Male/Asian/Software Engineer/Originated Hong Kong/Working in NYC
GMAT (680, 49Q, 34V, 5.0 AWA)
6-year software engineer in various tech comopanies
2-year Senior Software Engineer in Bloomberg LP currently, specialized in derivatives software
BS in Computer Engineering in The University of Texas at Austin, GPA 3.5/4.0
MS in Computer Engineering in UC Irvine, GPA 3.9/4.0
-Not much (I know that’s my weakness!)
-freelance project in building websites
-freelance software project in building automated trading system.
Pursue Entrepreneurship after graduation, specifically in Tech related startup
How are my chances for above schools?
Should I retake my GMAT?
Will a 700+ GMAT or 1st round application more helpful?
Any other school I should consider?
YOu're welcome. Thanks for your post. To answer your questions:
All the schools on your list are stretch programs for you.
Yes you should retake your GMAT or adjust your target schools.
CMU Tepper, UCLA, Duke
Were you doing better on practice exams? Do you think you can improve your score? If yes, then I definitely recommend a retake even it means postponing to round 2.
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