Columbia Business School’s early decision and regular decision online applications are live, meaning that the Columbia MBA recommendation questions are now available. The CBS adcom requests that recommenders indicate whether they have an MBA, and asks that they address two prompts in the course of a recommendation of no more than 1,000 words.
2019-2020 Columbia MBA Recommendation Questions
Thank you for your willingness to recommend a candidate to Columbia Business School. Your recommendation adds vital perspective to the admissions process. Please consider the following guidelines when writing your recommendation:
- How do the candidate’s performance, potential, background, or personal qualities compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples.
- Please describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. Please detail the circumstances and the applicant’s response.
Please limit your recommendation to 1000 words. Thank you once again.