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Apr 27, 2022

Michigan Ross MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

I was interviewed by an alum - I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation starters). My interviewer was engaged and very friendly; the entire process felt like more of a... Read more »

Apr 24, 2022

Georgetown McDonough Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Invited to interview on 3/2 and completed the interview on 3/8. Initially signed up to interview with an alum, but the system did not register the interview properly and needed to reschedule with a member of the adcom team. The interview was very relaxed and conversational and lasted 30 minutes.... Read more »

Apr 13, 2022

INSEAD Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

INSEAD R1/ 2 interviews, both with Alumni Location: Virtual and in-person Type of interview: both Alumni, mix of application-based and resume-based Questions asked: Why MBA and Why INSEAD? Tell me a time you worked with someone from a different background/culture from you. Strengths and weaknesses? Tell me a time you... Read more »

Apr 7, 2022

HBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

*This interview was for Class of 2023. The interviews was both application and resume-based. She first asked about my overall purpose to get an MBA, referring to my essays. Then, she went over the details of my resume, such as the current news about the topic of undergrad dissertation, the... Read more »

Mar 31, 2022

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Online

You won't know who the interviewer is in prior. The interview was with an Ad-com and lasted 30mins. Questions - Tell me more about yourself. Why MBA? Why Kenan-Flagler? 3 leadership qualities? An area of improvement? What is a common misconception about you? Looking back at your MBA experience, what... Read more »

Mar 24, 2022

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / AdCom / Zoom

The interviewer let me in about 2 mins after the meeting was supposed to start. We had a brief "break the ice" conversation to start, which was unlike other AdCom interviews I had, in which the AdCom dived right in. The interviewer explained the interview was behavioral and she was... Read more »

Mar 24, 2022

HBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

Describe the visit and/or interview atmosphere. The questions were very specific and in-depth. They really combed through my entire application. Despite the specificity of the questions, it seems like they had a genuine interest in getting to know me. It did not feel like they were trying to catch me... Read more »

Mar 22, 2022

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview wasn't cold at all. It was quite conversational and the adcom asked plenty of follow-ups to my answers (no unexpected questions however). Questions were in line with what previous reports mention. I was surprised by how fast the interview went by and how friendly the adcom was. They... Read more »

Mar 22, 2022

CMU Tepper Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Zoom

I had a resume based interview for R3 with Anthony Gomez. He was so easy to talk to. During the interview my WiFi went out for like 5 min and he was kind enough to call my cell until my WiFi came back on! Questions were very typical mostly TMAT... Read more »

Mar 14, 2022

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview started exactly at the time I had it scheduled and ended a few minutes after the half-hour mark. Overall, the adcom member seemed engaged and interested in learning more about my background after having read through my entire application. The following questions were asked: 1) Have there been... Read more »

Mar 10, 2022

CMU Tepper MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Director of Admissions / Zoom

I interviewed at the end of January with JR McGrath. It was very conversational and took about 30 minutes. This was a partially blind interview; he only had a copy of my resume, but no information from my application. JR was extremely easy to talk to, he introduced himself and... Read more »

Mar 10, 2022

Cornell Johnson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

It was conversational, she checked my ID then introduced herself. She then asked me about my career to date. Questions: How will an MBA help you achieve your goals? What are your short- and long-term goals? Why MBA and why now? Why Johnson? What steps will I take to achieve... Read more »

Mar 9, 2022

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

The interview happened in the interviewer's office. It was very conversational and lasted ~1.5 hour List of interview questions 1. Self-introduction (with follow-up questions about my hobbies). 2. Career goal and backup plans (challenge my backup plans and make some recommendations; also follow-up questions about industry insights where I plan... Read more »

Mar 7, 2022

UPenn Wharton Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I completed the Wharton Team-Based Discussion (TBD) and 1:1 interview recently, with two second-year MBA students as observers for the TBD, then the 1:1 with one of the two students. Most people (6 candidates total) joined about 10 minutes early and introduced themselves, and made some small talk. After the... Read more »

Mar 7, 2022

UPenn Wharton Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Team based discussion followed by a 10 minute interview with two questions: Why the MBA and Why Wharton? Team-Based Discussion Before the TBD started, we had about 10 minutes of small talk/introductions. My slot was for 5:15 pm. Once it started, the moderators (two second-year students) read out the instructions... Read more »

Mar 7, 2022

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Off-Campus

Interview was very conversational. Here are the questions: 1. Why did you choose the Pick 6? Asked questions about my dog. 2. Can you go over your resume and work experience? 3. What are your long-term goals? 4. Why Stern and how will Stern help you reach those goals?

Mar 6, 2022

Georgetown McDonough Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

This year, McDonough allowed you the option to choose your interviewer via a portal, with the ability to filter by clubs / organization affiliation (students / admissions office ). I had chosen a second-year student, but she was unable to interview me last minute and had somebody fill in for... Read more »

Mar 3, 2022

NYU Stern MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Pick 6 icebreaker. 2. Achievement on resume I am the most proud of. 3. A time I received criticism at work. 4. 2 areas to improve upon with the MBA. 5. Why now? 6. Why short-term goals? 7. Companies I would want to work with? 8. What tools would... Read more »

Mar 3, 2022

Georgetown McDonough Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Questions were fairly direct - 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Why McDonough? 3) ST, LT goals with target designations. 4) Explain a time you received constructive feedback. 5) What if anything would be a challenge in you accepting the Georgetown offer, if you receive one? 6) Any questions... Read more »

Mar 2, 2022

Yale SOM MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Started off with some small talk and jumped in: "I have your resume in front of me, but I'm not going to ask you to walk me through it. Tell me about a meaningful professional experience and why? "Tell me about a professional experience where someone had a different perspective... Read more »

Interviews

Michigan Ross MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

I was interviewed by an alum - I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation sta

Georgetown McDonough Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Invited to interview on 3/2 and completed the interview on 3/8. Initially signed up to interview with an alum, but the system did not register the interview properly and needed to reschedule with a me

INSEAD Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

INSEAD R1/ 2 interviews, both with AlumniLocation: Virtual and in-personType of interview: both Alumni, mix of application-based and resume-basedQuestions asked: Why MBA and Why INSEAD?

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Careers and Financial Aid

Webinar: Behind the Scenes of Management Consulting – Video Recap

Interested in management consulting?  This management consulting webinar is for you! The management consulting career path is considered integral to the professional aspirations of countless MBA app

Real Humans of Citibank: Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20, Management Associate

Today's edition of Real Humans – Alumni introduces a management associate at Citibank , Anoop Kinjavdekar, Cambridge Judge MBA ’20. Citibank is one of the "Big Four" banks in the U.S. and a su

Top MBA Program Career Placement Outcomes: U.S. Graduates Pursuing Post-MBA Careers in Tech

Post-MBA careers in tech are a very popular option for MBA graduates, whether they choose to join a large company like Google, Amazon, or Microsoft, or jump into a role with a small venture-backed tec

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Essays

MBA Essay Insight Webinar Series Summer 2022

We're sure you've already heard that the application essays are a crucial component of the MBA application. So how can you ace this part of the admissions process without the use of sample essays?

MBA Essay Insight Event Series: Sept/Oct Dates!

As you most likely already know, essays are a critical component of the MBA admissions process. That's why we're bringing back our popular MBA Essay Insight Event Series for three more events this Sep

Successfully Answer the UT Austin McCombs MBA Application Essays

The MBA application essays only allow you a few hundred words to tell admissions teams who you are, what you offer, and why you should be accepted. It's a lot to fit in such little space. For those ca

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