First, keep in mind that many top EMBA programs don’t even require the GMAT (e.g., MIT, Kellogg, and in Europe IMD).
Otherwise, your score should suffice for most EMBA
programs, as those that do require it weight it less than regular MBA programs do. Also, your stellar academic record will mitigate the low IR and AWA – and the AWA isn’t a major consideration usually for adcoms. (They would pay more attention to it if they had cause to worry about your verbal/communication skills.) That said, when it comes to any standardized test, higher is always better. So if you can retake it with reasonable effort, by all means do so. But if it would require much preparation for you, I consider your current score fine, and you can probably better spend your time.
And your level and quantity of work experience looks in line with top EMBA requirements.
Overall, from the information provided, I believe you are a credible applicant to top EMBA programs. I would consider them on-pars or reasonable reaches, depending on the specific programs.
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