When can I expect to hear my admissions decisions if I apply through the Consortium?
If you submit a Consortium application by October 15th, we will review your application and provide a decision on a rolling basis by February 25, 2015.
If you submit a Consortium application by January 5th, we will review your application and provide a decision on a rolling basis by February 25, 2015.
The Consortium application rounds are not the same as Johnson's application rounds. During which Johnson round will my application be reviewed?
This year, we will consider all applications submitted during the first round of the Consortium as Round One Johnson applicants. Those submitting in the second round will be considered Round Two Johnson applicants. Consortium applications will be reviewed within their respective round and decisions will be made on a rolling basis.
When will I need to submit a deposit if I receive an offer of admission?
All accepted Consortium students must submit one initial deposit of $1,500 by April 15 and a second deposit of $1,500 by Noon Eastern Time on June 3, 2015.
Consortium students receiving Park Fellowships must submit a $3,000 deposit by April 15 and a second deposit of $1,500 by June 3 (total of $4,500).
Will I need to submit a separate application if I plan to pursue a dual degree?
If you would like to apply for a dual degree, you must submit an application for the other program you plan to pursue in addition to a Consortium application for the MBA program. Each program maintains unique application processes and provides independent admissions decisions.
When can I expect to hear if I have been selected as a Consortium member and have received a Consortium fellowship?
Consortium membership decisions will come directly from the Consortium in mid-March. Consortium fellowship decisions will come from Johnson after the Membership and Fellowship Selection Committee meeting, in mid to late March.
Will I need a Johnson-specific interview as a Consortium applicant?
To be admitted to Johnson, you must complete a Johnson interview. The Johnson Admissions Team conducts school-specific interviews by invitation only. An interview can be conducted on or off-campus by a member of the Johnson Admissions Team.
We encourage applicants to visit campus for interviews, but we also offer interviews by skype.
Can I be considered for the Consortium fellowship and membership by applying directly to Johnson?
To be considered for Consortium fellowships and memberships, you must apply through the Consortium; submit all of the required materials according to their processes and by their deadlines.
May I apply for the Park Leadership Fellows Program through the Consortium application?
If you are a US citizen and wish to be considered for the Park Leadership Fellows Program, you must complete the Park Leadership essay under the Johnson Supplemental portion of the Consortium application. Park Fellows candidate finalists will be required to return to campus to attend one of the three scholarship weekend selection events scheduled for February 6-7, March 13-14 or April 10-11.
Are Consortium applicants considered for Johnson-specific merit-based scholarships?
All Consortium applicants are considered for Johnson merit-scholarships in addition to the Consortium fellowships.
What expenses will a fellowship cover for dual degree students?
Fellowships only cover tuition and required fees for the MBA program.
Where can I find out more about the Consortium admissions process?
Go to www.cgsm.org for a list of required materials, application processes, and deadlines.
Download the Consortium FAQ in a pdf format to read more about the Consortium admissions process.