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To opt for Olin(WashU) or not [#permalink] New post 21 May 2012, 07:51
Hi,
I am an indian candidate,will complete 4 years of experience in August.I had applied for 4 colleges using my GRE score(1420) in Round 3. I applied to Kellogg,Cornell,Wisconsin,Olin(washington univ st louis). Kellogg rejected without interviewing me whereas i was interviewed by the rest.I had appeared for GMAT once and scored 620.
Finally i have received admit from Olin but was rejected by the remaining colleges.
Now,I am in a state of dilemma.Should i appear for GMAT,hope to score above 700 and then apply to better colleges or take up Olin?
My concern is that the top consulting companies do not recruit there.
Another reason for my dilemma is that after applying to these colleges,i won an international competition hosted by the economist and achieved other things that i havent put in my resume. Thus my inclination to apply for top ranked schools.Please throw some light on Olin as a school and its brand value.
Thanks for your time,
Shreeraj
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Re: To opt for Olin(WashU) or not [#permalink] New post 30 May 2012, 04:42
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Well Sheeraj,
The main question you need to answer yourself is: Can I get to my goals by attending Olin? If you believe you can (and for this you will need to at least speak with graduates of the school, if not visit), then it would be a little bit risky to reapply and reject your place. If, on the other hand you discover that they school cannot help you reach your goals, it might be worth your while to take the risk...

I know it's not a straight answer of "go here" or "don't go here", but a lot depends on the specifics of your own situation and your own goals.
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