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Columbia Business School MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia slightly changed its first short answer question and materially changed all its essay questions. CBS also re-instituted word limits as opposed to the somewhat flexible ranges it gave last year. Overall, the word limits are less than the maximums were last year. Apparently the...

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Get Accepted to Columbia Business School

By - May 4, 11:53 AM   Comments [0]

Dreaming of Columbia? Worried your application won’t make the cut? Find out what you need to do to get accepted! In this FREE, 1-hour webinar, Linda Abraham, Accepted Founder & CEO, will teach you: • The 4 key principles to gaining acceptance to Columbia Business School. • How...

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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 Business School 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 4, 08:46 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 75 to 50 characters. Yes, that was  characters, not words. Two years ago it was a generous 100 characters. And those applicants thought they had...

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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 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 11, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Columbia tweaked last year's questions for this year. Relatively minor changes only. Specifically: • Its short-answer question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 100 to 75 characters. Yes, that was characters, not words. • For question 2, there is a new video to watch and...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2014 Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 25, 08:39 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 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - May 26, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

  With its application questions this year, Columbia continues the industry-wide trend towards ever shorter essays, although it did not reduce the number of essays. Specifically: • Its question about your immediate post-MBA goal has gone from 200 to 100 characters. Yes, that was characters, not...

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Columbia Executive MBA 2013 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 19, 12:16 PM   Comments [0]

This set of executive MBA essays requires succinct, targeted expression; insightful self-reflection; ability to synthesize multiple aspects of your experience and knowledge; and organizational responsiveness. The questions not only present different topics, but also warrant some variation in tone – you could view the essays...

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Columbia Essay Questions Analysis and Tips

By - Jul 8, 01:04 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago Columbia published updated essay questions for 2013. Below is Aringo's analysis and tips (in blue) for Columbia's new questions. Applicants must complete one short answer question and two essays. Short Answer Question What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (200 characters maximum) This is the...

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