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Feb 2, 2011

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Welcome to another edition of interview questions, courtesy of the Clear Admit Wiki, a resource for MBA applicants to share their experiences with the admissions process. Today we’re reporting the experience of a UT Austin / McCombs applicant who interviewed on-campus with a current student: “I live in Austin, so... Read more »

Feb 1, 2011

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Rolling Admissions / Off-Campus / Alum

I met with an alumni off campus and the interview lasted about 2 hours. The interviewer did not have access to my application and only had a copy of my resume and set of questions from the University Brief introduction Why do you want to do an MBA? Why McCombs?... Read more »

Feb 1, 2011

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Rolling Admissions (applied before R2 deadline) / Off-Campus / Alum

I met with an alumni off campus and the interview lasted about 35 minutes. It was a blind interview. Tell me about yourself Why MBA Why McCombs How can you contribute to the program Team experience Most significant accomplishment Failure experience Any questions for me?

Feb 1, 2011

UT Austin / McCombs MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Rolling Admissions (applied before R2) / On-Campus / Student

I live in Austin, so went down to the school. She asked me questions for about 35 minutes, and the rest of the hour was filled by her answers to my questions, and conversations around those answers. It was a blind interview. Tell me about yourself (slightly different approach than... Read more »

Feb 1, 2011

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-Campus / Alum / Admitted

I was invited for interview in December and interviewed on January 8 in SFO. There was a group of students and a group of alumni conducting the interview at the location. A bunch of alumni and students were also present who made us feel very much comfortable and relaxed. Also,... Read more »

Feb 1, 2011

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Take a peek into these Fuqua interview questions, as posted to the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource for MBA applicants to share their experiences about the admissions process. This post spotlights the interview experience as shared by Round 1 candidate, who spoke with an alum. “I interviewed in the... Read more »

Jan 31, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Off campus

I met with the alum after work at her office. She was friendly and immediately gave me a heads up to relax and be informal. She had a few must ask questions but mentioned that at anytime if I felt I need to add or talk about some other aspects... Read more »

Jan 31, 2011

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-Campus / Alum

I interviewed in the beginning of January at a local coffee shop with an alum who had done quite a few business-school interviews for Duke. The conversation lasted an hour, was conversational but on-point with little chit-chat in between. The questions were standard and straight-forward, a mix between behavioral and... Read more »

Jan 30, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumni / Off-campus

10am interview. Alumunus showed up 15 minutes late, but apologized profusely. She was very nice and a similar background and went into depth explaining her pre-mba experience, her time at Kellogg, and what shes doing now. We then jumped into questions for me: Team experience in which you faced a... Read more »

Jan 29, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / On campus

I visited Kellogg on Thursday: class visit, lunch with students, information session and building tour. Meeting with students the day before my interview helped a lot. My interview lasted exactly 30 minutes. Tell me about yourself Walk me through your resume and highlight your achievements Why MBA and Goals? Why... Read more »

Jan 28, 2011

USC / Marshall MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

If you are a candidate preparing for an interview don’t forget to check out the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource full of advice for applicants by applicants, as well as complete accounts of interview questions and experiences. Today’s post comes from a Round 1 candidate to USC / Marshall:... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

NYU / Stern MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / On-Campus

I interviewed on campus. The adcom is starting to get busy and I needed to wait a bit (about 15-20 minutes after my scheduled slot). My interviewer was extremely friendly and had a very positive vibe, which put me at ease. My questions were pretty straightforward (all were included on... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

USC / Marshall MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / On-Campus / Adcom

The interviewer was fully familiar with my essays and resume. He had very particular questions based on my essays and resume. The following are the questions. What I was doing currently ( I am unemployed currently). My work with an NGO – the nature of work, responsibilities, changes I saw... Read more »

Jan 27, 2011

Columbia MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

As many applicants await the message asking them to schedule an interview, those of you preparing for those nerve-wracking meetings should definitely take a look at the Clear Admit Wiki, a free resource with a plethora of helpful tidbits of advice, including full interview accounts. Here, we will share an... Read more »

Jan 26, 2011

Columbia MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Regular Decision / Alum / Off-Campus

I had an alumni interview in my city a couple weeks before the holiday weekend. It was located in a conference room where he works. He arrived a little late, but he was extremely nice which put me at ease and started talking about himself and his background. He didn’t... Read more »

Jan 26, 2011

NYU / Stern MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / On-campus

I interviewed on campus. The interviews were well organized and ran on time. I showed up 15 minutes prior, and was asked to take a seat. My interviewer called me into her office and asked the following questions (there were 1 or 2 others that I can’t remember, but this... Read more »

Jan 26, 2011

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Adcom / Telephonic

Well, I’m deployed to Afghanistan with the Marine Corps so I received an interview waiver. I was told to arrange a phone interview for the 20th on the 19th of January, but I didn’t see the e-mail until the 22nd because I don’t have ready access to my e-mails out... Read more »

Jan 26, 2011

Wiki Wednesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from INSEAD, Duke / Fuqua or USC / Marshall and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Welcome once again to Wiki Wednesday, where we set a spotlight on MBA interview accounts recently added to the Clear Admit Wiki.  This week, we’ve received reports for schools including Northwestern / Kellogg, Columbia, Chicago / Booth and Berkeley / Haas.  Today we’re highlighting questions faced by a candidate for... Read more »

Jan 24, 2011

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-campus

I just had my off-campus interview with a recent alumnus. It took place at a local coffee shop and took a little more than an hour in all. It seems he was supposed to take roughly 30 for the interview and 15 minutes for answering my questions about the program... Read more »

Jan 24, 2011

Berkeley / Haas MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus

The interview was with someone who currently works at Haas and was on the east coast for a few days. He was friendly though in truth we didn’t have a lot in common. There weren’t any questions out of left-field. Here’s what I remember: Walk me briefly through your resume... Read more »

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