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MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Define Your Long-term Goal

As applicants consider what business schools to shortlist, many are posting to Clear Admit’s MBA ApplyWire, an admissions tool for feedback on candidacy, school choice and more.  This week, we take a closer look at an MBA hopeful applying to Columbia, NYU Stern, U. Chicago Booth, UPenn / Wharton, and Yale SOM.  Read on... Read more »

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: Needing the Numbers and More

As MBA hopefuls consider their chances at the leading business schools, many are posting to Clear Admit’s ApplyWire, an admissions tool for feedback on candidacy, school choice and more.  This week, we shine the spotlight on two candidates. The first has some room for improvement with their academic stats while applying... Read more »

Columbia MBA Students Discuss Leadership and Impact in the Nonprofit Sector

If you’re looking for professional development opportunities and ways to make an impact, serving on a nonprofit board might be the perfect outlet. At least that’s what many Columbia Business School students are discovering. The latest trend at CBS is joining a junior board of directors for nonprofit governance. What... Read more »

New Dean Named at Columbia Business School

Dr. Costis Maglaras will assume the role of dean of Columbia Business School, effective July 1st.  This appointment comes about a year after Glenn Hubbard, who served as dean for 15 years, announced he would be stepping down. High Praise from the President Dr. Costis Maglaras, 16th Dean of Columbia... Read more »

What is the Best Business School Laptop for You?

While preparing for business school means connecting with future classmates, figuring out coursework, and brushing up on your writing and quant skills, other necessities—like what kind of computer you’ll need—can be overlooked.  That’s why we’ve rounded up recommendations from leading MBA programs and highlighted which laptops you should consider. For... Read more »

Free for a Limited Time: All 27 In-Depth Clear Admit School Guides

Gain Access to all Clear Admit School Guides Titles When You Register! For a limited time, all registered Clear Admit users can download any of our 27 exclusive Clear Admit School Guides at no cost: a potential $675 value at $24.99 per Guide. All you have to do is login or register... Read more »

2019-2020 Round 1 MBA Deadlines

MBA Application Deadlines – Round 1 / Early Action Many of the top business schools have already announced their MBA deadlines for the upcoming admissions season. So, to help you stay organized, we’ve compiled all of the earliest deadlines all in one place. For schools that have announced their essay... Read more »

MBA ApplyWire Spotlight: School Suggestions

As new MBA applicants reflect on their admissions chances and consider application strategies, many are posting to Clear Admit’s ApplyWire, a platform for feedback from our community of top-tier applicants to help inform your final choice of schools and approach to admissions. This week, we start with a closer look at... Read more »

Columbia Business School MBA Essay Topic Analysis

The following essay topic analysis examines Columbia Business School’s (CBS) MBA admissions essays for the 2019-2020 admissions season. You can also review essay topic analyses for all other the leading MBA programs as well as general Essay Tips to further aid you in developing your admissions essays. 2019-2020 Columbia Business School MBA Essay Analysis... Read more »

Columbia Business School MBA Essay Questions 2019-2020

The Columbia MBA 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 received. The... 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 »

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