Low GMAT : Duke with Partial Scholarship

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Low GMAT : Duke with Partial Scholarship

by randude » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:04 pm
I did not get a stellar GMAT but made to Duke. I think essays and the overall application did the trick for me. Since, I did not perform well on the GMAT, I decided to focus on my Essays and thought of taking professional help(myessayreview.com). I was looking for a personalized (1-1) essay review help. While doing my research, I talked to a few other big brand Essay editing companies, but realized that their process is too mechanical rather than personal. Next, I came across some great reviews about Poonam's essay services on GMAT Club and few other online forums and talked to her previous clients. I also found the pricing of myessayreview to be reasonable. The one hour session we had was very useful. We formulated the strategy on how to proceed with the applications, talked about which schools to apply and how the essay review process will work.

While writing an essay, I got so engrossed in making the essay impactful that sometimes I forgot what the question is actually asking and what the admission committee is looking for. This is when Poonam's comments / edits on the essay started making sense as she steered me in the right direction. It was also nice to have someone read your stories in an unbiased way ( the way admissions committee will probably review it)

The basic framework of an essay / letter is very critical because it makes sure that you cover all the aspects of the question. Poonam helped me define this structure for each question, and this helped me in making my story more impactful and complete. After getting all the essential components of the story, she helped me trim my essays to the allowed word limit. Her edits were just perfect in all areas, such as sentence structure, word choice, punctuation, and grammar. The turnarounds were exactly as stated on the website (24-48 hours). Poonam was always there to address all my concerns and queries.

I had a great experience working with Poonam. It would have been very difficult to complete those essays effectively and on time without her help. Her guidance on my application ( essays, résumé, LOR's) got me an admit offer from Duke + Scholarship with a below 650 GMAT score. I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Poonam.

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by [email protected] » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:17 am
From a fellow Dukie, you are going to love it! Congrats on your acceptance. Now you just need to decide what to do...
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