Columbia MBA: In order to apply for merit-based fellowships, applicants do not need to submit any additional materials or essays.
In the past, for its third essay, Columbia Business School applicants could choose from two prompt options, generally pertaining to their personal lives and passions; now, candidates must respond to a question about a team failure instead.
My assumption: Most short term goals fit into one or more of these three categories 1.
It can also be used to address fundamental gaps but be careful not to belabor the situation and leave the adcom with the last impression of you being a huge weakness to your story. This includes recommendations.
Essay 3: Please provide an example of a team failure of which you have been a part. Because of these factors and due to rolling admissions, applying well before the deadline is recommended!
When you think about your future plans it will add credibility to describe how you tend to approach goals in general. At Columbia Business School, we believe that our diverse community is one of our greatest strengths.