Reapplicants are required to submit one new recommendation.
If you have been working full-time for at least six months, one recommendation should be from your current supervisor.
The second recommendation may be from a college professor.
If you are a college senior, we encourage you to apply for the Deferred Enrollment Program, which requires only one recommendation.
If offered admission, you will be required to provide encrypted digital copies of your transcripts from each of the colleges or universities submitted on your application.
Offers of admission are not binding until academic records have been verified.Question 1: How is a Columbia MBA going to help you?(250 words maximum) Question 2: What has been your favorite class, and why?If so, use this space to provide an explanation of any areas of concern in your academic record or your personal history. Wiegers Fellowship Essay Question: What are your career goals?How has the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship affected these goals? (500 words maximum) Deferred Enrollment Program: Deferred Enrollment candidates will answer three short essay questions instead of the essays listed above.Missing required materials, updated test scores, or additional materials must be received by the Admissions Office within three weeks of your application submission.Once we have received all required application components your application will begin the review process.We expect that you, the applicant, will not participate in the drafting of these recommendations.Applications are not considered complete until all required information is submitted. We ask recommenders to consider the following guidelines when writing their recommendations (recommended limit - 1000 words): Full Time Program: Back to top Keep in mind applications cannot be reviewed until they are complete.(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.