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Columbia Business School 2017 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Apr 24, 10:40 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School tweaked last year's questions for this year. The changes in wording are minor, and I discuss below. The most significant change is that CBS is bucking the bschool trend of the last five years and allowing you a little more room to tell your...

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Columbia 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Dec 22, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

These essay questions focus mostly on the present and future, so don’t expect to richly portray your personal and/or professional development.  Go with the flow and give them what they ask for, in aggregate: a vivid sense of engagement; real, focused career plans; self-knowledge and...

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Columbia Business School Update

By - Nov 25, 01:16 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School recently announced two major changes: a significant scholarship donation made by Lord Laidlaw and an update to their current application process. Increase in Financial Aid for Class of 2018 In an effort to share “the power of opportunity” with a new generation of college...

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Columbia MBA Class Of ’17: More Women, Internationals, U.S. Minorities

By - Aug 20, 12:37 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School posted its incoming MBA class profile. Here's the scoop: What does the data show? Pretty much steady state with marked improvements in class diversity. And there's both good news and bad from an applicant perspective. The most noteworthy change is a 12.5% increase in the female...

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The Applicants That Stand Out At Columbia Business School

By - May 19, 14:04 PM   Comments [0]

My observation as a former insider at CBS is that Columbia is looking to build a diverse class of high-achieving world citizens who’ve got a bit of grit. World Citizen  What do I mean by a world citizen? For a small fraction, it means applicants who are internationally...

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Columbia Entering Class Profile

By - May 12, 23:36 PM   Comments [0]

This year’s entering class at CBS reflects the school’s interest in building a class composed of  “intellectually driven people from diverse educational, economic, social, cultural, and geographic backgrounds.” According to the class profile, 41% of the class are international students, 36% are women, and 32% are...

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The Admissions Team at The Very Center of Business

By - Apr 22, 04:17 AM   Comments [0]

If Columbia Business School is the name you doodle on back of your notebooks, then you’ll want to get to know the folks who hold the key to acceptance. Click here to listen to the recording of our conversation with the CBS admissions team - although...

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Last Call for Columbia Business School Admissions Webinar!

By - Oct 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! The day when application-changing tips on how to apply successfully to Columbia Business School will be generously doled out by our very own CEO and founder, Linda Abraham! Do you have questions on optimizing your CBS application for...

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2016 Columbia Business School Class Profile

By - Oct 27, 06:50 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s take a look at who makes up Columbia’s class of 2016 (from the CBS website)… • Applications received: 5799 • Students accepted: 1056 • Students enrolled: 743 (Aug. entry class size – 544; Jan. entry class size – 199) • Women: 36% • U.S....

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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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