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Jan 31, 2023

Episode 274: Tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion (TBD)

In this special edition of the podcast, your hosts Alex Brown and Graham Richmond break down Wharton’s group interview – known as the Team Based Discussion (TBD) – and offer a wealth of tips and background to help applicants ace it. Alex and Graham, who both formerly worked in admissions at Wharton, set... Read more »

Jan 30, 2023

NYU Stern MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Adcom / Zoom

Applied December 15th, 2022; Interview invite January 10th, 2023; Interview January 18th; Admit January 27th Overall the interview was really conversational and welcoming. The interviewer was so nice and kept complimenting my answers and providing support after each answer. The 30 minutes flew by and I thought it went pretty... Read more »

Jan 30, 2023

Dartmouth Tuck Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

1. Walk me through your CV. 2. Why MBA and why now? 3. Why Tuck? 4. Greatest achievement – professional or personal? 5. Most useful negative feedback received? 6. Negative feedback given? 7. Question for the interviewer and her experience?

Jan 26, 2023

Emory Goizueta MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I just had my interview. I feel really good about it. My adcom made it comfortable and conversational. It was about getting to know me. Very straightforward. They weren’t trying to trick me or quiz me. 1. Why MBA? 2. Why now? 3. Why Goizueta? 4. Walk me through your... Read more »

Jan 25, 2023

Dartmouth Tuck MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Consortium applicant. Tuck Admissions Associate (2nd-year student) showed up on the call very promptly. She introduced herself and ran through the interview format. She mentioned that it's okay if I didn't have an answer to any behavioral question to ask for another question. Questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself.... Read more »

Jan 25, 2023

UCI Merage MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Walk me through your resume. 2. ST goal (specific company/position) & Plan B. 3. Why Merage & what other schools? 4. TMAT working with difficult people. 4. TMAT receiving feedback & how you dealt with it.

Jan 25, 2023

Emory Goizueta MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

I obtained an interview from Emory a week after the Round 2 application deadline. I had a virtual interview with and Admissions Advisor. She was extremely kind and the interview was very professional and conversational. It was a blind interview and resume based. Asked my background, walk through my background.... Read more »

Jan 24, 2023

SMU Cox MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Why did you choose your undergrad major and school? 2. Walk me through how you ended up at your current role. 3. What’s one of the most difficult things about your job? 4. When did you decide to get an MBA? Why? 5. What are your post-MBA goals? Will... Read more »

Jan 24, 2023

UVA Darden MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Very conversational and easy-going interview, lasted about 1hr. My interviewer laid out the structure for me in the beginning to give me an overview. 1. Tell me about yourself (very open-ended, I talked for about 15ish minutes and combined the why MBA into this question). 2. TMAT you worked with... Read more »

Jan 24, 2023

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

It was a pretty chill interview: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why an MBA now? 3. What are your short-term goals? 4. Tell me about a time you made a mistake. 5. What is a common misconception about you? 6. What value will you bring to Vanderbilt and... Read more »

Jan 16, 2023

Yale SOM MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / On-Campus

I received my interview invite about a week after submitting my application and emailed the admissions office to schedule my interview during the campus visit I'd already scheduled. I arrived on campus at 9:30AM and was able to store my luggage in their coat closet. I attended the class visit,... Read more »

Jan 16, 2023

Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Video Assessment / Virtual

The application deadline was January 5th, and I did my interview on the 12th. All applicants must take the Video Assessment as part of their requirements after submitting the rest of the application by the deadlines. I have not heard about a decision one way or another yet. Here are... Read more »

Jan 13, 2023

Interview Report Round-Up: HBS, INSEAD, MIT Sloan

Welcome to another edition of Interview Report Roundup. This week, we’re taking a closer look at MBA admissions interview reports that HBS, INSEAD and MIT Sloan applicants have recently shared to the Clear Admit Interview Archive. A Round 1 MBA hopeful for Harvard Business School faced an adcom member very... Read more »

Jan 12, 2023

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

The interview went for 30 minutes, with the standard questions Why MBA/Why Yale/Why now questions. The interview felt very scripted as the second-year student clearly had to get through the list of questions she had in front of her. After the 30 mins was done, we spent another 15 mins... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

Yale SOM MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / On Campus

Interview invite in October. Questions were provided by adcom as they wanted to limit bias. Walk me through your resume. Why MBA now? Why Yale, SOM school? What are your short- & long-term goals? What is your submitted quote? How is it related to the Yale SOM community? Tell us... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

CMU Tepper MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The adcom had reviewed my entire application before our interview. Give me a one-minute introduction to who you are. Why an MBA? Why now? What is your criteria in selecting a business school? What are your post-MBA goals? Give an example when you accomplished something to bring better results to... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

Texas McCombs MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Video Assessment / Online

7 questions with 30 seconds to prepare and 3 mins to answer for each question. Used Kira system for recording, allowed to start questions on your own pace. 1. Short-term goal and Plan B 2. TMAT working with competitive people, how did you navigate it? 3. Proudest achievement? 4. TMAT... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

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

The interview was scripted in advance with specific questions that the second-year student had been told to ask - which meant that it was difficult to have a free-flowing conversation and create a genuine connection. But the tone of the interview was friendly and the questions were relatively standard and... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

UCLA Anderson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

I was matched with a second-year student and felt that the school aimed to align applicants with interviewers with similar backgrounds, post-MBA career goals, and interests. Very laid-back atmosphere. I didn't feel like the interviewer was trying to trick me. She was genuinely interested in my background and work experience.... Read more »

Jan 11, 2023

UCLA Anderson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

1. Introduce yourself (A lot of follow up questions regarding career goal). 2. Where do you want to work post-MBA? 3. Why Anderson? 4. Short-term/Long-term goal? 5. What’s your strength in a teamwork case? Tell me an example from your previous work. 6. When you join a student managed fund... Read more »

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