(250 words) Essay 3: Who is a leader you admire, and why?
(250 words) Optional Essay: Is there any further information that you wish to provide the Admissions Committee? (Maximum 500 Words) Knight-Bagehot Fellows: Rather than answer Essay 1, current Knight-Bagehot Fellows applying to Columbia Business School should use the space allocated to the first essay (500 words) to complete the Wiegers Fellowship application essay.
(250 words maximum) Question 3: Who is a leader you admire, and why?
(250 words maximum) Back to top First-time applications require two recommendations unless applying for the Deferred Enrollment Program.
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.” Essay 1: Through your resume and recommendations, we have a clear sense of your professional path to date.
Please note that Columbia Business School and several of our peer institutions use similar, if not identical, recommendation questions.
This is an effort on our part to make the process easier for your recommenders.
Question 1: How is a Columbia MBA going to help you?
(250 words maximum) Question 2: What has been your favorite class, and why?