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Need help on answering these interview questions

Hi, The following questions can be helpful to anyone and not just to me. Hence, I request the experts, consultants and students who have given the interviews to pitch in. The inputs can be generic such as how do I prepare for a response that makes sense and validates who I am (I mean it shouldn't me...

by sidceg

Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Need help on answering these interview questions
Replies: 1
Views: 1251

Uploading unofficial GMAT score report - do's and don'ts

Hi, For initial application review, it is known that many schools accept unofficial GMAT scores (which is test taker's copy with all the cancelled score(s) , which is/are now not informed to the schools, and the list of schools , for which the score report was requested. I want to know whether it is...


How can I not report cancelled scores?

The score report I received from GMAC includes the cancelled score information. Since we typically upload the test taker's copy, which we receive from GMAC in our email, as part of the application, the schools eventually get to know that I canceled the score thereby not serving any benefit though GM...

by sidceg

Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: How can I not report cancelled scores?
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Now that I have analyzed the why I should take the GMAT once more, I wanted to know what will be the damage if I don't score at least as good as my current 700. Now if you want to cancel your score, schools won't see evidence that you sat for the exam, so a lower score certainly won't hurt you, as ...


I am from India and I applied this year with a GMAT score of 700 after 7 attempts with 6.5 years of work ex in Product Management in IT and have a GPA of 6.1 on 10 point scale. Post my MBA, I would like to get into Product Management/ Tech Consulting. I got an admit from Schulich (MBA in India prog...


Hi Sid, Wow, I really admire your persistence with the GMAT! 7 going on 8 times is a lot of work so kudos to you for sticking with it! So good news about cancelled scores - they no longer show up anywhere on your score report ( http://www.mba.com/us/the-gmat-exam/gmat-exam-scores/cancelling-scores/...


Should I retake GMAT with 700 after 7 attempts & apply n

I am from India and I applied this year with a GMAT score of 700 after 7 attempts with 6.5 years of work ex in Product Management in IT and have a GPA of 6.1 on 10 point scale. Post my MBA, I would like to get into Product Management/ Tech Consulting. I got an admit from Schulich (MBA in India progr...


Tips and strategies for TOEFL

Hello, Please pardon me if this is not the right forum. If you can point me to the right forum that would be great. I have two weeks to TOEFL and I have no clue about TOEFL is. I have a GMAT score of 700 - Q48; V38; IR 5 and AWA 6). But I have given this a year back. Now balancing between work, MBA ...

by sidceg

Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: English Language Tests
Topic: Tips and strategies for TOEFL
Replies: 1
Views: 2136

IELTS 101

Hi, I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask this. Please redirect me to the correct place, if this is not the place. I am planning to start preparing for IELTS. Can anyone here please help me get started on the following? - What is IELTS? - How different is it from GMAT? - How many hour...

by sidceg

Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: IELTS 101
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Schools Selections

Hello, Which one is better to target with a GMAT score of 700; 6.5 years of work ex (Indian IT Male); ideal for product management? For more information on my profile, please check here and here National University of Singapore Nanyang Technical University Singapore Management University Mannheim Bu...

by sidceg

Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Schools Selections
Replies: 1
Views: 876

Options for married applicant

Hello, I had already requested for a profile evaluation here However, I would like to narrow down my search in this post. I want to emigrate with my spouse where she also can work full time while I study. Given my profile and above requirement, what are the schools and countries I can target? P.S. I...

by sidceg

Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Options for married applicant
Replies: 2
Views: 1380

Profile evaluation and school recommendations

Hi all, I fall into probably the most over represented category - Indian/IT/Male. My profile overview - I have close to 6 years of work ex and the last one year I am into product management managing one of the products end to end. Prior to that I was a business analyst in a start up handling end to ...

by sidceg

Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Profile evaluation and school recommendations
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

5 years; 5+ attempts; 480 -> 700 (Q48;V38;IR5;AWA6)

I am writing this post not because I once vowed myself that I would beat the GMAT one day and I would write in this section but because I want to give some information to all those who are still trying or who have given up. In this section in BTG forum, we only see people who have successfully beat ...

by sidceg

Sun Oct 25, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 5 years; 5+ attempts; 480 -> 700 (Q48;V38;IR5;AWA6)
Replies: 1
Views: 2489

Hi Rich, Thank you for the insight. Like I said, I know that GMAT doesn't just look at the number of questions answered correctly but also the difficulty of the questions answered wrongly and whether I have made any series of mistakes. Though your points make sense and are very useful on how to anal...

by sidceg

Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Shocked with the GMAT prep test scores
Replies: 2
Views: 900

Shocked with the GMAT prep test scores

Hi, GMAT Prep test 1 - 690; Q48V35; Q - 11 mistakes and V - 16 mistakes GMAT Test Pack 1 - 630; Q48V28; Q - 11 mistakes and V - 11 mistakes I am shocked to see the dip in score when I have reduced the number of mistakes. I am aware of experimental questions and penalty for consecutive errors. In fac...

by sidceg

Sat Oct 10, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Shocked with the GMAT prep test scores
Replies: 2
Views: 900