Low GMAT score! :(


awaissem

no actually the opposite
V scaled 17
Q scaled 34
my last 8 practice tests before the real one were between 500 and 590
so I thought I gonna take 550 or around!
I don't want to go through gmat again
i will try with this score for us univ.
if i couldn't i will turn to uk

any specific univ u advice me to apply for?

no actually the opposite
V scaled 17
Q scaled 34
my last 8 practice tests before the real one were between 500 and 590
so I thought I gonna take 550 or around!
I don't want to go through gmat again
i will try with this score for us univ.
if i couldn't i will turn to uk

any specific univ u advice me to apply for?
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awaissem

i just received my official grade
I took 4 in writing
I don't know if this will help :l

i just received my official grade
I took 4 in writing
I don't know if this will help :l
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Duncan

Take a look at Pre-experience masters in the USA www.find-mba.com/board/23411

Take a look at Pre-experience masters in the USA www.find-mba.com/board/23411
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dverma28

Hi Duncan

I have been going through you earlier posts. well, could you please advise me here.

Gmat :420 (q34,v11)
GPA :3.0
IELTS/Toefl - Yet to give.
Done undergraduate in a program that is ABET approved.
Work ex - 2 years in MNC IT organisation serving to one of top 2 leading American Custodian bank. handled a mission critical web application. My manager has recommended me with LOR (Lucky me)
I have my college participation ans well as coordinator certificates held in my universities.
.Well, I don't want to appear again in the exam .Can you please guide me take best road from here.

My take is that as i scored really poor in verbal due to book and computer mismatch, I practice enough through book and finally sat on exam day on computer screen. [ my bad :( ], shall i give ielts/ toefl with higher score and try to fill the cracks of verbal.

can i have right road for that?

Thank you!

Hi Duncan

I have been going through you earlier posts. well, could you please advise me here.

Gmat :420 (q34,v11)
GPA :3.0
IELTS/Toefl - Yet to give.
Done undergraduate in a program that is ABET approved.
Work ex - 2 years in MNC IT organisation serving to one of top 2 leading American Custodian bank. handled a mission critical web application. My manager has recommended me with LOR (Lucky me)
I have my college participation ans well as coordinator certificates held in my universities.
.Well, I don't want to appear again in the exam .Can you please guide me take best road from here.

My take is that as i scored really poor in verbal due to book and computer mismatch, I practice enough through book and finally sat on exam day on computer screen. [ my bad :( ], shall i give ielts/ toefl with higher score and try to fill the cracks of verbal.

can i have right road for that?

Thank you!
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Duncan

Read Shortcut to find the best US MBA www.find-mba.com/board/36065

I think you should improve your GMAT. Use a book that includes computer tests.

Read Shortcut to find the best US MBA www.find-mba.com/board/36065

I think you should improve your GMAT. Use a book that includes computer tests.
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mba hipste...


Gmat :420 (q34,v11)

Your GMAT verbal score puts you in the bottom 3 percentile of all test-takers. With this score it would probably be better if you just retook the test, because even if you scored above-average on the TOEFL, your GMAT score looks bad.

Personally, I would do some targeted GMAT prep and then have another go at it - aiming for a 600 at the very least to be competitive at a business school that was worth the investment.

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Gmat :420 (q34,v11)
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Your GMAT verbal score puts you in the bottom 3 percentile of all test-takers. With this score it would probably be better if you just retook the test, because even if you scored above-average on the TOEFL, your GMAT score looks bad.

Personally, I would do some targeted GMAT prep and then have another go at it - aiming for a 600 at the very least to be competitive at a business school that was worth the investment.
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Duncan

I think that, in fact, serious study for the TOEFL will produce a rise in the GMAT by itself, along with preparing on a computer for the test.

I think that, in fact, serious study for the TOEFL will produce a rise in the GMAT by itself, along with preparing on a computer for the test.
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dverma28

well I don't understand one thing, MBA is tough job and we have 2 years of MBA in USA and 1 year in Europe. I am getting university college of Dublin but there it is of 1 year, 1 year is so short. I mean i don't understand the difference. Could you please elaborate??

well I don't understand one thing, MBA is tough job and we have 2 years of MBA in USA and 1 year in Europe. I am getting university college of Dublin but there it is of 1 year, 1 year is so short. I mean i don't understand the difference. Could you please elaborate??
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Duncan

Yes.
- Masters degrees generally are two years in the US and one year in Europe.
- US Universities typically have two semesters a year. In each semester, students will have five courses each of three semester hours. around 15 hours a week of classes for around 15 week. So around 180 hours for four semesters, or 720 hours covering 20 courses. At UCD, students take 18 courses. In most European graduate schools, each course is typically 37.5 hours: that's 675 hours in classes. So, indeed, A European MBA over 12 months will have a little less contact time than a US MBA taught over 20 months, but the main difference will be the pace of the classes and the length of the holidays.

Yes.
- Masters degrees generally are two years in the US and one year in Europe.
- US Universities typically have two semesters a year. In each semester, students will have five courses each of three semester hours. around 15 hours a week of classes for around 15 week. So around 180 hours for four semesters, or 720 hours covering 20 courses. At UCD, students take 18 courses. In most European graduate schools, each course is typically 37.5 hours: that's 675 hours in classes. So, indeed, A European MBA over 12 months will have a little less contact time than a US MBA taught over 20 months, but the main difference will be the pace of the classes and the length of the holidays.
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dverma28

Hi Duncan

Thanks for the expressive reply could you recommend which is best and what should i opt for..... thank you!

Hi Duncan

Thanks for the expressive reply could you recommend which is best and what should i opt for..... thank you!
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Duncan

Well, If you want to work in the US then study in the US and if you want to work in Europe then study in Europe. Can anyone really that that one is better than the other?

The long programmes are also found in Europe: IESE; ESADE; LBS; MBS; HEC etc. They have more space for internships and projects. But it's the schools and their locations which matters mot, not the duration.

Well, If you want to work in the US then study in the US and if you want to work in Europe then study in Europe. Can anyone really that that one is better than the other?

The long programmes are also found in Europe: IESE; ESADE; LBS; MBS; HEC etc. They have more space for internships and projects. But it's the schools and their locations which matters mot, not the duration.
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Chaitu

I think it makes you less attractive to schools with fewer international students, and those that use the case method intensively (because a weak verbal score means you'll struggle in classroom discussions). Out of the schools I mentioned earlier, I suggest you focus on:
Florida State University (FL)
DePaul University (Kellstadt) (IL)
Oklahoma State University (Spears)
Pace University (Lubin) (NY)
Clarkson University (NY)
Willamette University (Atkinson) (OR)



Hi Duncan,

I am currently working as a cloud server administrator with Genpact. I am Lean Ace trained, tested and certified, ITIL certified. I am a member of a Six sigma green belt team. I have two years and six months experience as on date and if I am offered an admission for next fall, by the time I join the class I will be having an experience of three years and four months.

I have a GMAT Score of 560. Kindly let me know if my profile is competitive enough to apply for an MBA from Rutgers Business School.

Kindly, suggest some good schools for this profile.

Regards,
Sai Chaitanya.

<blockquote>I think it makes you less attractive to schools with fewer international students, and those that use the case method intensively (because a weak verbal score means you'll struggle in classroom discussions). Out of the schools I mentioned earlier, I suggest you focus on:
Florida State University (FL)
DePaul University (Kellstadt) (IL)
Oklahoma State University (Spears)
Pace University (Lubin) (NY)
Clarkson University (NY)
Willamette University (Atkinson) (OR)</blockquote>


Hi Duncan,

I am currently working as a cloud server administrator with Genpact. I am Lean Ace trained, tested and certified, ITIL certified. I am a member of a Six sigma green belt team. I have two years and six months experience as on date and if I am offered an admission for next fall, by the time I join the class I will be having an experience of three years and four months.

I have a GMAT Score of 560. Kindly let me know if my profile is competitive enough to apply for an MBA from Rutgers Business School.

Kindly, suggest some good schools for this profile.

Regards,
Sai Chaitanya.
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Duncan

Read: Shortcut to find the best US MBA www.find-mba.com/board/36065

Read: Shortcut to find the best US MBA www.find-mba.com/board/36065
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Duncan,

I have 9 years or progressive work experience and have a stronghold on the English language. Excellent communication, inter personal skills, entrepreneurial experience and a well rounded interest across co curricular/ sports make me an accomplished applicant; barring the fact that I had to drop out of my engineering college without collecting my degree from there. Please suggest B schools who would still like to assess applications like mine. On the gmat, I may be able to strive a 600 with my hectic work schedule.

Best,
Bimba

Duncan,

I have 9 years or progressive work experience and have a stronghold on the English language. Excellent communication, inter personal skills, entrepreneurial experience and a well rounded interest across co curricular/ sports make me an accomplished applicant; barring the fact that I had to drop out of my engineering college without collecting my degree from there. Please suggest B schools who would still like to assess applications like mine. On the gmat, I may be able to strive a 600 with my hectic work schedule.

Best,
Bimba
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Duncan

That's tricky. What portion of your courses did you complete? What will your transcript look like?

You choices are so restricted that I'd suggest you contact one of the big three online colleges (TESC, COSC and Excelsior see http://www.degreeforum.net/excelsior-thomas-edison-charter-oak-specific/18763-comparison-ec-vs-tesc-vs-cosc.html to start) to see if you can get a AS or BS.

That's tricky. What portion of your courses did you complete? What will your transcript look like?

You choices are so restricted that I'd suggest you contact one of the big three online colleges (TESC, COSC and Excelsior see http://www.degreeforum.net/excelsior-thomas-edison-charter-oak-specific/18763-comparison-ec-vs-tesc-vs-cosc.html to start) to see if you can get a AS or BS.
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In India you have a 4 years/ 8 semesters program in engineering, every semester has a minimum of 8 subjects. I was able to clear them all except for just 2 and now I cant go back and take them. I'd perhaps like to look at options across the US or Canada. Whats your take now?

In India you have a 4 years/ 8 semesters program in engineering, every semester has a minimum of 8 subjects. I was able to clear them all except for just 2 and now I cant go back and take them. I'd perhaps like to look at options across the US or Canada. Whats your take now?
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Duncan

I'm sure you can find a college that will let you take two courses online and then get a degree. Start with the three I recommended.

I'm sure you can find a college that will let you take two courses online and then get a degree. Start with the three I recommended.
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Thanks for your revert Duncan. Some queries that I have at this point in time : -

- Are these courses accepted by US and Canada universities (State and Private)?

- How do they concatenate my Indian Engineering degree and the two separate courses that I do from either of these 3 online schools, on paper?

- What will the transcripts look like? While getting my transcripts evaluated with either of the agencies in the US/ Canada, will these agencies (WES/ ICE/ Edu perspectives) accept this arrangement wherein I have two subjects from an online course?

Thanks for your revert Duncan. Some queries that I have at this point in time : -

- Are these courses accepted by US and Canada universities (State and Private)?

- How do they concatenate my Indian Engineering degree and the two separate courses that I do from either of these 3 online schools, on paper?

- What will the transcripts look like? While getting my transcripts evaluated with either of the agencies in the US/ Canada, will these agencies (WES/ ICE/ Edu perspectives) accept this arrangement wherein I have two subjects from an online course?

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Duncan

The three colleges I recommended are regionally-accredited universities whose alumni are certainly able to get into top-tier graduate programmes worldwide. They are not prestigious, but they are recognised. The transcripts will probably show where you look each course: they can clarify that for you, or you can ask in online forums. Since you would be awarded a US degree, WES would not be involved.

The three colleges I recommended are regionally-accredited universities whose alumni are certainly able to get into top-tier graduate programmes worldwide. They are not prestigious, but they are recognised. The transcripts will probably show where you look each course: they can clarify that for you, or you can ask in online forums. Since you would be awarded a US degree, WES would not be involved.
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Can you please share the distinct links to these schools?

Also, how long will it take for me to take these two courses from either of these three schools?

What is the kind of cost involved?

Can you please share the distinct links to these schools?

Also, how long will it take for me to take these two courses from either of these three schools?

What is the kind of cost involved?
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