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

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Met at a WeWork. Older alumnus (maybe late 30s, early 40s). Very nice, but also switched into professional mode.


  1. Walk me through your resume.
  2. Asked specific question on why I had chosen my double major.
  3. Why MBA?
  4. Why now?
  5. Why Columbia?
  6. Worst case scenario, if don’t get into grad school, what’s alternative plan?
  7. What kind of job do I want coming out of Columbia (specific companies)?
  8. Biggest challenge have faced professionally and how dealt with it.
  9. What questions did I have for him.

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Schools: Columbia

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