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Feb 11, 2022

Texas McComb Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alum / Zoom

Interviewed with an alum over Zoom on Feb 9, 2022 for Round 2. They had access to my resume, but not my application. They asked questions for ~30 minutes and I asked questions for another ~15 mins. They asked: • Walk me through your professional experience. • Short-term and long-term... Read more »

Feb 11, 2022

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... Read more »

Feb 9, 2022

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

I was interviewed by two people, one interviewer and one scribe. The scribe was a member of the admissions committee and the interviewer was a director at HBS. The scribe only spoke at the start and end of the interview to say hello and goodbye. The questions were very specific... Read more »

Feb 8, 2022

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interviewer was friendly and explained how the interview is just a part of the process and that he would be taking a lot of notes. 1. Share about your proudest achievement. 2. Have you upskilled or helped any team to perform better? 3. Have you gone beyond your role... Read more »

Feb 7, 2022

UVA Darden Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

Opened the call with some polite intros, and then letting me know the format of the interview: learning about me, letting me ask any questions, and then next steps in the process. 1. Tell me a bit about your background, your undergrad experience, and your work experience. 2. What was... Read more »

Feb 3, 2022

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

The interview was scheduled based on the alum's availability and lasted for approximately 1 hour. I was matched with an alum with whom I shared the same undergrad school (different industry though). He was a 2010 GSB graduate. He was friendly and the interview flowed like a conversation - in... Read more »

Feb 2, 2022

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

Top-level: It was a relatively low-stress typical interview with fewer 'situational/behavioral' and 'how-would-you-contribute' questions than other schools. Tips for applicants: Don't forget your driver's license. Make sure to ask the interviewer to repeat their name and email very clearly so that you can write it down and thank them after... Read more »

Feb 1, 2022

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

The interview was with a Y2 student via Zoom. Interviewer was extremely welcoming and friendly, told me it would be a very casual 30min conversation, that she had a list of questions she needed to ask and would be taking notes. We exchanged some casual ice-breakers about CNY. It was... Read more »

Feb 1, 2022

Minnesota Carlson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The Carlson interview was very short, and it looked the Adcom member was just trying to run through the list of questions he had written down. It was a blind interview, the Adcom member only had my resume and not the rest of the application. 1. Walk me through your... Read more »

Jan 31, 2022

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

Quite friendly interview involving a lot of deep dive into my resume, experiences, market views, etc. Besides the standard questions, I was asked about trends in my current and target industry, my current non-work projects, and about my interests and cultural background.

Jan 31, 2022

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

Very friendly interviewer and a positive experience overall. Questions: - Introduce yourself and walk me through your resume. - Which accomplishment are you most proud of? (Follow up on a lot of details) - Tell me when you worked with diverse teams. (Follow up on a lot of details) -... Read more »

Jan 30, 2022

Stanford GSB Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interview was pretty conversational and easy going. About 50 mins long. Talking through key experiences with digging throughout: + Talk me through your resume. + What are you most proud of? + Tell me about a time you were challenged. + Why GSB? Why an MBA?

Jan 24, 2022

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Interview was exactly 30min. The interviewer was very engaging and friendly and I think the conversation went smoothly. The interview felt conversational and he constantly provided me with feedback. The structure of the interview was basically a few questions about the goals then more behavioral teamwork questions then concluded with... Read more »

Jan 24, 2022

UCLA Anderson Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Really conversational, very chill second-year student [interviewer]. Questions: Walk me through your resume. Why an MBA, why now? Short-term/long-term goals? Plan B short-term goals? Why are you interested in finance? Why Anderson? What will you contribute to Anderson? Greatest strength/weakness? What is your best quality when working in a team?... Read more »

Jan 20, 2022

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Early Decision / Alum / Zoom

Was notified of interview invite and was matched with a recent alum and instructed to schedule Zoom interview. I provided my resume to the interviewer when scheduling the interview, but the interviewer had not seem my application or read my essays. Questions asked: Why MBA / why CBS? Short term... Read more »

Jan 19, 2022

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / AdCom / Zoom

Interview was very friendly (~30 min) with someone from Admissions 1. Tell me about your background. 2. Why are you interested in getting an MBA? What skills do you think you'll gain from an MBA? 3. Why Cornell specifically? 4. How do you plan on getting involved at Cornell? 5.... Read more »

Jan 18, 2022

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Rolling / Alumna / Zoom

Interview was pretty standard: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why MBA? Why Columbia? 3. What is your leadership style? 4. Anything else you would like admissions team to know that's not on your application? 5. Any questions for me? She submitted her feedback same day.

Jan 17, 2022

Berkeley Haas Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interview was with an alumnus who had graduated 3-4 years ago. He was not from the US, so we connected on both being internationals. the interview itself was very candid and open, it felt like a conversation. He would usually comment on my answers. The questions he asked me... Read more »

Jan 15, 2022

UPenn Wharton Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

WHARTON TBD: The TBD went as expected. The link was opened just a couple of minutes before starting. We introduced ourselves before the "clock" started ticking. When the time began, everyone presented their ideas in about 65-70 seconds. Then we started to attempt converging into an idea. It wasn't easy... Read more »

Jan 15, 2022

Northwestern Kellogg Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

The interview was with a local alumnus from my same industry and undergraduate university who had just graduated from the program. The overall mood was mostly formal, though it became more relaxed by the end when I started asking questions back. The questions were: 1. Walk me through your resume.... Read more »

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