You are in a challenging spot because your application pool is so large. You will be stacked up against plenty of other applicants with similar paper qualifications, but with 5x the WE. You will need to think about how you are still competitive and can standout against someone with a similar background yet more WE. The key to this will be in your story an dhow you cast your vision. One mistake other applicants have made in the past is to simply list attributes about themselves vs. telling anectodtes. Make your application come alive by painting with color. As far as school selection goes, you may need to target top 20 instead of top 10 despite your good GMAT score. Assuming you are dedicated to going back in 2012, you could use this strategy to leverage your GMAT for schools that are not quite as competitive and would benefit from more high-GMAT applicants to boost their average. let us know if we can help.
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