Posts Tagged ‘columbia’

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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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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