Clickbaity title, yes, that’s valid. But there are so many misconceptions out there on GMAT scores.
The importance and impact of standardized test scores in MBA admissions is being called into question this year based on the policy changes some top schools have implemented (though some schools seem stuck), and there’s even more confusion out there among applicants as to what a “good” GMAT or GRE score is.
If you’ve got like a 730+, you should be fine, right?
Unfortunately that may not always be the case. 🙁
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This post is not intended to cause you stress, yet we realize that may have been the result. The very best way to get our unbiased assessment of your exact profile and situation and what your GMAT score and its subcomponents might mean for YOUR chances of admission at the schools you are targeting is through the Comprehensive Profile Review. Given that deadlines are upon us, that may not be the most strategic choice right here today; instead, the Essay Decimator is far and away the most practical service to sign up for, in order to be sure your pitch is as strong as it possible can be (and yes there’s still time to go through the full two-cycle review process! or you can go for the Single Shot Express on one essay for one school which is rapid turnaround to help you keep moving forward).
Or, the Sanity Check gives you an analysis of whether the app you have literally put together is going to likely win an interview or possibly an admit at that school.
GMAT and GRE scores are set in stone at this point so it may feel frustrating for us to go through this information when there’s little to no opportunity to change your reality before applying. However, if you’re considering a submit-then-retest strategy, perhaps this post gives you greater insight and maybe motivation to do that, if you’d been on the fence.
You may also be interested in:
- What GMAT score do we see as “average” these days? (posted before coronavirus; scores may be softening somewhat this season though they’re still obviously important)
- What GRE score is considered competitive this year? (posted during coronavirus admissions)