6 top tips for applying to the Cambridge MBA

Cambridge MBA

Thinking about applying to the Cambridge MBA? We spoke to the Head of MBA Admissions & Recruitment, Emily Brierley, who offered a series of insightful tips on the process. She covered the first steps of applying – including the interview stage – before discussing the collegiate system, financial aid, and more.

This is what an MBA application form looks like

This is what an MBA application form looks like

Although the requirements for each MBA program tend to differ, the application process itself is similar at most business schools. Here’s what you can expect to find in an MBA application form.

6 tips when applying for an MBA in Germany and entering the German job market

6 tips when applying for an MBA in Germany and entering the German job market

MBA admissions processes are never the easiest of tasks. Aside from being inherently time-consuming, the fear of “not getting it right” is ever-present. Luckily, we caught up with Associate Director of Admissions at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Megan Heikamp, who gave us her top tips on applying for an MBA in Germany and how to flourish in the German job market.

GMAT vs. GRE: A test prep expert explains the key differences

GMAT vs. GRE: An admissions expert explains the key differences

If you’re planning on applying for an MBA program, there’s a very good chance you’ll have to take a GMAT or GRE test. What is the GMAT vs. GRE? Where are they used and how do they compare? To find out, we spoke to test prep expert and co-founder of Apex GMAT, Mike Diamond.

How to showcase leadership in your MBA application

“A big fat leadership title is not enough”: How to showcase leadership in your MBA application

How can you showcase leadership in your MBA application? Every school asks for this in an MBA application – but what exactly are they looking for and why is it important? Candy Lee LaBalle of LaBalle Admissions explains it all by telling us why a big fat leadership title is not enough, how the five I’s can help you define good leadership, and how to best showcase your leadership on an application.

Which MBA format is right for me?

Which MBA format is right for me?

Full-time, part-time, hybrid, online… MBA programs come in a range of formats, making it difficult to know which one is best for you. We decided to ask admissions consultant Barbara Coward for some advice on choosing the right MBA format.

You won’t be the same person after an MBA

You won’t be the same person after an MBA

When it comes to an MBA, there are never any guarantees – not with your career, not with your salary, not with your network. But, according to Erin O’Brien, Chief Enrolment and Marketing Officer at the University at Buffalo School of Management, there’s one thing that an MBA can definitely do for you…

A 700+ GMAT score is easier than you think

A 700+ GMAT score is easier than you think

The GMAT is a fundamental part of any MBA application – but how important is a good score? Mike Diamond, the co-founder of Apex GMAT, says the true value of the GMAT doesn’t come from your final score, but from the process leading up to your exam.