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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Admissions Profile Feedback with Concerns about the GMAT

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: What Are My Chances?

Admissions essays are rolling out for the 2018-2019 season, and many MBA applicants are posting to Clear Admit’s ApplyWire, a tool that supports MBA application strategy. As an applicant, by identifying the business schools you are considering applying to, along with a little information about your credentials and goals, you can get feedback from our community of top-tier applicants to help inform your final choice of schools.

In this edition of MBA ApplyWire Spotlight, we take a closer look at two recent posts from new candidates for the Class of 2021. We start with a candidate considering retaking the GMAT:

Clear Admit’s resident expert, Alex Brown, offered some advice on room for improvement:


Another community member then chimed in:


The original poster then returned:


Alex offered further feedback:

Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond wrapped up the thread:

For our second profile, we set the spotlight on another candidate considering retaking the GMAT:

Alex Brown kicked off the review:

The original poster then returned to share more about her GMAT plans:

Alex then dug more into the value of the GMAT and quant skills:

Another resident expert then wrapped up the commentary:

Best of luck with your applications!

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Posted in: ApplyWire, DecisionWire, LiveWire, MBA Feature

Schools: Carnegie Mellon / Tepper, Columbia, Emory / Goizueta, Harvard Business School, Indiana / Kelley, INSEAD, London Business School, Michigan / Ross, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, U. Chicago Booth, UT Austin / McCombs

About the Author

Lauren Wakal

Lauren Wakal has been covering the MBA admissions space for more than a decade, from in-depth business school profiles to weekly breaking news and more.

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