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Should I retake the GMAT?

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Hi!

I took my first exam today and scored a 690. V44, Q40 and IR:6.

I'm worried about the big discrepancy between verbal and quant. When I was studying I was scoring Q44 at the highest, so I'm not sure it would be worth it.

I'm planning to apply to schools in Europe like IE, IESE, ESADE, and Bocconi.
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Hi! Yes, I would retake. A 40 Quant is on the low end, and it sounds like you can score significantly higher (I think a 44 vs 40 is a big enough difference). Plus, schools always consider your highest score so retaking never hurts. While your overall score is solid and in range for those schools, I would definitely give it another shot. A higher score would improve your chances.

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Hi!

I took my first exam today and scored a 690. V44, Q40 and IR:6.

I'm worried about the big discrepancy between verbal and quant. When I was studying I was scoring Q44 at the highest, so I'm not sure it would be worth it.

I'm planning to apply to schools in Europe like IE, IESE, ESADE, and Bocconi.

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Hi Kate,

Thanks for the reply! Guess I'll get studying again :)
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I know it's no fun, but I hope it's well worth the effort! :-)

paigety wrote:
Hi Kate,

Thanks for the reply! Guess I'll get studying again :)

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