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Calling all Columbia (CBS) MBA Applicants: (2018 Intake) Class of 2020

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Question: should I do ED?
I'm applying to 8 other schools along with CBS so I'm guessing I shouldn't? lol
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Question: should I do ED?
I'm applying to 8 other schools along with CBS so I'm guessing I shouldn't? lol


I'm applying to 5 other schools and I'm gonna wait for RD - the right thing to do financially and ethically. Unless CBS is your top choice, I would recommend waiting for RD.
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summerldr wrote:
Question: should I do ED?
I'm applying to 8 other schools along with CBS so I'm guessing I shouldn't? lol


I'm applying to 5 other schools and I'm gonna wait for RD - the right thing to do financially and ethically. Unless CBS is your top choice, I would recommend waiting for RD.


Yea a month ago I was so set to apply for ED but now that I think about it RD would be the better option. Don't wanna give myself more stress if I actually do get an offer and want to wait for other schools...Thanks for confirming my logic!
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Hey guys, had my interview yesterday. How do I know when my interviewer has submitted his feedback?
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Hey guys, had my interview yesterday. How do I know when my interviewer has submitted his feedback?

You'll get a notification email once the feedback is submitted.
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Any other timelines out there? I submitted my application 8/14 ED

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I'll enter my timeline to help get this thread going:

8/26: application submitted
9/18: received interview
9/22: interview
9/25: interview feedback submitted

Obviously still waiting to hear on a final decision.

Update: just got the acceptance call today.
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dwenzeo07 wrote:
Any other timelines out there? I submitted my application 8/14 ED

Posted from my mobile device


I'll enter my timeline to help get this thread going:

8/26: application submitted
9/18: received interview
9/22: interview
9/25: interview feedback submitted

Obviously still waiting to hear on a final decision.

Update: just got the acceptance call today.


Congrats mate!


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MBAdr2018 wrote:
MBAdr2018 wrote:
dwenzeo07 wrote:
Any other timelines out there? I submitted my application 8/14 ED

Posted from my mobile device


I'll enter my timeline to help get this thread going:

8/26: application submitted
9/18: received interview
9/22: interview
9/25: interview feedback submitted

Obviously still waiting to hear on a final decision.

Update: just got the acceptance call today.


Brilliant and congrats!!! Mind sharing stats? Does anyone actually know if they call Asia?
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MBAdr2018 wrote:
MBAdr2018 wrote:
dwenzeo07 wrote:
Any other timelines out there? I submitted my application 8/14 ED

I'll enter my timeline to help get this thread going:

8/26: application submitted
9/18: received interview
9/22: interview
9/25: interview feedback submitted

Obviously still waiting to hear on a final decision.

Update: just got the acceptance call today.


Brilliant and congrats!!! Mind sharing stats? Does anyone actually know if they call Asia?

Thanks!

Stats:
GPA - 3.6
GMAT - 740 (Q45/V47)

I'm in NYC, not sure if they call Asia, sorry I can't help there. Happy to answer any other questions that could help.
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As I complete my application. I am getting a strange error in the review section. Under the usual errors (fill up the blanks stuff), there is one which says

We have detected the following potential problems with your application:

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Employment: You should NOT estimate either your salary or bonus. For “Ending Compensation”, please include your most recent salary as the base and your recent bonus as bonus. You must separate salary and bonus.

This is weird because I calculated my salary in USD, to the last digit, so it is very accurate. I dont know how and why it says "potential" problems with this. Anyone faced such issues while uploading?
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As I complete my application. I am getting a strange error in the review section. Under the usual errors (fill up the blanks stuff), there is one which says

We have detected the following potential problems with your application:

Section
Employment: You should NOT estimate either your salary or bonus. For “Ending Compensation”, please include your most recent salary as the base and your recent bonus as bonus. You must separate salary and bonus.

This is weird because I calculated my salary in USD, to the last digit, so it is very accurate. I dont know how and why it says "potential" problems with this. Anyone faced such issues while uploading?


I had the same problem. I just ignored it and submitted my application. I think it's just a reminder to use your actual salary not an estimate.
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One more thing. How did you guys upload the essays. As in, was it word or pdf? If so, what font/spacing did you use while uploading. As I understand some schools mention the font/spacing. I cant find any such requirements for Columbia. Am I missing something?
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I’d always suggest PDF, it ensures that your formatting doesn’t go for a toss.

12 point font and 1.5 line spacing looks good to me!

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One more thing. How did you guys upload the essays. As in, was it word or pdf? If so, what font/spacing did you use while uploading. As I understand some schools mention the font/spacing. I cant find any such requirements for Columbia. Am I missing something?



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I’d always suggest PDF, it ensures that your formatting doesn’t go for a toss.

12 point font and 1.5 line spacing looks good to me!

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One more thing. How did you guys upload the essays. As in, was it word or pdf? If so, what font/spacing did you use while uploading. As I understand some schools mention the font/spacing. I cant find any such requirements for Columbia. Am I missing something?



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Brilliant. Thank you so much. I will do the same.


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No worries!

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ss18 wrote:
I’d always suggest PDF, it ensures that your formatting doesn’t go for a toss.

12 point font and 1.5 line spacing looks good to me!

sidiitm2004 wrote:
One more thing. How did you guys upload the essays. As in, was it word or pdf? If so, what font/spacing did you use while uploading. As I understand some schools mention the font/spacing. I cant find any such requirements for Columbia. Am I missing something?



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Brilliant. Thank you so much. I will do the same.


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Those submitting from India- how are you converting your absolute marks into GPAs? I had help with the WES Converter and I got an absurdly high GPA. Don't know if that holds.
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Hey guys. One of my recommenders is not available due to a surgery. He will be out for next 3 weeks. I will need to search for another person who can do it and this will take time. I think I remember the adcom saying that we will have 3 weeks after the deadline for the recommendations to be submitted. Is that true?


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I think I remember the adcom saying that we will have 3 weeks after the deadline for the recommendations to be submitted. Is that true?


Yes, I do remember them saying 3 weeks.

However, I'm not sure if it's 3 weeks from the deadline or 3 weeks from date of application (I realize this may not be important if you submit on the deadline day).
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