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2019-2020 Columbia Business School MBA Essay Questions

The Columbia MBA deadlines and essays for the 2019-2020 admissions season have been announced by the CBS admissions committee. Columbia offers two intakes, an August entry and an accelerated January intake. The program operates a rolling admissions process for both entry options, evaluating applications and extending interview invitations as they are... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Stern Reveals $300k Entrepreneur Winners, Yale Class of 2019 Breaks Gift Records, and More From ISB, Columbia and Duke

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your MBA News You Need digest for the week of May 13, 2019. NYU Stern Announces $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge Winners... Read more »

MBA DecisionWire Spotlight: Columbia Business School or Wharton for Tech

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate considering Columbia Business School or Wharton for tech. The candidate laid out their choice: Initial feedback favored the full ride from CBS: A candidate in the same... Read more »

DecisionWire Spotlight: U. Chicago Booth, Columbia, MIT Sloan or Northwestern / Kellogg for Consulting

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate changing functions to consulting and accepted to U. Chicago Booth, Columbia Business School, MIT Sloan and Northwestern / Kellogg.  They also received scholarships to Chicago Booth and CBS. The conversation... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 4.08.19

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. Most programs have now released their Round 2, as... Read more »

Columbia Professor Offers Advice on #MeToo Fallout for Female Leadership

The #MeToo movement has been a good thing, bringing to light many gender issues regarding sexual harassment and assault. And, it’s been particularly valuable for women in the workplace. Unfortunately, while most of the response to the #MeToo movement has been positive, it has triggered a few unexpected negative consequences.... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Ross Announces Business Challenge Results, NYU Stern Measures Sustainability, Columbia Talks Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones and More IMD and Yale SOM

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of March 18, 2019. 2019 Michigan Ross Entrepreneurs Announce Business... Read more »

DecisionWire Spotlight: Columbia Business School or UCLA / Anderson for Media

In this MBA DecisionWire Spotlight, which highlights MBA candidates’ choices as shared in Clear Admit’s DecisionWire, we take a closer look at a candidate accepted to Columbia and UCLA Anderson.  The candidate is planning a post-MBA career in media and received a $60k scholarship to CBS. A community member kicked off the... Read more »

Podcast Episode 32: Key Takeaways from the U.S. News 2020 MBA Ranking

The 2020 rankings of full-time MBA programs are out from U.S. News & World Report, and our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, have once again been kind enough to help make sense of them. Before they dig into the rankings, here’s a quick rundown of this year’s top 10,... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alumni / Off-campus

Met at a WeWork. Older alumnus (maybe late 30s, early 40s). Very nice, but also switched into professional mode. Questions: Walk me through your resume. Asked specific question on why I had chosen my double major. Why MBA? Why now? Why Columbia? Worst case scenario, if don’t get into grad... Read more »

Columbia Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report: Rolling Admissions Round / Alumnus / Cafe

I interviewed for the Merit Decision deadline round of the Rolling Admissions at CBS. My interview was at a chain cafe with an alumnus of CBS. It was a blind interview and a very low stress one at that. He began with an introduction of who he was and what... Read more »

Columbia Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report: J-Term / Alumnus / Off-campus

My Columbia Business School interview was in a coffee shop with an Alumnus that graduated MBA 2018. The atmosphere was relaxed but a bit noisy. Questions Why MBA Why now What happens if you don’t get into Columbia Walk me through your resume. How will I engage with the Columbia community,... Read more »

Receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card – When you Submit a Booth, CBS, Fuqua, HBS, Ross, Stern, Stanford GSB, Wharton, or McCombs MBA Interview Report

If you’re interested in sharing your MBA interview experience, we are awarding a $10 Amazon gift card to each applicant who submits an MBA interview report for Chicago / Booth, Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School, Duke / Fuqua, Northwestern / Kellogg, Michigan / Ross, NYU Stern, Stanford GSB, UPenn / Wharton, or UT Austin /... Read more »

Top Deferred Enrollment MBA Programs Geared Toward Younger Candidates

Most of the time, full-time MBA programs require work experience to apply and, overall, class averages of professional experience land close to five years. Rarely are programs open to younger candidates who are still pursuing their undergraduate degrees. However, that all changes when it comes to deferred enrollment programs. These... Read more »

MBA News You Need: Tuck Wins Global Challenge, Columbia Revisits Homeownership, Anderson Helps with a Case of the Mondays, and More

Each week we collect all the MBA news that’s fit to print and provide a quick overview of the latest trending topics from top business schools around the world. Here’s your quick MBA News You Need digest for the week of February 25, 2019. Tuck MBA Students Win Global Universities... Read more »

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