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Cornell Johnson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / 2nd Year Student / On-Campus

Cornell / Johnson MBA Interview Questions

A Cornell Johnson MBA interview report with questions was submitted to Clear Admit by a Round 1 applicant on-campus.

I interviewed during Johnson’s Round 1 LEAD event, but the interview process is similar to all of their MBA interviews. My interview was with a 2nd year student and it was pretty brief and conversational. Compared to all of my previous interviews, I was surprised that I wasn’t asked any behavioral type questions during the interview – it was mostly focused on “Why Johnson” and what my post-MBA goals are.

Overall, interview only lasted about 30 minutes.


  • Walk me through your resume
  • Why do you want to complete your MBA at Johnson?
  • Why are you pursuing an MBA?
  • What was one of your favorite projects at work?
  • What clubs are you interested in getting involved with at Johnson?
  • What is your post-MBA goal/what company is your dream role?

Ended up being admitted to Johnson, but will not be accepting the offer.

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Posted in: Interview Questions & Reports

Schools: Cornell / Johnson

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