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Columbia Business School MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision/ Alumnus/ Off-campus

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

This was a blind interview (the alumnus only had my resume). The interview started with the questions ‘Walk me through your resume/tell me about yourself’. It was extremely conversational. The interviewer did have a print-out of the Ambassador Handbook sent by Columbia and that had a number of questions that he could ask. He was taking notes from time to time.

A lot of questions were specific to my background but some common questions were:

1. Walk me through your resume
2. Plan B if Columbia does not work
3. Plan B if main career-vision does not work
4. What my company does and my role at the company
5. There is a lot of team work and team-based learning at Columbia and so what role do I see myself taking in a team?
6. Any questions for me?

The interview lasted for a bit over 30 minutes.

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