MBA Application Deadlines
Early Decision Deadline: October 3, 2012
Regular Deadline: April 10, 2012
MBA Essay Questions
1. A. Why are you pursuing an MBA at this point in your career, and how do you plan to achieve your immediate and long term post-MBA professional goals? (500-word limit)
B. Please view this video, entitled Community at Columbia. Diverse, tight-knit clusters and carefully selected learning teams are defining features of the first year at Columbia Business School. Along with more than 100 student organizations and countless events each semester, the cluster system helps to create a supportive and devoted lifelong community. Describe why you are interested in becoming a part of the Columbia community. (250-word limit)
2. Describe a personal experience and how it has influenced who you are today. This essay should have a personal rather than a professional focus. (500-word limit)
3. (Optional) An optional fourth essay will allow you to discuss any issues that do not fall within the purview of the required essays.