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# 720 on GMAT ---what to make of the score

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Joined: 15 Jun 2013
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Location: United States
GMAT 1: 720 Q51 V35
GPA: 3.1
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
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15 Jun 2013, 18:48
I wrote my GMAT today and got a 720 with 51 in QA and 35 in VA. Made a mess in the verbal section. Had to rush through the last 10 questions in verbal in 6-7 minutes

My total work experience will be 3 years on 21st June with 15 months of work experience in Toronto,CA (currently working) and the rest in India and i am planning to start my mba next year. I m not sure what to make of this score .

Can someone please advise if this is a good score to get into a descent college and which colleges i can aim for. I have no geographical constraints.

Also, is ISB a realistic option with this score ??

Thanks

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16 Jun 2013, 15:04
Hi there,

Firstly - that's a great score! Congratulations! As an Indian applicant, you're at a good enough score to compete. Ok - so maybe other applicants in your pool have slightly higher scores but at the moment you're right at average and that's good enough. As an Indian applicant, you will never be able to use your GMAT score as a differentiator. Therefore, it has to be good enough and that's it. While your verbal score is on the lower side, it's not the end of the world. I wouldn't suggest taking it again honestly. If they are concerned with your verbal score, they can look to your essay and recommendations to make sure you the communication skills necessary to be successful.

As for potential schools, well I'll need a lot more information. For example, what's your profession? What kind of experiences? Any leadership? What did you do in Toronto. What company do you work for? Why do you want an MBA? What career are you looking to go into after? How was your undergraduate GPA? What extracurriculars are you in? In other words, school options have a lot of inputs that go into a good discussion and suggesting programs simply because you scored a 720 would be both useless and misleading.

Looking forward to learning more!

Bhavik
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GMAT 1: 720 Q51 V49
GPA: 3.8
WE: Corporate Finance (Consulting)
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21 Jun 2013, 22:31
Hi,

Your GMAT scores seem impressive. Kindly elaborate about your job, achievements in or outside work place, acads, undergrad scores/institute, headship examples, short/long term goals, ECs and other skills. This will help me to evaluate your profile in a better way. However, you may try your chances in b-school(s) by clicking http://www.apphelp.co.in/Bschool-selection.htm

Let me know in case of further queries. You may PM your details for school selection & profile evaluation in length.

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Erina

sg33 wrote:
I wrote my GMAT today and got a 720 with 51 in QA and 35 in VA. Made a mess in the verbal section. Had to rush through the last 10 questions in verbal in 6-7 minutes

My total work experience will be 3 years on 21st June with 15 months of work experience in Toronto,CA (currently working) and the rest in India and i am planning to start my mba next year. I m not sure what to make of this score .

Can someone please advise if this is a good score to get into a descent college and which colleges i can aim for. I have no geographical constraints.

Also, is ISB a realistic option with this score ??

Thanks

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