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Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 18 Jul 2011, 07:04
Thanks in advance..
Good luck to all!

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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2011, 06:01
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Hello goktug26, thanks for your question.

Your GPA will be a challenge. I would try to explain the mitigating factors in the optional essay. Keep in mind that other applicants will have faced similar circumstances in university. Try to call out the factors of your case that really stand out. Moreover, do you have any other analogue that is a better representation of your academic ability and potential? Programs will want to know that you can handle the material.

Your competitiveness will really come down to the quality of your leadership experience both in and out of the office. Can you point to “moments” where you have influenced people/organizations, driven results, or taken initiative? The more you can demonstrate your leadership potential, the better your chances at these programs.

In terms of extracurricular activities, university ones don’t factor in as much. Some programs ask outright for experiences from the past 3 years. Do you have any non-work activities where you can point to your leadership or teamwork skills?

In terms of your post-MBA goals, I am not totally clear on why you need an MBA. You will need to make a persuasive case to the admissions committees about why taking 2 years off will actually jumpstart your already burgeoning consulting career.

I hesitate to make definitive calls without a GMAT score and more information about the quality of your leadership experience and how you would mitigate your GPA. With limited data, I think you could shoot for Berkeley and other similar programs (e.g., Tuck, Ross).

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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2015, 23:39
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I took my GMAT few days back and ended up scoring 660/Q49 , V31 ... Does my verbal score affect my prospects of admission into colleges I apply?? ... I scored much lower than I could in Verbal because of improper time management :( .. I want to retake GMAT in September this year... But... Iam little sceptic that I would miss applying in Round 1 and might have to apply in Round 2 itself...

My GPA is 3.8
Work experience : 2 years in IT field

Can you please suggest if I need to retake GMAT or start the application process??

Thanks in advance!!
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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 18 Jul 2015, 00:27
mravilla wrote:
Hi

I took my GMAT few days back and ended up scoring 660/Q49 , V31 ... Does my verbal score affect my prospects of admission into colleges I apply?? ... I scored much lower than I could in Verbal because of improper time management :( .. I want to retake GMAT in September this year... But... Iam little sceptic that I would miss applying in Round 1 and might have to apply in Round 2 itself...

My GPA is 3.8
Work experience : 2 years in IT field

Can you please suggest if I need to retake GMAT or start the application process??

Thanks in advance!!


Just wanted to interject and say that it all depends on what school you plan to apply. Your verbal score may not be as far off as you imagine as significantly more people score much higher in Quantitative than verbal especially if you come from a STEM degree.
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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 18 Jul 2015, 02:03
Thanks for the reply.... Iam looking forward to apply for Full-Time General management stream in bschools in US .Please tell me which good universities are in my reach and How can I get in touch with the universities!!?...which application consultants are good that can help me in preparing a better application to universities??

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mravilla wrote:
Hi

I took my GMAT few days back and ended up scoring 660/Q49 , V31 ... Does my verbal score affect my prospects of admission into colleges I apply?? ... I scored much lower than I could in Verbal because of improper time management :( .. I want to retake GMAT in September this year... But... Iam little sceptic that I would miss applying in Round 1 and might have to apply in Round 2 itself...

My GPA is 3.8
Work experience : 2 years in IT field

Can you please suggest if I need to retake GMAT or start the application process??

Thanks in advance!!


Just wanted to interject and say that it all depends on what school you plan to apply. Your verbal score may not be as far off as you imagine as significantly more people score much higher in Quantitative than verbal especially if you come from a STEM degree.
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Re: Profile Evaluation request [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2015, 20:22
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Hello,

It sounds like you could use some assistance with this whole application process. We have a team of experienced admissions consultants available, and we do start by offering a free 30 minute consultation option, so if you are interested, you can register for that at www.mbamission.com/consult.

You would ideally like to score at or above the school's average GMAT; each school posts their GMAT on their website and they're also listed on rankings such as the US News & World Report ranking. So if you feel you could score significantly better by re-taking, that could bump up your chances at more competitive schools, even if Round 2, just food for thought! Good luck and let us know how we can help!
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