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Calling Judge (Cambridge) MBA Applicants: [2020 Intake] Class of 2022

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Welcome all Cambridge (Judge) class of 2022 hopefuls. Let's use this platform to know each-other, exchange ideas, discuss app strategies, and some profile discussions may be? Give a shout out!

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Cambridge Judge Class Profile


  • Class Size: 206 (Women: 36%)
  • Avg GMAT: 693
  • Avg WE: 6
  • Avg Age: 29
  • Most Represented Educational Background: Business & Finance (29%)

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Cambridge (Judge) MBA Deadlines


RoundApplication DueInterview Days
R1September 9, 2019October 20-21, 2019
R2October 28, 2019December 8-9, 2019
R3January 13, 2020February 23-24 or March 1-2, 2020
R4March 9, 2020April 26-27, 2020
R5May 5, 2020June 7-8, 2020


Cambridge MBA Essays


  • Please provide a personal statement. It should not exceed 500 words and must address the following questions:
    • What are your short and long term career objectives and what skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you achieve them?
    • What actions will you take before and during the MBA to contribute to your career outcome?
    • If you are unsure of your post-MBA career path, how will the MBA equip you for the future?
  • What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)
  • Describe a situation where you had to work jointly with others to achieve a common goal. What did you learn from the experience? (up to 200 words)

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Hi Cambridge hopefuls, my two cents on these essays

Please provide a personal statement. It should not exceed 500 words and must address the following questions:
What are your short- and long-term career objectives and what skills/characteristics do you already have that will help you achieve them? What actions will you take before and during the MBA to contribute to your career outcome?


THE EQUATION
To write a persuasive application, it’s critical that you have those goals honed and refined. Background + MBA = Post-MBA Goal. So, in order to solve for “MBA” part here, you need to figure out the right side of the equation.
Then, take Post-MBA Goal + Experience = Long Term Goal. Ideally this long-term goal will stir the adcom on both an emotional and analytical level. For more information check out this article:https://mbaessaycoaching.com/2017/03/10/mba-interview-goals-mba/

If you are unsure of your post-MBA career path, how will the MBA equip you for the future?
I would strongly recommend first getting clear on your goals – through assessments and informational interviews. However, if you decide to answer the question this way, think about your strengths and weaknesses. Consider how the MBA would specifically close the gap in important ways that would improve your ability to develop your career. Again, however, I advise against going this route because it will be too generic to be compelling.
More explanation on this: https://mbaessaycoaching.com/2017/04/28/mba-goals-first/

What did you learn from your most spectacular failure? (200 words)
In many ways, this question is a way to screen out narcissists (incapable of acknowledging failure or weakness.) They want candidates who are humble, likeable and able to see themselves clearly. Someone who can acknowledge when they failed, and capable of applying what they learned from the experience in a positive and productive way.

If IMD continues with the same essay question as last cycle, about a time you failed as a leader, you can probably repurpose this essay pretty easily.

Describe a situation where you had to work jointly with others to achieve a common goal. What did you learn from the experience? (up to 200 words)
A bit similar to the previous question, they are looking for coachable candidates who are willing to grow and transform – so I would recommend you speak to an experience where the team experienced a roadblock and detail how you had to grow as a person to overcome it.
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Soo.. almost a month left for R1 submissions. Who all are determined to give a shot at Cambridge in R1 this year?
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Note to admin, for a 2020 intake, this would be the class of 2021. The dates on this thread will confused applicants.

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