The limits of standardised tests

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Globally, applicants to MBA programmes take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). Those applying to other sorts of graduate school often take the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). If you want to enter a US college you usually need to take … Continued


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The Cambridge MBA uses GMAT as one criteria for selection, the MFin does not. Why? GMAT is a standardised test aimed at management students. It is supposed to test a range of skills or aptitudes suitable for the varied course … Continued

The new class

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Another year begins…  While most people think of a year as starting in January, the cycle in Cambridge gets going in September (when the new MFin and MBA students arrive) and fully in October (when official term starts and the … Continued

Serial masters degrees

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One reason we reject some candidates before interview is because they recently did another masters degree, including an MBA. On occasions the applicants are doing one masters while applying for another. This might seem as if we’re rejecting people with … Continued