Columbia MBA Application Essay #2

How will you take advantage of being “at the very center of business”? (250 words) This essay prompt for the 2018-19 application cycle to Columbia Business School requires you to watch a video before commencing the essay. The video is a 1.5 minute video featuring Professor Glenn Hubbard, the Dean of Columbia Business School. Watching the Video There are a few key themes throughout the video that shed light onto how Columbia Business School views itself and its MBA program. I have summarized those themes below. 1. Getting an MBA will allow you to develop yourself as a leader as well as to think like an entrepreneur and identify how to capture opportunity. This statement from the video is note

Improving Your MBA Resume

When it comes to your MBA application, you should be prepared to invest a significant amount of time to your resume. The application review process typically starts with your resume and it is critical that you are able to make a strong first impression. A common application mistake is to submit your previously used job application resume. This type of resume typically lists your responsibilities and is often difficult to understand for someone who works outside of your industry. Submitting this type of resume can hurt your applications. Here are several tips to consider as you prepare your resume for business school. Remember your audience Business school admissions committee members will ha