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Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / First-Year Student / Zoom

Round 3 Zoom interview with a first-year MBA student – I didn’t learn who the interviewer was until only a couple minutes before the interview. Application submitted 3/30, interview invitation received on 4/5, interviewed on 4/9 (still waiting to receive final admissions decision).

Interview was pretty standard – I can’t remember every single question, but everything he asked was covered in other McCombs interview reports here on Clear Admit. I liked the interviewer and we had brief bits going off-script, but he was just reading through a list of questions and typing as I responded. The interview itself lasted 45 minutes, I spent the last 15 minutes after that asking a few questions I had prepared and just chatting about UT/Austin.

Questions:
Why MBA? Why now?
Why McCombs?
What are your short- and long-term goals?
What’s your plan B if your short-term goals don’t pan out?
What organizations would you like to be involved with at McCombs?
Tell me about a time you worked with people from a different background than you.
What did you learn about yourself through the application process?
What other schools did you apply to?
What do you do in your free time?

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Posted in: Interview Questions & Reports

Schools: UT Austin / McCombs

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