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Columbia Business School Announces 2017-2018 Application Release Date, Essays, and Deadlines

This week, Columbia Business School (CBS) announced that it will release its application on May 15, 2017. The school also released its 2017-2018 MBA application deadlines and essay questions.

Columbia Business School Deadlines 2017-2018

Essays:

Goal: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (50 characters)

Essay #1: Through your resume and recommendations, we have a clear sense of your professional path to date. What are your career goals over the next 3 – 5 years and what, in your imagination, would be your long-term dream job? (500 words)

Essay #2: The full-time MBA experience includes academics, recruiting and networking. What are your personal priorities and how do you anticipate allocating your time at Columbia Business School? (250 words)

EMBA Essay #2: Columbia Business School’s Executive MBA will challenge you by offering a rigorous academic experience, global exposure through the international seminar, and the opportunity to immediately apply what you learn to your career. How will you approach balancing the demands of the program with your professional and personal life while you are in school? (250 words)

Essay #3: Please select and answer one of the following essay questions: (250 words)

a: Please tell us what you feel most passionate about in life.

b: If you were given a free day and could spend it anywhere, in any way you choose, what would you do?

Optional Essay: Is there any further information that you wish to provide the Admissions Committee? If so, please use this space to provide an explanation of any areas of concern in your academic record or your personal history. You may submit bullet points. (Maximum 500 words)

For more information, visit http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/.

For a complete list of 2017-2018 business school deadlines, be sure to check our Application Deadlines page. We will be updating our list as business schools release them.

Do you plan to apply to Columbia Business School this fall? Stay tuned to the mbaMission blog for our analysis of the 2017-2018 Columbia Business School essay questions and be sure to download our free Insider’s Guide to Columbia Business School.




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