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Important GMAT Webinar on Wednesday! Grab Your Seat Now!

By - May 20, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

We'll be hosting our MBA webinar, That GMAT Score: Implications for Your MBA Application, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET. If you are applying to b-school and struggling to understand how your GMAT fits into your MBA profile and...

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INSEAD 2014 Application Deadlines

By - May 19, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

There are a bunch of INSEAD application deadlines coming up, both for January 2014 intakes (class of 2014 – December) and for September 2014 intakes (class of 2015 – July). Mark your calendars and please let us know how we can help you meet your INSEAD...

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We’re on Stitcher!

By - May 19, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

Good news, y'all! Linda Abraham's awesome podcast, Admissions Straight Talk, is now available on Stitcher! So all you Stitcher people: run, don't walk, to your nearest iPhone, Androiod, iPad, or PC and join Linda for a bi-weekly discussion of what’s new, thought-provoking, and useful in the...

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MBA Blogger Interview with MIT’s Leaders for Global Operations’ Victoria Knight

By - May 17, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Get ready to read about our next student blogger, Victoria Knight, who blogs at Let’s Get Operating. Victoria talks about her experience in MIT’s Leaders for Global Operations program. Read on for more information! Accepted: Let's start by getting some basics: Where are you from? Where...

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Low GMAT Score? Don’t Panic…Yet.

By - May 17, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

A low GMAT score or a low GPA is not necessarily an MBA deal breaker. No adcom is going to admit or dismiss a candidate based solely on one semester’s poor GPA or a low verbal GMAT score without also reflecting on other numbers as...

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CBS Deadlines Dead Ahead!

By - May 13, 12:21 PM   Comments [0]

Okay, not really – you still have some time, but we wanted to get your attention . Columbia Business School has a few different deadlines, each depending on when you plan on starting – in August or in January. Take note: • If you are planning on...

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Military Benefits to Help Finance an MBA

By - May 13, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Active duty service members and veterans who are pursing academic opportunities can turn to benefits offered by the military. Many service members take advantage of benefits to finance their education, either while they are serving or shortly afterwards. Active duty members can use their benefits to...

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Will Facebook Destroy Your Admissions Chances?

By - May 13, 12:05 PM   Comments [2]

When Kaplan Test Prep released the results of its survey of business school admissions officers, revealing that 32% of business school admissions officers performed internet searches on applicants, 27% visited an applicant’s social media (Facebook, Myspace, etc.) page, and 10% had found something online that...

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MBA Program Visits, Fairs, Receptions: 5 Simple Steps to Make Them Productive

By - May 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Applying to MBA programs this coming fall or winter? Then probably you’re planning to meet with MBA admission committee members at various types of events – school visits, MBA fairs, school receptions, etc. – as part of that process. An ideal time for school visits...

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Columbia B-School Receives $100 Million Gift from Wharton Alum

By - May 12, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton alum and longtime Columbia board and community member Ronald O. Perelman donated $100 to Columbia Business School. The gift will help fund new programs on the new CBS Manhattanville campus. One of the two buildings on the new campus will be named for...

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