Posts Tagged ‘Columbia Business School’

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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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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Columbia Business School Director of MBA Admissions Answers Applicant Questions

By - Sep 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

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

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

By - Aug 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School. It’s “At the Very Center of Business” – and its graduates go on to accomplish amazing things across a dazzling variety of fields and functions. It’s also very hard to get into and last year turned away 85% of those who applied. Those...

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The Applicants That Stand Out at Columbia Business School

By - Aug 27, 18:00 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 famous...

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Columbia Business School Welcomes New Dean

By - Jul 9, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia University announced last week that Professor Costis Maglaras, 49 years old, has been appointed the sixteenth dean of Columbia Business School and will begin his term on July 1, 2019. Professor Maglaras has been part of CBS for more than 20 years, and was the...

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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines [2019 – 2020]

By - May 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

There is a moderate amount of change in this year’s Columbia MBA application. As they did last year, they are changing the questions for Essays #2 and #3. The short-answer question, Essay #1, and the optional essay are all unchanged. The character and word limits...

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Financial Times Releases 2019 Global MBA Rankings

By - Feb 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  This year’s Financial Times’ Top 10 Business Schools is made up of the same names as last year’s list. Although Stanford Graduate School of Business has stayed in the top spot, there was a lot of shuffling around of the other top 9. Most notably,...

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