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GMAT will be competative

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Post Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:01 am
Hi,

Please could you tell me why you feel this year's MBA admissions will be ultra competative ? Also how should one go about this application process to get the most and would it be better to apply next year is the MBA application would be less competative ?

I would just like top share my history with you to get a perspective of the schools I am considering. Please guide me as to whether I am right ?

GMAT : 700 (90th Percentile) GPA 3.9/4.0 (Purdue - Krannert Management)
Work Exp: 3 Years in my own organization in Mumbai, India

My first choice:
Wharton, Stanford, Howard, Berkley, INSEAD, NYU, Kellog, Univ of Chicago

Safety School:
USC, --- I need more help here - Please guide me

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Hi Asa,
Thanks for your reply. Regarding the 2010 application year, its hard to say. In my opinion, I do believe admission will be 'slightly' easier next year. My thought is that the economy will pick up and therefore there will be less applicants next year. However, many applicants that didnt get in this year, will likely reapply next year... but overall, I think things should improve.

I would be happy to suggest some schools. Can you tell me more about your background and post-MBA career interests?

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thanks nikhil,

but could you also tll me whether you think the MBA pool would be less competative next year ? then may be I should avoid the MBA this year and do it next year ?

Also could you guide me as to where I can find a list of a colleges where you think i might be a good fit for an MBA?

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Post Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:49 am
Hi Asa,
Thanks for your reply. Regarding the 2010 application year, its hard to say. In my opinion, I do believe admission will be 'slightly' easier next year. My thought is that the economy will pick up and therefore there will be less applicants next year. However, many applicants that didnt get in this year, will likely reapply next year... but overall, I think things should improve.

I would be happy to suggest some schools. Can you tell me more about your background and post-MBA career interests?

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