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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Switching to the GRE

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Switching to the GRE

With MBA hopefuls getting their applications ready for the 2018-2019 admissions season, many are posting to Clear Admit’s ApplyWire, a platform for feedback from our community of top-tier applicants to help inform your final choice of schools and approach to admissions.

In this edition of MBA ApplyWire Spotlight, we take a closer look at a couple of posts from applicants having trouble with the GMAT.  Our first entry is from a non-traditional applicant considering Babson / OlinBoston College / CarrollMinnesota / CarlsonNorthwestern / KelloggNYU SternOhio State / Fisher, and U. Washington / Foster:

Our resident expert, Alex Brown, kicked off the conversation:

The original poster then returned:

Alex then wrapped up the thread with some actionable points:

Our next MBA applicant is targeting Duke / FuquaEmory / GoizuetaGeorgetown / McDonoughUT Austin / McCombsVanderbilt / Owen.  The applicant shared:

Based on the 3 GMAT attempts, Alex commented:

The original poster then returned:

Alex then offered a longer-term view:

Best of luck with your applications!

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Posted in: ApplyWire, DecisionWire, LiveWire, MBA Feature

Schools: Babson / Olin, Boston College / Carroll, Duke / Fuqua, Emory / Goizueta, Georgetown / McDonough, Minnesota / Carlson, Northwestern / Kellogg, NYU Stern, Ohio State / Fisher, U. Washington / Foster, UT Austin / McCombs, Vanderbilt / Owen

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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