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Low GMAT Score

by subudani » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:59 pm
In my first attempt i scored 660
in my second attempt i scored significantly lower
How will the admission committee look at this lower score
Can i apply with the higher score
and should i retake the GMAT.

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by NextGreatLeader » Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:34 am
Most admissions committees will only consider your highest score, so don't worry about the second test. You should retake the GMAT if you have time and believe that you can do significantly better, and if the average for your target schools is significantly above 660.

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by shrutikirtisharma » Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:39 am
What do you mean by significantly above?

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by money9111 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:19 am
When you apply they will see ALL of your scores. If you scored lower on the 2nd attempt then that's not an issue because they're worried about what they will report and that would be the 660. Any improvement at this point would be a smart move - depending on where you apply. If it's a top school then remember that you are competing against the top people in the world! If you think you can do better then why not try?
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