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Texas McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Very casual environment, allowed for open conversation between and after questions. Interviewer was very friendly and shared about her background and experience with McCombs.

Questions were essentially the same as another poster here, though not in this exact order.
1. Take me through your professional journey.
2. Tell me about a time you had to come up with a unique solution to a business problem.
3. What is the biggest challenge you’ve experienced in your professional career?
4. What’s a surprise that you’ve had in your career in the last couple years (during COVID)?
5. What are your short-term and long-term goals?
6. What are the top 3 companies you would like to work for?
7. What is your plan B, if the short-term goal doesn’t work out?
8. Why MBA? Why now?
9. Tell me about a time you worked with someone having a different perspective. How did that change your perspective?
10. Why McCombs?
11. What did you learn about yourself from the application process?
13. What are the strong & weakest part of your application?
14. Tell me a piece of constructive criticism you received? What did you do to overcome it?
15. What do you do in your free time?
16. Is there anything you would like the admission committee to know?
17. Questions for me?

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Schools: UT Austin / McCombs

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