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# Importance of AWA in ms finance

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17 Dec 2011, 22:27
Sir i have 740 in my Gmat but a 5 in my AWA..i am applying for International finance at HEC..IS the AWA marks important for this course?
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18 Dec 2011, 00:57
Anything above a 3.5 AWA is generally considered acceptable. With a 5 you are perfectly fine for any program. A 5.5 is only 76th percentile, and 6 is somewhere in the 80's.

You've got nothing to worry about. Don't even consider a retake just for a 5 AWA. If you had a 3.5 or below you may consider it. Congrats on the great score!
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18 Dec 2011, 11:49
@GMATLA thank you sir for your reply..I was a bit worried..thank you for clearing it out!
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23 Dec 2011, 06:54
I'm in at HEC and I had a 5.0 AWA. Don't think it's that important.
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