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# Ran out of time in actual gmat today 730..

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27 Dec 2008, 18:19
Hi,
Just came back from taking GMAT, and I ran out of time in both V and Q. Bummed out due to it.
I guessed at random last 3 problems that looked easy on the surface in Quant, and last 4 problems in Verbal in the last few remaining seconds.

I got a 730 with 49 Q, 40 V, but I was doing better on gmatprep (760).

Any ideas how much running out of time made my score lower at the end......

I am aiming high (probably deludedly so) at just top schools, and other than a top-undergrad school outside US, I dont have any distinguishing factor. I thought a great score in GMAT will give me the edge that I needed.

Is retaking worth the hassle at this score?
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27 Dec 2008, 18:51
No I wouldn't bother retaking the GMAT. A marginal increase in your score prob won't benefit you much
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27 Dec 2008, 18:56
you should spend time on essays or in extra-currics. putting together an outstanding set of essays will do you more good than spending that same amount of time trying to get an extra 30 points.
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27 Dec 2008, 19:13
What are your plans? Are you trying to get applications in for Round II? Or are you applying next year?
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27 Dec 2008, 23:28
I have been hoping to get my apps in for round II but as the deadlines near (about 8-9 days left now), I have nothing done yet except GMAT that I took today. I have thought a bit about essays but nothing more.

People who have experience can they please tell if it still doable or am I deluding myself that I could still do make to round 2? Does round 3 instead of 2 diminish ones chances profoundly?
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28 Dec 2008, 01:03
Round III is much more competitive. Average acceptance rates for the Top-10 is under 2% (as opposed to Round I which is over 10%).
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