Posts Tagged ‘cbs’

Glenn Hubbard to Step Down as Columbia Business School Dean

By - Sep 23, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  After serving 15 years as Dean of Columbia Business School (CBS), Glenn Hubbard will step down at the end of the 2018-19 school year. Hubbard began his tenure at Columbia in 1988, and was selected as Dean in July 2004. When Hubbard steps down from...

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Columbia Business School Admissions Director Answers Applicant Questions

By - Sep 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Columbia Business School’s Director of Admissions, Emily French Thomas, was fantastic! After outlining the application process and providing some great tips for success, she answered participants’ questions and really gave participants the inside scoop. If you missed the AMA, or...

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Columbia EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 10, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

The first 2 Columbia EMBA essay questions ask you to project into the future, both near and long term – they address what you hope, plan, want, and expect. The third essay question looks back: it gets into the nitty-gritty of what you did. In the...

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What is CBS Really Looking for in Your Application?

By - Aug 10, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Is it us, or does summer seem to go by in a flash? Especially when you’ve been telling yourself, “No worries – I have plenty of time to work on my Columbia MBA application over the summer.” Well, here’s an opportunity you really don’t want...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 3, 06:00 AM   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...

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Don’t Miss Your Chance for an Inside Look at Columbia Business School!

By - Aug 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School. It’s “At the Very Center of Business” – and its graduates go on to accomplish amazing achievements across a dazzling variety of fields and functions. It’s also very competitive and turns away more than 80% of those who apply. Those successful applicants who...

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

By - Jul 27, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School Essay 2 asks you to watch a short video entitled, “How will you take advantage of being at the very center of business?” The application then asks you to write the answer in 250 words or fewer. The video and the essay...

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All Your Questions about Columbia Business School – Answered!

By - Jul 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re applying for b-school, there are a lot of sources of information about the process – some of which are extremely helpful, and some of which may stress you out. What if you could immediately know that your time will not just be well...

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Meet Dr. Nadia Afridi, Plastic Surgeon, Recent Columbia EMBA, and Mom [Episode 258]

By - May 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Nadia Afridi earned her bachelors and MD in Canada and then did a residency in plastic surgery at Dalhousie University. She also earned her Executive MBA from Columbia in 2017. Can you tell us about your background?  Where you grew up? What...

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The 2018-19 MBA Application Season is Starting

By - Apr 25, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are You Ready to Apply to HBS and CBS? We have some info! Here’s what we know so far: Harvard Business School • The essay question, unchanged from last year, is this: “As we review your application, what more would you like us to know as we...

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