fbpx
The Leading Independent Resource for Top-tier MBA Candidates
Menu


Home » News » Interviews » Interview Questions & Reports » Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Yale SOM Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

October 18th, 2021 – Round 1

The interview was held through Zoom, in a very collegial atmosphere.

The interviewer was great: a very welcoming and nice second-year student! From the beginning, she made me feel comfortable and told me that she had only gone through my curriculum, as well as that she would be taking some notes during the interview about my answers.

List of interview questions:

  1. A little bit of conversation about my background and points in common we had to break the ice
  2. Walk me through your resume
  3. Responsibilities involved in my current position
  4. Time when I demonstrated leadership
  5. Why MBA? Why now?
  6. Why Yale SOM?
  7. How I’d contribute to the class/community Questions for the interviewer

5. Commentary:

  • It’s worthy to highlight again: the interviewer was very friendly!
  • There were no curve balls at all
  • Length: ~30min
  • Admissions decision: ADMITTED!
  • Piece of advice: from beginning to end, be yourself! It may be hard because of all the tension that we (applicants) carry to the interview, but try to relax and let the answers flow through you mind/mouth (big alert here: be careful with over-rehearsing). Know the specifics of the school!

Have an interview coming up?

Get the school-specific advice and strategy, a comprehensive list of sample questions, and in-depth analysis you need to ace your MBA interview.

Posted in: Interview Questions & Reports

Schools: Yale SOM

About the Author


Clear Admit

Clear Admit is the leading resource for top-tier MBA candidates.

  • Sign Up For Our Newsletter

  • Join the Clear Admit community for free and conduct unlimited searches of MBA LiveWire, MBA DecisionWire, MBA ApplyWire and the Interview Archive. Register now and you’ll also get 10% off your entire first order.

    Click here to register!

    Already have an account? .

    Log In

    Please enter your Username and Password

    Don’t have an account? Register for free