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“Should I Reattempt or Should I Reinstate?”

This is Pulkit a mechanical engineer working in an oil and gas sector and have an experience of 6 years. I recently wrote GMAT and scored a 620 with Q49 and V25. Although I kept scoring a constant 580ish in my mocks , l was expecting this result. Well, the day before writing the exam I made my mind that anything below 650 will be an unacceptable score for me and hence i cancelled my score.

I started the GMAT preparation in the month of May and took almost 3.5 months to get ready for exam (which I guess I wasn’t). Before preparation my only aim was to score a decent score of above 700. Honestly I didn’t even know which all schools do accept a score of 700. Now, days after writing the exam and getting a 620 I have realised and came across various colleges that accept a sub 650 score and a have a very high ROI. Question is should I reboot and restart my GMAT journey or I reinstate my score of 620 and apply to some decent colleges which can accept this score. I very well know that I won’t get any Scholarship with this score but would it be worth giving a try with 620!

Also please let me know which all colleges can I apply with this score.
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Hi pulkit1101,

The process of applying to (and ultimately attending) Business School will require a big investment of time, money and energy on your part, so you really should make sure that the Programs that you apply to match your career goals/needs. There are a variety of factors that go into selecting the Schools that you'll apply to. Instead of just applying to Programs in which you might have a good chance to 'get in', here are some other things to think about:

1) Is there a particular company that you want to work for or industry that you want to work in? Certain degrees are more appropriate than others if you have a specific career goal.
2) What do you want your MBA to do for you?
3) Do you want to go to School full-time or part-time?
4) Are you willing to relocate? Are you comfortable with working through a program that is primarily online?
5) Are you going to be applying for scholarships?
Etc.

It's okay if you don't have answers to any of these questions just yet, but you really should try to define all of the important variables in terms of your goals, so that you can tailor your entire approach to getting into the best School that matches what you're looking for. THAT type of analysis will help you to define whether you should retake the GMAT or not.

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Hi pulkit1101,

Based on your story, it sounds as though you scored 50 points higher on the real GMAT than you did on your practice exams, right? That being said, the real question is whether you’d be happy at the schools that are willing to accept a 620. If so, then you probably do not have to retake the GMAT. If not, then yes, gear up for a retake. If you do decide to retake the GMAT, feel free to reach back out, and I’d be happy to provide some advice regarding your study plan.

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