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Sep 17, 2021

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interview was casual and student was friendly. However, order of questions was unexpected. Student asked: -Do you like your current job? How did you get there? -How did you obtain your first job? -What are the top 3 factors that led you to your success? -Tell me a time where... Read more »

Sep 14, 2021

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Student / Zoom

Student only had a copy of my resume and in general it was a relaxed atmosphere. Their Zoom connection was bad and they kept buffering as we were talking, but we got through the interview alright. Overall, I thought it was good, she didn’t give any indication one way or... Read more »

Sep 9, 2021

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interviewed this morning. Started exactly on time and took just under 40 minutes. The conversation began with very brief friendly small talk asking me where I was located and how I was doing. The questions were fairly standard interview questions that she asked from a list she had. She was... Read more »

Jul 19, 2021

Toronto Rotman Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Microsoft Teams

The interviewer asked me to keep my answers succinct and related to only latest experience in my life (both personal and professional). All of the questions and follow ups got completed in 30 minutes. The questions asked were: Can you walk me through your resume? Why did you choose your... Read more »

Jun 3, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Zoom

Tell me about yourself. Where on your resume have you made the most impact? What’s your most interesting work experience? Tell me about a time you worked in a diverse team. What are the 3 attributes a good team needs? What are your 2-5 year professional goals? Why is an... Read more »

May 11, 2021

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Deferred Enrollment / First-Year Student / Zoom

30-minute blind interview with a first-year student. It was fairly casual and more like a conversation. The three questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself/Walk me through your resume. 2. What are you short-term and long-term goals? 3. Why Columbia/Why NYC?

Apr 29, 2021

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

It was a very conversational interview with the Adcom. Below are the questions that I was asked. Walk me through resume. Short-term career goals? Biggest professional accomplishment? Why MBA? Why Kellogg? Working with a diverse team? Challenges? Rewards? Strengths and weaknesses from teammates? Where something went wrong on your team.... Read more »

Apr 27, 2021

Indiana Kelley MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom & Student

This person was an adcom member and 2nd-year student which touched on a bit of resume and applicated based questions. The questions I was asked were: Tell me about yourself. Why MBA? Why Kelley? What is your leadership style? Have you ever worked with someone difficult? Any questions for me?... Read more »

Apr 23, 2021

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview was Zoom-based with an alum from GSB in business casual clothing. Interview was straightforward as any other GSB interview — the format was an hour long with 10 minutes remaining for any questions for the interviewer. The interview was mainly structured as me talking him through my resume and... Read more »

Apr 15, 2021

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... Read more »

Apr 12, 2021

UNC Kenan-Flagler Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

My interview with UNC KF was with a member of the admissions committee. She mentioned that since she was part of the admissions committee she had read parts of my application (and then tailored some of her questions towards that). Questions included: Usual Tell me about yourself questions Why I... Read more »

Apr 12, 2021

Texas McCombs Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I interviewed with one of the adcom officers of McCombs. Out of all my interviews, this one was the only one where I felt very uncomfortable and self-conscious. The moment the interviewer saw me, his demeanor completely changed. He did not seem interested in learning more about me and when... Read more »

Apr 9, 2021

ISB Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumni / Zoom

Hello! I was interviewed by 3 interviewers (1 alumnus (2006) and 2 alumnae (2014 and 2018)). The interview happened over Zoom and it was very conversational and stress-free. Questions: 1. Tell us about yourself. 2. Goals? What motivates them? 3. Are you sure ISB will help you achieve your goals?... Read more »

Apr 8, 2021

LBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interview was on Zoom. My interviewer was very friendly. He introduced himself and the process briefly, and then asked the standard why MBA / why now / why LBS questions. Then he asked the behavioral questions. Most of the questions were behavioral. I was expecting some questions regarding family,... Read more »

Apr 7, 2021

HBS Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / AdCom / Virtual

The interview was for a prompt 30 minutes. – Interviewer asked me about supply chain disruptions due to COVID. How has the economy changed your work life and that of your company?(answered him in 2 ways : 1) how demand was in flux due to people losing jobs and having... Read more »

Mar 31, 2021

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

The interview was with a second-year student via Zoom. The interview atmosphere was fairly relaxed and conversational. The interviewer stated that he read my resume prior to the interview and had a set list of questions he had to ask. List of interview questions: 1. Please give me a 60... Read more »

Mar 26, 2021

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alum / Skype

1. Tell me about yourself. 2. What are you most proud of? (Some specific follow ups here) 3. Tell me a time you received an insight and how it changed the way you and the team progressed. 4. What is a time you had to convince someone in a group?... Read more »

Mar 23, 2021

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

It was a blind interview with an alumnus – they only had access to my resume. The interview was centered around my own experiences (including challenges and failures) and reflections, instead of my accomplishments. Interviewer was very sharp, frequently challenged my views and fact-checked my statements; he had rich industry... Read more »

Mar 23, 2021

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

Overall interviewer was very friendly. She was very familiar with my application materials and asked very specific deep-dive questions on my previous experiences. Questions: What is something that you’re working on? What are you good at? Can you give me an example of how you utilized your strength at work?... Read more »

Mar 22, 2021

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

Friendly, easy-going interview. Interview lasted about 45 minutes. Definitely need to speak to why you are interested in Cornell / why it is the school for you. Questions: 1) Tell me about yourself. 2) Why MBA and why now? 3) Tell me more about your goals and what is your... Read more »

Interviews

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interview was casual and student was friendly. However, order of questions was unexpected. Student asked:-Do you like your current job? How did you get there? -How did you obtain your first job?

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Student / Zoom

Student only had a copy of my resume and in general it was a relaxed atmosphere. Their Zoom connection was bad and they kept buffering as we were talking, but we got through the interview alright. Ove

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Interviewed this morning. Started exactly on time and took just under 40 minutes. The conversation began with very brief friendly small talk asking me where I was located and how I was doing. The ques

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Careers and Financial Aid

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Real Humans of Nike: Katie Ross, Kellogg ‘20, Corporate Strategy Manager

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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

Admissions Tip: Word Limits and Character Counts

MBA candidates naturally have a good deal of information they want – and need – to convey in their materials, and getting the important ideas down under restrictive word counts is a difficult task

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