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Urgent help required!

Post Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:09 pm
Hi,

I am 4 days away from Stern Round 2 deadline and I have my application ready. The glitch is, I gave my GMAT recently and performed bad. I got a 640. My question is should I go ahead and apply in Round 2 on Nov 15th and tell the admissions team in the optional essay that I plan to take my GMAT again in 3 weeks? Or, should I apply in Round 3, in January, with a better score? I am an international applicant and Stern encourages international applicants to apply by Nov 15th. I am in a dilemma. Please help!

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Post Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:58 am
Where are you from? If not from an over represented country, I would wait until January and improve the score. cheers, Alex

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Post Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:46 pm
Hi Alex,

Thank you for your response. I am from India, and I figured to cut competition I should probably apply this November deadline. I went ahead and submitted my application. I wrote in the optional essay that I plan to retake GMAT in 4 weeks.

Mu question is - should I be worried? Should I have applied in January? Does applying now even slightly decrease my chances?

Thank you.

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Post Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:13 am
No need to worry about what you cannot change. Being from India, getting an application in early is important. cheers, Alex

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