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London Business School Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

London Business School Interview Questions & Report

The following LBS interview questions and report were submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 2 applicant who was waitlisted. Good luck to them!

My interview was scheduled with an LBS alumnus.

I was expected to fly to another city as LBS couldn’t find a rep in my current city, fortunately the interviewer managed to get his friend (also LBS alum) do to it in my city, which saved me the 5hrs flight.

The interviewer is pretty high up at a M/B/B.

The interview was short as it was scheduled for only 1 hour, had 3 parts:

Questions for me (based on resume, work experience, also behavioral) were:

  • Have I led a team
  • What is the profiles of the people in the team
  • Have I failed in a project?
  • Describe my international experience and cultural sensitivity, etc.

Also typical ones like:

  • Why MBA?
  • Why LBS?
  • Is LBS my first choice?

There was an oddball question to test my ability to handle ambiguity:

  • “How many bathtubs in this country?” I didn’t prepare for this kind of question and kinda bombed this part.

The five-minute presentation (with 5 minutes to prepare): convince a CEO that he should hire a data-analysis consultant to help with all major decision making.

Questions for alum, about 15 minutes:

I asked him about his LBS experience and if there was any advice for me. He was surprised that I knew in depth about his CV, so I told him I looked him up on LinkedIn before.

In summary, it was a fairly pleasant interview, I did OK.

So far I’ve been waitlisted at LBS. The interviewer was surprised to know that, as he expected me to be admitted.

Fingers crossed and see how things turn out!


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Schools: London Business School

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