Posts Tagged ‘Columbia University’

Columbia 2015 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 14, 09:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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Columbia Business School Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 25, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

On May 30, Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC) conference attendees had the privilege and pleasure of learning firsthand from Columbia Business School admissions officials, professors, students, and administrators about latest developments at CBS. One big takeaway for me – CBS admissions has become friendlier,...

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Columbia Business School 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Columbia Offers New Dong-Bin Shin Fellowships

By - Dec 9, 10:05 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, Columbia School of Business announced that it will be offering two-year, full-tuition fellowships to four class of 2016 students. The fellowship – the Dong-Bin Shin Fellowship – is supported by the recent $4 million gift of class of 1981 alumnus, Dong-Bin Shin. The fellowships...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future. There’s a little room to discuss relevant past experiences, but not much, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development. Moreover, if the Columbia EMBA adcom wanted this information, they would ask...

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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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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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Columbia Business School Student Interview: Sushi is 15 Minutes Away

By - May 12, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Tom, a SoFi scholar and current student at Columbia Business School. Tom is a U.S. Army veteran who loves b-school so much, that’s he’s trying to extend his education and stay for another year! Read on for some excellent advice about...

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MBA Admissions: Columbia Business School & Finance

By - Aug 13, 00:56 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Columbia Business School: Columbia currently ranks in eighth place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It was ranked #4 for finance. Columbia's Class of 2013 and Finance 6669 people applied to Columbia...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2013 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

This set of executive MBA essays requires succinct, targeted expression; insightful self-reflection; ability to synthesize multiple aspects of your experience and knowledge; and organizational responsiveness. The questions not only present different topics, but also warrant some variation in tone – you could view the essays...

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