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Columbia MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alumni / Off-Campus

Columbia MBA interview questions & report

The following Columbia MBA interview questions & report were submitted to Clear Admit by an Early Decision applicant. Good luck to them!

My interviewer was a very recent alumni (graduated a few months prior) in a different industry than mine. It was very laid-back overall – no questions I wasn’t expecting. The interview only lasted about 35 mins in total … we spent about 15-20 mins with actual interview questions then the last 15 mins chatting about CBS and her time there.

She started by asking me to walk her through my résumé, why an MBA & why now, post-grad goals, what would I do if I didn’t land my first choice post-grad job (“parallel planning”), tell her about a time when I was a leader, and finally why CBS.

After the “interview” questions were asked, she then invited me to ask her about her time/experiences at CBS.


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Schools: Columbia

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