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Quant score 45 - Will it hurt me? [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2005, 06:12
I have a quick question regarding my quant score. My composite score was a 710. My quant score however is a 45 or 77% (Verbal 41). My question is whether my quant score is going to affect my chances at the ultra elite and elite schools. I have a quant background in undergrad -albeit not as much quant as many on this web site. I took 3 statistics classes, one buisness Calc. class, and Calc. I from the math dept. I also have a econ degree with a couple of finance classes under my belt (All A's). I am still worried that my quant score is going to hinder my chances. What do you think?

I thought if I could score in the 700's my worries would be put to rest. Yeah right! Your input would be much appreciated.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2005, 13:17
Unfortunately our worries are never put to rest. Fortunately, in this case they may be a bit misplaced. 710 / 77% Quant is still a solid score. If you don't get intot top schools it won't be because of your GMAT. As such, I'd spend time on strengthening other application components.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Oct 2005, 13:47
Thanks for the confidence boost. I will be placing every bit of focus I can muster on the other parts of my application.
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2005, 14:46
Scott or Omari, I have realized that getting in another application in before the round 2 deadline is not possible. Especially since the holidays are right around the corner. I would like your opinion on whether I should apply in round 3. Am I throwing my money away? Schools I would still like to apply are Stanford and/or Duke. I know these are highly selective schools so your honest opinion would be greatly appreciated. My profile is below.

My profile:
Age: 29 - Married with 1 child on the way
Undergrad GPA: 3.82 - B.S. Economics (Weber State University)
GMAT: 710 (Q: 45 V: 41)
Areas of Focus: Mgmt. and Finance
Professional Work Exp.:
-2 years management for non-profit organization in southwest U.K.
-3 years financial manager 10th Air Base Wing (USAF) - budget >$100 million
Part-Time Work Experience
-Teaching Assistant - WSU MBA Quantitative Methods Class
-Research Analyst - U.K. Parliament
Academic/Professional Accomplishments:
-FBLA national economics competition - 1st place out of more than 100 contestants
-Golden Key, Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society
-Hansard Scholar (national award), Wall Street Fellowship Scholar (WSU award)
-Employee of the Quarter - selected from more than 400 other employees
-Summer abroad at London School of Economics (3.78 GPA)

I know this is limited information to base your judgment on, but I am interested in your opinion because your insight so far in my application process has been invaluable.

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 [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2005, 19:21
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Honestly, I do think that this is throwing money away, not because of your profile, but just because of the odds. If you were applying to lower-ranked schools, it might be different. But you're talking about the most selective (statistically) school in the country, and another one that's not too far behind. You may stand a chance with Fuqua, but Stanford would probably be a long shot.

I don't mean to sound discouraging!

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