've been scoring 600 to 680 on Gmatprep and other software. I took my Gmat test today and scored a horrible 500. I sent the scores to all the schools(KELLOGG, WHARTON, HARVARD, ROSS AND TUCK) I have already scheduled a new appointment. If I score better will the previous score be erased? Does anyone know if schools will consider a 500? How about if the will dismiss the previous score? Please help... Hopefully I'll do better, not sure what to do though since I went through all the books. I've been working in the marketing field for the past five years. I work for two years at procter & gamble, revlon, and 2 years at Kelloggs company. will this combined with recos and the horrible 500 gmat score have a shot a being considered by the schools mentioned above? Thanks in advance! naty
Re: HELP PLEASE! SCORED A 500 ...Do shools consider this? [#permalink]
16 Nov 2009, 00:08
if you work to improve your score, then the schools will only consider your highest score. just read through the forums and prepare a little better for your retake. if you improve your score, then getting a 500 the first time shouldn't hurt you (if anything, showing a very large improvement could be a sign of dedication on your part, which you could talk about in your essays. this would be a good thing rather than a bad thing)