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First time GMAT, scored a 650. Practice tests were coming in around 680, but bombed quant (41Q, 38V, 8 IR). I am confident that I can score better my next time around, but out of curiosity, what rank of school could I possibly get into with this score? 2 years work experience B4 consulting, very solid undergrad involvement/GPA. Trying to decide if it’s worth applying to my target schools this year or if I delay for another year in order to study more.

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Why don’t you just study more through the summer/early fall, get a 700+ score and then apply R2 (January 2022)? For context, this past cycle I got my score on Halloween and was then able to successfully complete the apps November - December to secure my target school.

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This! R2 is still a good time to apply. I went from 690-740 between Labor Day and Thanksgiving. Your scores tell me you have a lot of the basics but are still leaving easy questions on the table! You got this!

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T20 - T25. finger in the air estimate.

Is your target school Harvard? No Is your target school Oregon state? Sure worth a shot

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