Applications

Eli’s Journey to Columbia B-School and His Passion for Being at the Very Center of Business

By - Dec 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn how real students and recent grads have navigated their way through the business school admissions process and b-school itself with our What is Business School Really Like? series. Meet Eli, a first-year MBA student at Columbia Business School with unique international experience. Eli, thank you for sharing your...

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How to Present a Winning Wharton Application [Episode 342]

By - Dec 8, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Learn what makes an applicant stand out at Wharton [Show Summary] What is Wharton looking for? What about its new deferred admission programs? Most importantly, what do you need to do to get in? If these questions reside in your head, listen in! Wharton’s Director of Admissions,...

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Yale School of Management MBA Class of 2021 Profile

By - Dec 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Yale SOM’s class of 2021 profile, taken from the Yale SOM website. Total enrollment: 345Women: 42%International passport holders: 44% (includes U.S. permanent residents and dual citizens)U.S. Students of Color: 29% (includes U.S. citizens and permanent residents who identify as Asian, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/Islander, or Multiethnic)Underrepresented...

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Columbia Business School: Do You Have What it Takes?

By - Dec 5, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

An MBA is a serious investment in your future – it’s two years away from your money-earning career, but it provides great training, a powerful credential, and a network that you’ll have for the rest of your life. Those benefits are why your application strategy...

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Columbia Business School Class of 2021 Profile

By - Dec 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here is a look at Columbia Business School’s class of 2021 (info from the Columbia Business School website). Applications received: 5876Admitted: 1122Enrolled: 754, divided into 11 clustersJanuary entry class size: 203, divided into 3 clustersAugust entry class size: 551, divided into 8 clustersGMAT scores (average): 727GMAT scores (range): 560-790GMAT scores (middle 80%): 690-760Undergraduate GPA (average): 3.6Undergraduate...

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Top MBA Programs Get STEM-Certified to Attract Int’l Students

By - Dec 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a question for all MBA applicants: what do you do if the product you are selling suddenly becomes significantly less appealing to your international markets? Evolving conditions have made your customers doubt your product is worth as much as you are charging, and fewer...

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Poets & Quants Announces 2019-2020 MBA Rankings

By - Dec 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Poets & Quants just released its 2019-2020 rankings of the top 100 U.S. MBA programs. There were some minor changes in the top 10  – most prominently is Stanford GSB climbing two spots, passing Harvard Business School and UPenn Wharton, to claim the #1 position. It’s the second time in 10 years that Stanford has...

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NYU Stern: An Insider’s Perspective on Getting Accepted [Episode 340]

By - Dec 1, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Interview with Rabia Ahmed, Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Admissions at NYU Stern School of Business [Show Summary] NYU Stern is always on the cutting edge, and their new Change: Studio branding reflects that. Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Admissions, Rabia Ahmed, shares details of...

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Do You Want to Be Studying at Columbia This Time Next Year?

By - Nov 28, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

Whether you’re focused on finance (like 37% of CBS grads) or interested in any of a truly dazzling array of opportunities (Entrepreneurship! Luxury retail! Consulting!), Columbia Business School is an exciting program in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, and we understand why you’d...

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Columbia EMBA Class Profile [Entering Class of 2019]

By - Nov 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a look at CBS EMBA class profile of the Friday/Saturday class that began in August 2019, from the Columbia Business School website. Class size: 146 (in 2 clusters)Women: 34%International: 23%Average age: 33Average years of work experience: 9Sponsorship: • Full company sponsorship: 18% • Partial company sponsorship: 46% • Self-sponsorship: 36% Background by Industry IndustryPercentConsulting7%Consumer Products2%Education2%Energy/Utilities3%Entertainment/Leisure/Sports1%Financial Services40%Government/Military/Nonprofit3%Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals9%Marketing/Media/Communications7%Private Equity/Venture Capital1%Real Estate3%Retail/Wholesale3%Technology11%Other8% Want...

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