I don;t like to be the bearer of bad news, but I think your schools you have chosen are too tough for you.

Let's look at some stats:

USC:

Average GPA 3.3

Average GMAT 690

GMAT 80% Range 640-740

SMU:

GMAT score distribution (applicant pool)

25th Percentile 540

10th Percentile 520

90th Percentile 690

75th Percentile 650

Average GMAT Score 591

50th Percentile (median) 590

Irvine:

GMAT score distribution (incoming class):

50th Percentile (median) 660

10th Percentile 610

75th Percentile 700

25th Percentile 640

90th Percentile 720

Average GMAT Score 663

Washington:

GMAT score distribution (incoming class):

Average GMAT Score 675

10th Percentile 590

25th Percentile 630

50th Percentile (median) 680

75th Percentile 710

90th Percentile 730

Only SMU is really within range for you

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Jon Frank

Founder, Admissionado

Admissionado.com

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