Judge Business School, Cambridge : The B-School Application
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 24 Jan 2017, 01:11

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Judge Business School, Cambridge

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

02 Apr 2007, 12:27
Hello,

Has anyone applied to/planningt o apply to or been admitted to Judge Business School, Cambridge?

VP
Joined: 24 Sep 2006
Posts: 1359
Followers: 10

Kudos [?]: 198 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

02 Apr 2007, 14:33
I moved your question to the International B-schools forum.

Cheers. L.
Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

03 Apr 2007, 12:19
50 views - no reply :-(
Senior Manager
Joined: 01 Oct 2006
Posts: 497
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 32 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

03 Apr 2007, 12:38
Am planning to apply for the 2008 intake.
Manager
Joined: 22 Feb 2006
Posts: 123
Location: Oxford
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

03 Apr 2007, 19:45
I had applied... had some problem with process and then got admit from Oxford so stopped trying.
Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

04 Apr 2007, 06:15
Which, in your opinion is better for consultancy/entrepreneurship/reputation?

Thanks.

Manager
Joined: 22 Feb 2006
Posts: 123
Location: Oxford
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

04 Apr 2007, 20:30
entrepreneurship - definitely Oxford
consultancy - well the best one is INSEAD. Oxford is also doing good. No idea about cambridge.
reputation - well, in UK I guess both are same. In US some people say Oxford is slightly reputed than Cambridge. but I really don't know what that 'slight' factor means.
Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

26 Apr 2007, 07:58
in any case, have been dinged by cambridge without an interview
Director
Joined: 16 Aug 2005
Posts: 945
Location: France
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2007, 07:51
in any case, have been dinged by cambridge without an interview

what is your profile like and how does it stack up with Cambridge's average profile?
_________________

I believe its yogurt!

Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2007, 09:29
Indian female - 31 years old
GMAT 690 (80% quant, 85% verbal)
9 years experience in the hotel and airline industry - worked with Marriott, Hitlon, Emirates Airlines and Le Meridien
Career progression : started as receptionist and am currently asst. sales director (6 promotions in 9 years)
International experience : 6 years in Dubai, 3 years in UK of which for the last 1 year, I have been incharge of UK sales for a hotel resort in East Europe. Never worked in my home country, India
Undergraduate degree : Hotel Management & Bachelor of Arts (India) - First division/distinction
Extracurriculars - For the last 4 years, extracurriculars have been mainly toddler activities like baby gym, music, football and other sports - there is a great emphasis on these in the UK - and to be honest, it was very important for me to balance motherhood with a demanding career.

I dont know how it compares with the typical Cambridge student profile. My sister is currently a student at Cambridge and she had 2 yaers experience as a software engineer in india and a GMAt of 730.
Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2007, 09:30
Do you think my profile would fit a top tier business school - what aspects do you feel i should work on?

Director
Joined: 16 Aug 2005
Posts: 945
Location: France
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2007, 15:39
Your profile looks great, not sure why Cambridge dinged you. Should request a feedback if possible.

You could definitely improve your gmat score, but you really dont fall in that indian IT category so 690 is quite strong (and yours specially is very balanced!). Another aspect could be that you have 9 years of work experience, so what would an MBA do that 9 years of experience have not taught you so far - basically why you need an MBA at this point in your career.

Have you considered an Executive MBA??
_________________

I believe its yogurt!

Intern
Joined: 10 Mar 2007
Posts: 34
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

28 Apr 2007, 22:38
Hi,

I am looking to start my own hospitality consultancy firm - so was looking at getting some entrepreneurial insights and also some consultancy experience, which is why I need the MBA. If that was the reason for the ding, I am sure I could have argued it out convincingly in the interview.

GMAT - I dont think that could be the cause - I am not sure if they look for 750s etc but have asked for feedback - let's see what they come up with.

I do seem to be a lot less confident about Insead and LBS now though - despite feeling they were pretty good applications.
Senior Manager
Joined: 08 Feb 2006
Posts: 251
Schools: Ross, Kellogg, Darden (i/v)
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

22 May 2007, 00:17
Hi,

I am looking to start my own hospitality consultancy firm - so was looking at getting some entrepreneurial insights and also some consultancy experience, which is why I need the MBA. If that was the reason for the ding, I am sure I could have argued it out convincingly in the interview.

GMAT - I dont think that could be the cause - I am not sure if they look for 750s etc but have asked for feedback - let's see what they come up with.

I do seem to be a lot less confident about Insead and LBS now though - despite feeling they were pretty good applications.

I think your profile would fit INSEAD and LBS much better, considering both those programs are pretty international. Cambridge probably dinged you because they were worried with their yield!
Intern
Joined: 08 May 2007
Posts: 14
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

22 May 2007, 00:24
Hey, you do my confidence a world of good! Though I was dinged by LBS too - heard R4 this year was very competitive with many offers having already been made by the end of R3, I have been invited for interview for Insead. I am keeping my fingers crossed! Between the 3, Insead was my passion anyways!
Intern
Joined: 13 Oct 2006
Posts: 41
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 3

### Show Tags

08 Jun 2007, 15:57
Indian female - 31 years old
GMAT 690 (80% quant, 85% verbal)
9 years experience in the hotel and airline industry - worked with Marriott, Hitlon, Emirates Airlines and Le Meridien
Career progression : started as receptionist and am currently asst. sales director (6 promotions in 9 years)
International experience : 6 years in Dubai, 3 years in UK of which for the last 1 year, I have been incharge of UK sales for a hotel resort in East Europe. Never worked in my home country, India
Undergraduate degree : Hotel Management & Bachelor of Arts (India) - First division/distinction
Extracurriculars - For the last 4 years, extracurriculars have been mainly toddler activities like baby gym, music, football and other sports - there is a great emphasis on these in the UK - and to be honest, it was very important for me to balance motherhood with a demanding career.

I dont know how it compares with the typical Cambridge student profile. My sister is currently a student at Cambridge and she had 2 yaers experience as a software engineer in india and a GMAt of 730.

I share your pain. I was dinged at Oxford after an interview, with no explanation why, especially after my interview went very well.

I think the major factor in applying to Oxford and Cambridge may be age, they are trying to follow the Harvard style MBA, which is more academic and students are younger, I think the average age at Harvard is 28. For what it's worth I was then offered a scholarship by Cranfield.

Best of luck,
Andrew
VP
Joined: 11 Dec 2006
Posts: 1430
Location: New York, NY
Schools: NYU Stern 2009
Followers: 41

Kudos [?]: 221 [0], given: 6

### Show Tags

11 Jun 2007, 14:19
I have no evidence to suggest it is the case, but it wouldn't take much imagination on my part to just put this down to the way Oxford and Cambridge are culturally.

I would imagine it may be a while before they get the transparency of other schools (most likely when they are convinced of their own elite status).
11 Jun 2007, 14:19
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
17 Ask Cambridge (Judge) Admissions 241 12 Jul 2011, 22:11
Cambridge Judge Business school and work experience 7 01 Aug 2010, 13:39
Anyone applied to Judge @ Cambridge? 3 29 Feb 2008, 06:43
Judge Business School, Cambridge 16 02 Apr 2007, 12:27
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# Judge Business School, Cambridge

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.