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Anyone's got any other advise on how I should approach this letter, now that I have decided I should send it?


Hi Brett Good weighing of pros and cons. I am convinced I should write it and you're spot on and got the gist of it all. I'm doing all these to stand out because the grades aren't stellar. You said you were in a similar situation. How did your application go? Now What should I write in the email. I ...


Hi All Thanks for the inputs. It was good. Yeah it's a sticky situation. To send or not to send. Like hk said, I'm worried it might backfire with this unsolicited emails/letters. The thing here is its unsolicited and normally these things don't go very well. It can show that you are very keen or it ...


Most importantly is it ok to do this? Will I be deemed inappropriate, not following the rules etc. to try to gain an advantage


Hi

Thanks for your reply. I would remember someone who sends me a physical snail mail better than email.


Writing a personal email or snail mail to the Adcom member?

Hi, I applied for admission to business school in February and are waiting for their call for interview after shortlisting. In my opinion, I have done my best with the personal statements and essays. But I have average undergraduate grades and a pretty decent GMAT score just enough for the school I ...


I scored a 6.0 using myohmy's template. I was taken in for a shock. Thanks myohmy! I suggest people take this template and build their own statements and styles surrounding the way the intro was made and how the points were structured. Thanks once again.

by valleeny

Sat Feb 06, 2010 1:06 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Argument essay template, if anyone wants it
Replies: 111
Views: 441334

Hi money9111, Appreciate the candid response. Yes the kind of grades that I am referring to is somewhere around the 3.0 mark. I also agree with you that the response I suggested unearths negativity, which is perhaps why I am trying to gather a third party point of view here. Imagine that. I am so co...

by valleeny

Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Is this ok for an optional essay?
Replies: 7
Views: 1489

Undergraduate grades are a constant issue for some and that includes me. I have a very hard time speculating how to explain and lousy grades in undergraduate studies. What was the reason for my poor grades? Consisted of multiple factors surely but unlike the original poster of this thread I didn't t...

by valleeny

Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Is this ok for an optional essay?
Replies: 7
Views: 1489

Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question

The organic food industry has organized a successful grassroots campaign - using Web sites, public meetings, and also mass mailings - that have convinced the Department of Agriclture to change the proposed federal regulations for organically grown food. (A) using Web sites, public meetings, and also...

by valleeny

Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question
Replies: 15
Views: 7019

Hi Stacey

How do you explain the "which can grow to be" phrase in A? I found "to be" awkward so totally discarded the answer.

This question is also from GMAT Prep and yes. Answer D, E are actually "includes" instead of "include.

by valleeny

Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Dolphin Whales
Replies: 41
Views: 11019

Thank you for rating my Argument Analysis Essay please

Hi I will appreciate a grading and all good/bad comments with regards to my essay below. I have taken cue from myohmy's post in the sticky with regards to style and structure. I have left one paragraph though as I was running out of time. Also, in the analysis below, I have bold the words which I wi...

by valleeny

Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Thank you for rating my Argument Analysis Essay please
Replies: 0
Views: 3382

Hi beat

can u give an example where you said you could add two inequalities pointing in the same direction?

by valleeny

Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Perplexing Inequality Issue: Is x less than 20?
Replies: 9
Views: 1753

If I'm not wrong, you can't do the normal algebraic approach when there's inequalities as when there is an inequality, a range of values are present.

by valleeny

Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:57 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Perplexing Inequality Issue: Is x less than 20?
Replies: 9
Views: 1753

OG Ed 12 Question 123

Question 123 of OG 12 Ed. Joanna bought only $0.15 stamps and $0.29 stamps. How many $0.15 stamps did she buy? (1) She bought $4.40 worth of stamps (2) She bought an equal number of $0.15 stamps and $0.29 stamps OA : A I read the explanation but didn't particularly like it because the thought proces...

by valleeny

Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: OG Ed 12 Question 123
Replies: 3
Views: 1434