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# Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b]

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Joined: 24 Jul 2017
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GMAT 1: 690 Q48 V35
Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b] [#permalink]

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19 Sep 2017, 05:17
Hi Folks,

This is my GMAT score report (19/09/2017):

Q48 (69 percentile)
V35 (76 percentile)
IR3 (26 percentile)

I have decided to give the GMAT again, because I think I can get a 700+ score.
I need advice on whether to cancel my current score. I am afraid that my quant and IR percentile will look bad on my profile.
I am aware that a score of >4 is a must on IR when you are aiming for the top 25 universities.
I am confident that I will get a score more than 3 on the IR (I have been scoring 8 in all mocks), but I am not confident whether I will be able to explain my score of 3 to the adcoms .
So should I cancel my current score? If not then how bad will my current score look on my profile?
Also I have 72 hours to cancel my score

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GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
Re: Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b] [#permalink]

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19 Sep 2017, 05:53
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There is no harm in canceling since you can always resurrect your score for an extra \$\$
I would not even clog your mind with this question. If you do worse in the next attempt, you can cancel next score and reinstate this one.

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GMAT 1: 620 Q44 V32
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Re: Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b] [#permalink]

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19 Sep 2017, 16:13
I think without knowing more about your candidacy profile, cancelling a score as good as 690 is not a logical decision.
Keeping the score i think will be helpful and shows that you are a high achieving person. Even though you got a 690 in your first try, you didn't accept it is your level and therefore aimed for higher.
At the end of the day, it is your decision.

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Re: Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b]   [#permalink] 19 Sep 2017, 16:13
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# Need advice on whether to cancel my GMAT score of 690 [b](IR 3)[/b]

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