Columbia Business School Application Essays
Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (51 characters maximum)
Essay 1: Given your individual background and goals, what are your career goals going forward, and how will the Columbia MBA help you achieve them? (Maximum 750 words)
Essay 2: Columbia Business School’s location enables us to bridge theory and practice in multiple ways: through Master Classes, internships, the New York Immersion Seminars, and, most importantly, through a combination of distinguished research faculty and accomplished practitioners. How will you take advantage of being “at the very center of business”? (Maximum 500 words)
Essay 3: What will the people in your Cluster be pleasantly surprised to learn about you? (Maximum 250 words)
Optional Essay: An optional fourth essay will allow you to discuss any issues that do not fall within the purview of the required essays.
* Admissions essays are for the 2016-2017 application season