A 650 score combined with your distinctive background would make you competitive at a number of decent programs, for example, Emory, Washington (Foster), Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Penn State, Michigan State, SMU Cox etc. If you are aiming for Top 20 schools you will need to raise the score your Quant and Verbal scores are above the 80th percentile. Keep in mind that while your dentistry background will help you stand out from other Indian applicants, schools need to limit the percentage of applicants from any one country they admit, and the Indian applicant pool is among the most 'oversubscribed'...
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i am quite new to this forum and joined it recently. i have a few questions to the experts. i am a dentist based in india and have done my masters in dentistry about 3 yrs back. i started preparing for GMAT in june 2012, and have written it twice already. first was on sep 15 and my score was 640. then after two months of sheer hard work, i wrote it again n scored a dismal 650 today. i am very disappointed and want to know whether i stand any chance with this score or should i prepare for GMAT once more. please do send in your reviews. also what score would b ideal for a person like me who is from a diverse background and i want to get in to a great b school like hbs or lbs.
looking forward to a reply from your end
dr manish jain
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