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Hi Guys,

Just 4 days before GMAT I had an accident and broke my leg. Basically was limited to only bed and was using wheel chair for mobility. I had spent good 2 months on my prep and was consistently getting 650 - 670 in simulation exams. With job the prep became so grueling that I thought it's best to give exam and see what happens.

Couldn't study at all till exam, basically just appeared and BOOM, got 580. Now I'm regretting a lot, shouldn't have appeared for exam but I was so exhausted and disappointed after the prep that I wanted this to get over with my limitations.

Please suggest what should I do? Should I just apply? I'm already targeting in the range of 50 - 100 top B Schools and already have 7 years of experience and past 29 now, so time is also not on my side.

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Really sorry to hear that. A broken leg would impact anyone's performance. Dont let it get you down. I suggest you re-schedule after your leg has healed.

Study in the meantime and hit the 650+ score then you can talk to Ad coms about how you overcame adversity. This will be a good story to tell few months down the road! Good luck.
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Hello haseebriaz - Really sorry to hear that and hope you are doing good now.

Your case is quite subjective and you can have both positive and negative responses. However, in my opinion, it is always better to get a higher score and then apply. Not saying that people with 580 can't get an admission to the range of target schools you have mentioned but a higher score will definitely increase your chances.

Hope this helps and wish you all the best!
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