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Posted September 19, 2013

Rust College Students Take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test


HOLLY SPRINGS, MS – Fourteen Rust College students completed the Bloomberg Aptitude Test on Thursday, September 12th. The Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) is a two-hour test of students’ aptitude to work in business.  It is used by employers in the business world to evaluate prospective employment candidates.  The exam measures an individual’s ability to critically think on topics such as finance.  Results from the test are used to measure the student’s level of readiness for business career-related fields.  The exam is administered in 58 countries on university campuses, and reaches out to employers on a global scale. (bloomberginstitute.com). 

Students who completed the test consist of the following:

Hyeonho Kim

Crystal Lockett

Lace McCall

Dennis McCrary

Lakendres Nabors

Gino Pierre

Larry Prentice

Nakita Stinson

Alisha Taylor

Shirley Walker

Essic White

Jamishela Williams

Sigourney Williams

Tenecia Williams


Special thanks to the following:

Mr. Johnathan Pearce – Bloomberg Proctor

Mr. Richard D. Sante – Bloomberg for Education College/University Coordinator

Mrs. Marjorie Sise – Rust College Bloomberg for Education Coordinator

Dr. Sujata Sinha – Assistant Professor of Economics

Mr. Alfred Worthy – Accounting Instructor

Mr. Sana Sise – Computer Science Instructor

The Staff of the Leontyne Price Library of Rust College


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Rust College is a historically black, co-educational, senior liberal arts college founded in 1866 by the Freedman’s Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The College is related to the United Methodist Church , and is dedicated to serving students with a variety of academic preparations, through instruction in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, natural science, business, technology, and education. Rust College provides an opportunity for education to all, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, or ethnic background.