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New post 26 Jul 2011, 13:19
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Sorry, saw that I had a couple of questions directed at me. I submitted for J-Term 6/29, got an interview invite on 7/12 and interviewed on 7/25.

Now the waiting game begins!


What is your profile man? :)
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WTF??? Why are there so few posts in the CBS app thread this year? Last year this thread was BOOMING? Any ideas?

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Applied for J term on 6/15, Interviewed on 7/20, been waiting for a week now.

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Sorry, saw that I had a couple of questions directed at me. I submitted for J-Term 6/29, got an interview invite on 7/12 and interviewed on 7/25.

Now the waiting game begins!


What is your profile man? :)


I am pretty sure Tiggy is a woman :wink: --- a 'Tiggy' is a really cute girl

Any news for any of the others under review? I have been under review for the J term from the first week of July... No news yet.

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Hey guys I'll be matriculating this August for the Columbia Business School MBA class of 2013. If you have any questions feel free to send them my way.


Hey hi,
I am planning to apply to columbia this year, can you pls tell is there any difference in the way your application is viewed if you apply in ED?? What is the benefit of ED?? In case you are selected in ED & dont join columbia, whats the penalty you will have to bear??

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Hey guys I'll be matriculating this August for the Columbia Business School MBA class of 2013. If you have any questions feel free to send them my way.


Hey hi,
I am planning to apply to columbia this year, can you pls tell is there any difference in the way your application is viewed if you apply in ED?? What is the benefit of ED?? In case you are selected in ED & dont join columbia, whats the penalty you will have to bear??



I want to know this too. I used to think you were locked in if applying ED, but I went to an information session this monday and the admissions rep said there are people every year that make the $6K deposit after being accepted ED then go to another school, forfeiting the deposit, so it does happen. I think the ED decision is so early that its hard to get in AND wait for decisions from other schools without making the deposit.

Im thinking about ED, but i'm leaning toward RD. I've done much more research for Columbia then any other school, so i just don't feel like I know enough about the other schools to commit 100% to Columbia. But that could change in 2 months, I've wanted to attend Columbia in some form since high school. I will definitely be done with my application before the deadline. :?

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any ED admits?

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no one will enroll you until you update your profile. Yes you may complete it and remain private.
Please update your profile and you will be rolled automatically to the roll-call list!


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I want to know this too. I used to think you were locked in if applying ED, but I went to an information session this monday and the admissions rep said there are people every year that make the $6K deposit after being accepted ED then go to another school, forfeiting the deposit, so it does happen. I think the ED decision is so early that its hard to get in AND wait for decisions from other schools without making the deposit.

Im thinking about ED, but i'm leaning toward RD. I've done much more research for Columbia then any other school, so i just don't feel like I know enough about the other schools to commit 100% to Columbia. But that could change in 2 months, I've wanted to attend Columbia in some form since high school. I will definitely be done with my application before the deadline. :?


With ED, once an admit has been made, you have only two weeks to make a decision. If you decide to accept the offer, you immediately owe a $6,000 non-refundable deposit. While CBS would argue this, many people feel that CBS is more generous during ED than it is with regular decision.

Early Decision
  • Available for August entry applicants only
  • Application deadline in early October
  • Early decision applications are reviewed, and decisions rendered, before regular decision applications
  • Candidates have decided that Columbia is their first choice and must sign the following statement of commitment within their applications: I am committed to attending Columbia Business School and will withdraw all applications and decline all offers from other schools upon admission to Columbia Business School.
  • Applicants must submit a nonrefundable $6,000 tuition deposit within two weeks of admission

Source: http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/mba/admissions/options
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Applied for J-term on 6/28, Interviewed on 7/19, waiting for decision.

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J-Termers don't seem to be on the roll-call list. I updated my profile.

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New post 27 Jul 2011, 14:29
I know for RD the earlier you apply the better, but is the same true of ED? E.g. if i apply to ED by the deadline are my chances much less then if i had applied for ED in July? And if thats so, are you better off applying to RD in Mid October then applying to ED on the deadline?

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New post 27 Jul 2011, 16:38
I counted 6 people for the J term who went under review in May/June and have already had their interviews/got them scheduled:

Even9net, Tiggy, Nimabi, Miambaprosp, Mmbma, Wishnuv

Let us know how it goes! Good luck

Anyone went under review in July and has heard back?

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tiggy wrote:
Sorry, saw that I had a couple of questions directed at me. I submitted for J-Term 6/29, got an interview invite on 7/12 and interviewed on 7/25.

Now the waiting game begins!


What is your profile man? :)


I am pretty sure Tiggy is a woman :wink: --- a 'Tiggy' is a really cute girl

Any news for any of the others under review? I have been under review for the J term from the first week of July... No news yet.



Thanks MBAji, you are correct! I am female.
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No word so far. They say J term decisions should be made within 2 weeks after the completion of interview. Should be right around now.

Tiggy, that's soem crazy GPA you got there, the worst grade you got was probably a single B+

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Count me in for ED...

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No word so far. They say J term decisions should be made within 2 weeks after the completion of interview.


Where did you read or hear this?

I sure hope you are right I am at 10 days since my status went complete. I feel like I'm seeing debt ceiling clock in my dreams, only when I look closer its a final decision clock...tick tick tick

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I'm a reapplicant, going for J-Term this time. Submitted application on 7/15, under review 7/18, invited to interview today 7/28.

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Submitted today ED. First a vacation, then on to the next app.

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I just got the call!!! Accepted!

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