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You may also find the blog entry below helpful: Should You Retake the GMAT? Perhaps the most often-asked question during the entire MBA application process is, “Should I retake the GMAT?� The answer to this question will differ from case to case depending on an applicant’s score, their target ...

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Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: 510 GMAT SCORE
Replies: 3
Views: 2376

Thanks for sharing.

I agree with the above advice that it would greatly help to consider retaking. Refreshing on your quant and analytical skills should also serve you well during the program and even beyond.

All the best!

by [email protected]

Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: 510 GMAT SCORE
Replies: 3
Views: 2376

You may also find some of the tips from the blog entry below useful: https://www.veritasprep.com/blog/2016/07/should-you-wait-one-more-year-to-apply-to-business-school/ Should You Wait One More Year to Apply to Business School? “Should I wait another year?� This is a common question among many M...


Thanks for sharing. Agree with the above advice that your academic capacity to keep pace is there. For INSEAD, in particular, you also have the international exposure the school looks for, you can leverage this to show open-mindedness and ability to work across cultures. You would need to demonstrat...


You may also find the blog entry below helpful: Should You Retake the GMAT? Perhaps the most often-asked question during the entire MBA application process is, “Should I retake the GMAT?� The answer to this question will differ from case to case depending on an applicant’s score, their target ...

by [email protected]

Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Do I have a shot with 660 (47Q/34V)?
Replies: 6
Views: 2162

Thanks for sharing.

Agree that you should seriously consider retaking your GMAT. You would also want to play up scale and complexity of work responsibilities, accomplishments and even challenges. This would help show your professional growth and maturity.

All the best!

by [email protected]

Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Do I have a shot with 660 (47Q/34V)?
Replies: 6
Views: 2162

Congratulations! Happy to hear this, wish you all the best on the next steps!


Thanks for sharing. In addition to the advices above, you may play up responsibilities entrusted to you or achievements that would show how sound your analytical and quant abilities are. Your inclusion in a fast-track management program may even speak to this. Thus, you would be able to discuss this...

by [email protected]

Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Optional essay about work experience?
Replies: 6
Views: 2164

Thanks for sharing. Your GMAT score is within range, and your Quant and Verbal breakdown on the 2 exams do show your academic potential, in addition to your performance at the undergrad level. If you want, you may try a retake and just cancel if you don't improve on your GMAT, but your current score...

by [email protected]

Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:28 pm
Forum: Ask Veritas Prep Admissions Consulting
Topic: Profile Evaluation Request
Replies: 1
Views: 1801

Thanks for sharing. You have an interesting profile, which should have plenty of materials to share regarding teamwork and international exposure. Regarding your GMAT, Quant score would be more important than AWA score. If you decide to try a retake, just be prepared to cancel the scores after the t...


Thanks for sharing. It could be interesting to share how you were able to deal with alcoholism, and have accomplished great things with your career, particularly at the Marine Corps, where you have tremendous responsibilities. This would show your personal growth, you may even share how this has imp...

by [email protected]

Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: How Honest Should I Be?
Replies: 6
Views: 2263

Should You Retake the GMAT? Perhaps the most often-asked question during the entire MBA application process is, “Should I retake the GMAT?� The answer to this question will differ from case to case depending on an applicant’s score, their target schools, and their overall profile. If you are ...

by [email protected]

Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:35 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Took the GMAT and got a 710! Do I retake?
Replies: 3
Views: 3593

Thanks for sharing.

Agree with the advice above, if you believe you have a reasonable chance of doing better, then you should seriously consider it as it could improve your chances of admissions and/or scholarships, while giving you peace of mind that you didn't leave too many points on the table!

by [email protected]

Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Took the GMAT and got a 710! Do I retake?
Replies: 3
Views: 3593

You may also find some of the tips from the blog entry below useful: Applying to Business School: Tips for Older MBA Applicants While researching potential MBA programs, many applicants find themselves older than the typical student at their target school. Thus, they ask themselves whether they shou...

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Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Older (Late 30s) MBA Applicant
Replies: 7
Views: 3514

You may also find some of the tips from the blog entry below useful: Applying to Business School: Tips for Older MBA Applicants While researching potential MBA programs, many applicants find themselves older than the typical student at their target school. Thus, they ask themselves whether they shou...

by [email protected]

Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:32 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Could You Evaluate My Profile.
Replies: 8
Views: 2910