Columbia Business Schoolの出願要項が発表されました。これまで長年に渡り同校入学審査の代名詞的な存在でもあったEarly Decision Deadlineが無くなり、多くのビジネススクールと同様に3ラウンド制を採用することになります。
★Round 1 Deadline: September 13, 2023
Interview Decisions Released: Mid-October
Final Decision Released: Mid-December
★Round 2 Deadline: January 5, 2024
Interview Decisions Released: Early-to-Mid February
Final Decision Released: Late March
★Round 3 Deadline: April 3, 2024
Interview Decisions Released: Mid-to-Late April
Final Decision Released: Early May
If your application is not completed by the deadline for the current round, it will be rolled into the next available application round in the current cycle for consideration.
Please note that if you would like to be included in priority consideration for institutional funding your application must be completed by the Round 1 or Round 2 deadline.
Short Answer Question: What is your immediate post-MBA professional goal? (50 characters maximum)
Examples of possible responses:
- “Work in business development for a media company.”
- “Join a strategy consulting firm.”
- “Launch a data-management start-up.”
Through your resume and recommendation, we have a clear sense of your professional path to date. What are your career goals over the next three to five years and what is your long-term dream job? (500 words)
The Phillips Pathway for Inclusive Leadership (PPIL) is a co-curricular program designed to provide students with the skills and strategies needed to develop as inclusive leaders. Through various resources and programming, the goal is for students to explore and reflect during their educational journey on the following five inclusive leadership skills: Mitigating Bias and Prejudice; Managing Intercultural Dialogue; Addressing Systemic Inequity; Understanding Identity and Perspective Taking; and Creating an Inclusive Environment.
Describe a time or situation when you had the need to utilize one of more of these five skills, and tell us the actions you took and the outcome. (250 words)
We believe Columbia Business School is a special place. CBS proudly fosters a collaborative learning environment through curricular experiences like our clusters and learning teams, an extremely active co-curricular and student life environment, and career mentorship opportunities like our Executives-in-Residence program.
Why do you feel Columbia Business School is a good fit for you academically, culturally, and professionally? Please be specific. (250 words)
If you wish to provide further information or additional context around your application to the Admissions Committee, please upload a brief explanation of any areas of concern in your academic record or personal history. This does not need to be a formal essay. You may submit bullet points. (Maximum 500 Words)
Early Decision Deadlineが廃止されたとしても、受験生としてやるべきことは、上記のエッセイ課題を分析し、学校調査を行い（来月2日には日本人受験生を対象とする説明会が開催されます）、エッセイコンテンツの魅力を磨き上げていきましょう。これらのエッセイ課題はオーソドックスなタイプですので、執筆に向けた準備ができていれば対応しやすいかと思います。