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New post 10 Jul 2011, 07:00
Hi Alex,

Please let me know your thoughts, your help is much appreciated!

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New post 11 Jul 2011, 15:04
It's quite simple.

If you're confident you can boost the quant score without much effort, then you can retake the GMAT *and* still make it in time for R1 -- you'll have time to work on the essays as well as GMAT prep if again the 72% quant was simply a "bad hair day" for you. In the end, it's not going to make a huge difference, but it can help.

In all, you're targeting the right range of schools, so it's just a matter of deciding whether you are willing to retake the GMAT or not for noticeable (but not essential) benefit.
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New post 12 Jul 2011, 06:36
Good morning Alex,

Your reply is much appreciated. One last question, of the schools I mentioned, are any of them "must applys" in round 1 for the better chance given my profile? I've elected to take the GMAT again and want to game-plan the next few months.

Also, I saw on your website that you offer customized services at $250/hour, would that apply, for example, if I just need some essays reviewed? What is your estimated turnaround as well?

Thanks again!

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New post 12 Jul 2011, 14:52
Columbia is the only one where you should get it in by their Early Decision round (their equivalent of R1).

If you're asking about my services, just email me directly.
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