B) The higher acceptance rate that you have identified for 750+ scorers doesn’t take any other information about candidates into account. Top scorers have more innate intelligence, on average, than average scorers and intelligent people perform well on more than just the GMAT. They’re probably, on average, better writers with stronger essays, higher average undergrad GPAs, from more prestigious undergrad institutions (having done, on average, better on their SATs) and so on.
Re-Applicants Only: Since your previous application, what steps have you taken to strengthen your candidacy? (250 word limit)
2) Describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response. (250 words)
“The beauty of the video test is, it helps you focus in a one-minute response. It’s going to be a much more charismatic reflection of you. We find value in both the written and video questions, but I like the juxtaposition of requiring applicants to think on their toes. With the new question, we are telling the students what it is going to be about so they have some time to think ahead. So it’s not completely in the black box.”
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