Cambridge Economics Interview

Preparing for an interview can be pretty daunting at first, and a Cambridge interview, no less (those can get pretty intense). In this article, I will share my personal experience of the interview day with you. Arriving at the Scene I did my interview at Taylor’s College Subang Jaya and was allocated to (probably) theContinue reading “Cambridge Economics Interview”

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Economics Personal Statement (Aaron Goh)

Aaron Goh is studying BSc Economics at the University of Cambridge. He completed his A-Levels at Taylor’s College and is graduating in 2022. This personal statement was part of his successful application to University of Cambridge, UCL, University of Warwick and University of Durham for Economics. Max Hartwell said that “economics is, in essence, the study of poverty”.Continue reading “Economics Personal Statement (Aaron Goh)”

Life as a STPM (Arts) Student

What subjects did you take and what were the possible subject combinations out there? Both in your school and any other schools that you might know of. We are only allowed take up a maximum of 5 subjects and usually a minimum of 4 subjects. I’m not too sure about the possible subject combinations butContinue reading “Life as a STPM (Arts) Student”

Pre-U Subject Choices for UK-Bound Students

Earlier this year, the Russell Group published their 2015/16 “Informed Choice” pamphlet, accompanied by a video, explaining the value and importance of taking facilitating subjects as a dominant part of a student’s Pre-U subject choices. These facilitating subjects, e.g. the sciences, history, maths, further maths, languages, English Literature and geography, as the lobbying group forContinue reading “Pre-U Subject Choices for UK-Bound Students”

Economics Personal Statement 4

Suah Jing Lian is currently reading BSc in Economics at The London School of Economics and Political Science (2015-2018). This personal statement was part of his successful application to The LSE, University College London, University of Warwick and Bristol University. My interest in economics stems from growing up in Malaysia. Living in Kuala Lumpur, the financialContinue reading “Economics Personal Statement 4”

Economics Personal Statement 3

Ronald Yiap is currently reading BSc in Economics at The London School of Economics and Political Science (2015-2018). This personal statement was part of his successful application to The LSE, University College London, University of Warwick for Economics and King’s College London for Politics. Despite living in a suburban boarding school, I closely followed theContinue reading “Economics Personal Statement 3”

My journey applying for Economics & Management at Oxford

Image Source I applied to read pure economics at Warwick, LSE, Bristol and UCL. However, as Oxford did not offer a pure economics course, I chose E&M instead. (UCAS only allows you to apply to a maximum of 5 universities). Moreover, E&M appealed to me as it combines my interest in the management of businessContinue reading “My journey applying for Economics & Management at Oxford”

Economics Personal Statement 2

Muhammad Azzam bin Mohd Yani is currently studying at the London School of Economics (2013-2016) under sponsorship from the Securities Commission. This Economics personal statement got him the opportunity to pursue Economics at other universities besides LSE including: University College London, University of Warwick, University of York and University of Exeter. Reading “Economics at crossroads” by Matt BishopContinue reading “Economics Personal Statement 2”

LSE Economics Application Q&A

Image Source 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you going, and are you under a sponsorship (if applicable)? The course I applied for was BSc Economics. 2. What was included in the application process to your university? The application process was really easy, all I had to do was the personalContinue reading “LSE Economics Application Q&A”

Economics Personal Statement

This Economics personal statement got her the opportunity to pursue Economics at London School of Economics, University College London, University of Edinburgh and University of Manchester. Fairness in the economic world? Non-existent, full-stop.  The richest 1 percent control 39% of the world’s wealth, according to CNBC’s website.  Splurging and squandering of wealth is an everyday affair without raisingContinue reading “Economics Personal Statement”