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GMAT 650 - which colleges can i apply?

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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:57 am
Hi All,

Today i gave GMAT and got 650 - 79 percentile [quant - 49 (86 percentile) and verbal - 30 (55 percentile)]. currently working as s/w engineer. Few details of my profile:-

10th class - 84 % marks (CBSE)
12 th class - 61 % marks (tougher state board)
BE - computer sciene, manipal (CGPA - 3.2 out of 4)

Total work exp - 4.5 years.

July 2006 to may 2008 - Fidelity investment banaglore
june 2008 to till date - Thomson reuters Bangalore.

I am willing to do full time MBA. Don't want to go to US and Canada as expenses will be very high ( i have heard that it costs around 50 lacs for whole course) so targetting colleges in India, singapore and UK. Please suggest which colleges should i apply?? Please also let me know if there is any other college in any other part of the world but it should be a good college.

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Hi you are having good profile
you should try for Manchester business school or Imperial College London
they are really good b schools ...

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Bblast & shreeman,

please let us know where you got the admit(s).
bb is still struggling with GMAT, admit is far away,,,, Neutral

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A Guideline for MBA Seekers

Your post-MBA success depends largely on your pre-MBA choice and there are a number of important things to consider before filling out that application.

What qualifications are you after?
Faculty matters
Networking and alumni
Location is a factor
Rankings

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Hi guys I am going to share my experience with you.I have attended GMAT exam and i have got 650.This is very less score to get addmitioin in a good college then some of my friend told me about spotcollege com i have called them and discuss the exam score they helped me a lot and now i am studying in a good university in u.s.a thanks to him.

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Hi,

I have also scored 650 in GMAT (Verbal 36, Quant 44). I have 2 years of work ex. What r my chances anywhere??

Thanks,
Raghav

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Bblast & shreeman,

please let us know where you got the admit(s).

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Post Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:28 am
hey shreeman, i have similar background and the same gmat score, any update on ur progress ? i was also targeting sp jain or nanyang for 2011.

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Post Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:40 pm
Hi shreeman

I think 650 is a decent score and dont let anyone tell u otherwise....

lots of people get into good univs with 600+ scores so u need not worry about ur score.... for proof, there is another thread here about a person entering Columbia with 660 Smile

So i think u should just go ahead and apply

cheers

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Post Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:54 am
Hello guys,

I am still confused. Shall i write GMAT once again but dont you think it will be too late for 2011 admissions.
What are my chances at NTU/NUS singapore? shall i go ahead and apply at these 2 colleges?

Thank you.

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i think you should target uk as you have 3 yrs + experience and the quality of teaching is better in uk than in india or u can try for melbourne business school or other good universities in aus/singapore..

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Post Tue Dec 07, 2010 4:30 am
Thanks for your quick reply.

I am listing few colleges can you please suggest what are my chances?

Great lakes chennai india
ISB ( not possible - out of reach)

NUS singapore
Nanyang ( i know it is out of reach)

Manchester business school
Warwick
Cranfield
Cass
said Business school - oxford
cambridge business school
Imperial Business school

can you please name few colleges in US which are worth applying and worth doing an MBA?

Thanks a lot.

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My $0.02!

Your profile seems good to Non-US schools with few exceptions. ISB may ask for more than 700 but its worth giving a shot given your background.

In S'pore, your profile just fits for NUS MBA or SP Jain Institute.

But in my opinion, you should also go for US schools although they're expensive. Maybe through an education loan. It is a great investment if you try for top b-schools in US and it pays great dividends later when you'll easily repay your debts.

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