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Please evaluate my profile for Masters Programme [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2011, 04:50
I wish to apply for the elite masters in management programs, which require no work experience.

My profile:

Age - 21
Nationality - Indian
Undergrad - Bachelors in Management Studies from Mumbai University. Graduated with 82% aggregate score - top 1% of class.
Work Experience - 2 internships of 2 months each, at startups.
GMAT - 670 Q48 V35 (Was expecting 720-730)

Others- Ample amount of team work experience.
Core committee member of the organizing committees of 3 different events of my college for 3 successive years.

I feel that my stint at the startup and my experience with the events was really amazing and I can effectively market them through my essays.

I plan to apply for LBS MiM, Duke MMS, LSE MiM-CEMS and St.Gallen MA.SIM. Are my chances still dim, considering that these programs are difficult to get into, as far as I have heard ? Do I need to retake the GMAT ?

As per their websites my GMAT score is a tad more than the average/median scores. I was targeting a scholarship but that seems next to impossible now. Do you think my chances of admission are dim ?
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Re: Please evaluate my profile for Masters Programme [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2011, 13:09
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Hi akhileshgupta05,

If you were expecting your GMAT score to be 60 points higher, I recommend taking the test for a second time. On your application your GMAT score will be self-reported, so MBA admissions teams will only focus on your highest score. There is no harm to taking the test again (the only cost is the test price and your time).

Hope this was of help.

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