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# What are my chances ? 640(Q-47,V -31,AWA -5.0)

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07 May 2012, 06:37
Hi, I'm a female with Engineering background and IT experience of 5 + years. I took my GMAT for the first time two weeks back and got a 640

Q-47
V-31
AWA- 5.0.

Though I'm not craving for schools like Harvard or Stanford, I would definitely want to know my chances for being competitive in schools like Kellogg/s ,Cornell, Mc Combs, Ross. Can some body please advise?

Do I really need to retake GMAT?

Thanks!
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07 May 2012, 20:56
640 will not be competitive at schools like the ones you have mentioned. Retaking the exam is the best option if you are aiming for these schools.
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07 May 2012, 21:08
deepthi50 wrote:
Hi, I'm a female with Engineering background and IT experience of 5 + years. I took my GMAT for the first time two weeks back and got a 640

Q-47
V-31
AWA- 5.0.

Though I'm not craving for schools like Harvard or Stanford, I would definitely want to know my chances for being competitive in schools like Kellogg/s ,Cornell, Mc Combs, Ross. Can some body please advise?

Do I really need to retake GMAT?

Thanks!

Hello,

I appreciate your Questions and you may post such queries (related to chances of admissions) at the right section.

There are admissions experts at " Ask Admissions Expert " who will be happy to help you.

You should ideally retake your gmat, since you have taken it for the first time i would encourage you to work on your GMAT for some more time and retake it to cross 700 mark for the mentioned schools.

Rest it all depends on overall application e.g your quality of work ex, ECs etc

Thanks
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08 May 2012, 10:20
Thank You @Oasis GC and @Gyan One for your replies.

I will plan on retaking my GMAT and post my admission questions later in the right section next time...

But can any one of you answer some of my questions below?

As you look at my score, Verbal is the place where I scored less(V-31). I'm sure I'm good at English but I realised that I didn't reach the GMAT quality.

Is e-gmat a good course to consider for Verbal? I did read Manhattan GMAT books and found them quite good.I tried applying all techniques and strategies mentioned (like for the CR and RC).Now, I'm confused on what strategy to use to beat the verbal and what extra should I do to score more?

Also, in my practice tests, I realised if I do good in SC and CR but bad in RC it badly affected my scores. Is this true that we have to be solid in all the three(SC,RC and CR) to get a great verbal score?

Thank You.
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08 May 2012, 21:19
deepthi50 wrote:
Thank You @Oasis GC and @Gyan One for your replies.

I will plan on retaking my GMAT and post my admission questions later in the right section next time...

But can any one of you answer some of my questions below?

As you look at my score, Verbal is the place where I scored less(V-31). I'm sure I'm good at English but I realised that I didn't reach the GMAT quality.

Is e-gmat a good course to consider for Verbal? I did read Manhattan GMAT books and found them quite good.I tried applying all techniques and strategies mentioned (like for the CR and RC).Now, I'm confused on what strategy to use to beat the verbal and what extra should I do to score more?

Also, in my practice tests, I realised if I do good in SC and CR but bad in RC it badly affected my scores. Is this true that we have to be solid in all the three(SC,RC and CR) to get a great verbal score?

Thank You.

Hello,

e-gmat is a good option for verbal, you may read the reviews of e-gmat at the reviews section and can try their free trial.

MGMAT books are again great. If you think you are weak at verbal, you can try another approach for verbal and e-gmat or gmatpill should be good options. The best part is that these two courses come with money back gurantee (please double check this point) if you are retaking gmat.

Your performance across all three areas have to be solid for good GMAT Verbal score, you can not ignore RC and just focus on other two - this is an adaptive test, so your efficiency in all three is required (thought the competence across three may differ)

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10 Oct 2016, 06:17
Hi

I know everyone is very busy!
But can anyone please evaluate my profile. I am very interested in doing MS, or MBA, in finance from some good asian university.
Also, can you please suggest me some schools?

My GMAT score is 640 (Q50, V26, IR6). I have also taken GMAT last year. My score was: 620 (Q49, V26, IR:5). I am in no mood in taking another GMAT :p . Got some other engagements as well.

Work Experience:
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Regular Check Up Polyclinic (2013-Present)
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Description: I started a polyclinic, currently 3 clinics. We provide passive health-care services, such as dental, ayurved, and cardio.
Designation: Proprietor, Founder
Role: Founder , Entrepreneur- administrative and management , Marketing

NJ Solar Infra (P) Ltd. (2014-Present)
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Description: We consult our clients on solar project.
Our consultancy services include: developing of financial models-using excel, calculating depreciation and carrying out techno-economic viability
Working with another solar consultants to raise funds for small rooftop projects based on net metering
Designation: Director, Co-Founder
Role: Co-Founder, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Marketing: B2B & B2C

BU Group (Jun-Aug, 2012)
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Description: Focus on NDT testing
Designation: Intern
Role: Assisted company CEO (IITR Alumni)
Assisted the marketing team to carry out seminars in different companies and colleges for business development

WILLmed, Columbus, USA (May-Jul, 2010)
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Description: tech startup, focusing on non invasive glucose-meter
Designation: Intern
Role: Conducted competitive analysis with application of strategic and management tools
Analyzed medical data using MATLAB
*On tourist visa
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Graduation College: Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Ropar
Major: Electrical Engineering
GPA: 7.55
Year: 2009-13

XII: 79.6% (2008-09)
X: 86.4% (2006-07)
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2016 Course: EDP on solar energy, under Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises Certificate of Completion
2011 IIT Sem: 4 EE204: Signals and Systems Course rank # 1, Grade A
2010 IIT Sem: 2 MA102: Mathematics: Calculus 3D, Matrices, Space top 10 students among 800, Grade: A+
2010 IIT Sem: 2 Environmental Studies top 20% among 800, Grade: A
2009 IIT Sem: 1 PH101: Physics top 20% among 800, Grade: A
2009 IIT Sem: 1 MA101 Mathematics: Calculus 2D, Matrices top 20% among 800, Grade: A
2009 IIT Sem: 1 EC101A: C++ programming top 20% among 800, Grade: A
2009 Engineering Entrance Exam Results:
Category- GENERAL
IIT JEE: top 1% among 400,000 applicants
AIEEE: top 0.5% among 1,000,000 applicants
UPTU: top 0.1% among 250,000 applicants
2008 Senior Secondary Class Rank-1, IX
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2012-13 IIT To develop different market models for trading RECs in India
2012 IIT Valuation of Options, using Black Schole Method
2011 IIT Analysis on Modeling and Simulink of DC Motor and its Driving System Used for Wheeled Mobile Robot, using MATLAB
2011 IIT Valuation of Ford Share Price using Kalman Filter
2011 IIT Developed shoes that charge mobile phone using piezeo-elctric material, awarded: 2nd among 12 teams, certificate of honor & Trophy
2010 IIT Developed mobile appication: encrypting messages
2010 IIT Developed Solar Mailbox
2008 Class XII Recycling of Aluminium slab
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Participation in Anti Child Labor Rally and Global Warming
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Tennis
2011: IIT Kanpur- Sports fest - Certificate of Participation
2010: Inter IIT meet - Certificate of Participation
2004: Saifco Tennis Tournament - Certificate of Participation

Collage Magazine, IIT
Member, Editorial Team - Magazine Copy

Drama
2004 School Drama - Delhi Public School - Certificate of Participation

Debate/GD/ Speeches
2007-09 - Reference Letter

Vocab Competition
Mother Dairy Spell Vocab Challenger, Reached round-2 - Certificate of Participation

Science Competition
Young Scientist Talent Search Exam, under category-A - Certificate of Participation

Art Competition
1998 Class-2 - Certificate of Participation
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short term: work in private equity
long term: start my private equity funds in India, focusing mostly on small companies that are still working on old management techniques.
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