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What Does “At The Very Center of Business” Mean for CBS Applicants?

By - Oct 21, 15:37 PM   Comments [0]

Episode 1 in our Big Brand Theory series for MBA applicants: Columbia Business School’s motto. Columbia Business School Essay 2 asks you to watch a short video entitled, “The Center” and then use it to answer the question, “How will you take advantage of being ‘at...

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2 Reasons Why You Love Columbia that You SHOULDN’T Share in Your App (and 2 that You SHOULD)

By - Oct 19, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s face it, even if Columbia weren’t smack in the middle of NYC, it would still be an amazing business school, so you need to make sure that when you explain why CBS is the school of you, you don’t focus exclusively on the city,...

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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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NYU Hosts AIGAC!

By - Jun 16, 07:25 AM   Comments [0]

Not only did NYU Stern host the annual conference of Association of International Graduate Application Consultants – AIGAC – last week (along with Columbia Business School) – it also shared some valuable information about its program and applications process. Here are several highlights. • The admissions...

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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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MBA Admissions: Columbia Business School & Management

By - Jul 7, 12:44 PM   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 is ranked in ninth place for management. Columbia's Class of 2014 and Management 5409 people applied to...

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Columbia Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 26, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

  With its application questions this year, Columbia continues the industry-wide trend towards ever shorter essays, although it did not reduce the number of essays. Specifically: • Its question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 200 to 100 characters. Yes, that was characters, not...

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