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Episode 81: Admissions Director Q&A with Columbia Business School’s Michael Robinson

Special guest Michael Robinson, Director of MBA Admissions at Columbia Business School (CBS), joins us for a podcast episode that will cover everything you want to know about the leading MBA program. Robinson was an entrepreneur, running a music publicity firm, prior to becoming a member of the CBS MBA Class... Read more »

Harvard Reclaims Top Spot in Financial Times 2020 Global MBA Rankings

The Financial Times released their 2020 Global MBA rankings this week. Harvard Business School reclaimed the #1 position—after a four-year absence from the top spot. Wharton also surpassed last year’s top seed (Stanford GSB) to land in second place. Stanford GSB, which has held the top position for several years, fell to third in the... Read more »

MBA News You Need: HBS Professor Examines Availability of H-1B Visas, Yale SOM Hosts Affinity Week, and More from Columbia Business School, Chicago Booth, and Georgetown McDonough

Each week we collect MBA news from leading business schools to give you a quick overview of the latest trending topics. In this week’s MBA News You Need digest, an HBS professor examines the availability of the H-1B visa, Yale SOM discusses its Affinity Week events, CBS announces new home... Read more »

LiveWire Insights: Round 2 at the M7 MBA Programs

MBA applicants who are eagerly awaiting news on interview invitations and admissions decisions – and the exact timing of such things – you’re going to want to keep reading.  Clear Admit is excited to release a second edition of M7 LiveWire Insights.  While the first edition delivers information about Round... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, December 30, 2019-January 3, 2020

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! It’s All About Getting Ready for the January Rounds!  Round 1 is now behind us for most programs, and Round 2 is just around the corner.... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alum / Off-campus, LA (Alum’s Office)

Blind interview – interviewer requested resume a few days in advance. Recent alum, Class of 2018. Very warm and friendly, felt like I had really lucked out. Asked typical behavioral questions one would expect, tone was very conversational and she seemed genuinely interested in what I had to say and... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alum / Off-Campus

I have often heard that alum interviews can be tricky, and boy this one was. My interviewer was from the metals and mining industry, and had very little context on the industries I had spent time on (Consulting and PE). As a result, he got lost trying to understand my... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alum / Off-Campus

My alum was a much older and experienced one, looking at his profile I was quote intimidated going into the interview. He suggested we meet on a Sunday morning at 8AM at a local coffee shop. I was dressed quite formally and he showed up in jeans and a suit... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alum / Off-Campus

My interview was with an alumnus from the batch of 1972. The alumnus was now retired after a very illustrious career where he led business divisions for large conglomerates. I didn’t expect I’ll get a chance to interview with someone as senior, and so when the interview got scheduled I... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alum / Off-Campus

Fairly straightforward. Interviewer was friendly, 10+ year alum, interview took place in the co-working space he uses. I had sent him my resume when I emailed to schedule the interview, and he had it printed (though I had also brought a copy with me). His main focus seemed to be... Read more »

Columbia Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alum / Off-Campus

I met the alumni interviewer at a local Starbucks on a weeknight evening. He was running pretty late so we ended up meeting 15-30 minutes after the planned start time. I’d reached out to him earlier over email to introduce myself and schedule the interview, and he told me we’d... Read more »

Columbia Business School Interview Questions & Report / Round 1 – ED / Alumnus / Off-campus

Interview was very casual. He introduced himself and then asked me to introduce myself. He had gone through my resume in advance and asked some particular questions about my schooling. Below is an overview of some questions he asked 1. What is the most difficult experience you have been through?... Read more »

Admissions Tip: Managing the Many Round 2 MBA Deadlines

Anyone who’s familiar with the MBA application process knows that December moves forward at an accelerated pace, mixing work with holidays and application preparation. Come the New Year, Round 2 application deadlines come swiftly. To help this year’s Round 2 applicants avoid the classic time crunch, today’s blog post offers... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, November 25-29, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and MBA Deadlines Many programs have now released Round 1 interview invites and have been reported on MBA LiveWire. Expect to see a few... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Interviews, November 18-22, 2019

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Interview Invitations and MBA Deadlines Many programs have now released Round 1 interview invites that have been reported on MBA LiveWire. These include Harvard, UPenn / Wharton, Chicago... Read more »

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