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Dec 15, 2022

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

The only option was virtual. The interviewer didn't ask "walk me through your resume." Instead, they read my resume aloud and exclaimed they were impressed with my work experience at large/recognizable firms. They specifically said they admired my many majors in undergrad. o Why did you switch jobs? (Big 4... Read more »

Dec 15, 2022

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

Option to interview on-campus or virtually. o Walk me through your resume. o Tell me more about your involvement with [volunteer organization]. o Why MBA/Short-Term & Long-Term Goals (I answered Why Anderson along with this). o What is your backup plan? - Context was if my post-MBA career goal doesn't... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

My interview was conducted through Zoom, but my interviewer signed in about 5 minutes late. She asked me: -Any updates since you submitted your application? -Tell me about something you accomplished within the past year. -Tell me about a failure you experienced and how you are growing from it. -Why... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Interviewer started by introducing herself and giving a long-winded explanation of her why MBA / why now / why Booth. 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Proudest accomplishment? 3. Failure? 4. Strengths and weaknesses? 5. 3 words you'd use to describe your leadership style. 6. 3 words your colleagues would... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Virtual

Friendly format, interviewer had read my resume so he started off with questions: 1. Highlight two traits from your resume or personality that you want me to know. 2. Why did you switch to X company? 3. When did you face an ambiguous situation? 4. When have you dealt with... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

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

I was interviewed by an AdCom via Zoom. It was resume-based as according to her she was yet to see my complete application aside from the resume. The atmosphere was relaxing and she told me to stay calm and not be nervous. Questions asked were: Why UNC? Why MBA? How... Read more »

Dec 12, 2022

MIT Sloan Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

1. Any update on your candidacy? 2. Walk me through your data visual and why it's important for you. 3. Tell me about a time you had different ideas with somebody. 4. Tell me about a time you had a challenging task / project. 5. Tell me about a time... Read more »

Dec 9, 2022

MBA Interview Report Round-Up: Chicago Booth, Cornell Johnson, MIT Sloan

Welcome to a new series, Interview Report Roundup, in which we highlight the MBA admissions interview reports that applicants have shared recently to the Clear Admit Interview Archive. We start with a look at a couple of Chicago Booth interview reports. A Round 1 applicant chose to visit campus for... Read more »

Dec 8, 2022

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year / On-Campus

Option to do virtual, off-campus, or on-campus interview: Chose on-campus and did a tour that included lunch with more current students. When I was called in, the interviewer already had a copy of my resume that had markups/notes (you are told to bring a copy regardless). o Walk me through... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Cornell Johnson Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

My interview was conducted online, and the interviewer was a Cornell Adcom. She was interested in getting to know about my short-term and long-term goals. Along with why I wanted to pursue an MBA at Cornell. I thought she was a very pleasant person to speak to and I felt... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Chicago Booth MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumna / Zoom

I interviewed with an alumna and she was super nice. Conversation flowed smoothly and naturally. Questions asked: Intro. Why MBA? Long/short term career goals - multiple follow-ups on what kind of places/firms I would want to go to. An example where you worked w/ diverse people at workplace? What can... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Virtual

Interview was easy going and the adcom was nice. Felt like a conversation but with targeted questions. Questions asked include: Any updates to your application? Walk through your data visualization. Tell me about a time when you had to gain support from people you did not manage. Tell me about... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

Vanderbilt Owen MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Skype

It was brief, fairly informal and conversational It was a resume-based / blind interview Questions - 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Long-term / short-term goals. 3) Why an MBA? 4) Why Vanderbilt? 5) What's the one thing thing that people assume about you in the first glance, but... Read more »

Dec 5, 2022

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

I applied to Tuck before December 1 for a guaranteed interview. The interviewer was a 2Y MBA student. The interviewer was extremely friendly and had a genuine passion for Tuck. Interview questions: - Tell me about yourself. - Walk me through your resume. - Why MBA/Why Tuck/Why now? - Describe... Read more »

Dec 1, 2022

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

Interview was 30 minutes of initial intro and questions about me. Last 10-15 were for me to ask questions of her. Overall tone was very friendly and conversational. Interview was resume based, not application based. There were definitely some questions that she needed to ask, but the interview flowed naturally... Read more »

Nov 30, 2022

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

It was an interview by a second-year student virtually via Zoom. It was profile-based questions followed by situation-based questions and lasted for 45 minutes. The interviewer lived up to Tuck's reputation and was super nice and made me feel extremely relaxed and comfortable. No surprises in terms of questions, they... Read more »

Nov 29, 2022

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

The interview was formal, but still casual. We had a minute or two of small talk before the interviewer jumped right into it, giving me background on himself, allowing me to ask him questions about his professional experiences. Then from there we jumped into my background and, through conversation, he... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

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

It was a stressful interview, no introductions or friendly banter. Interviewer outlined the format of the interview (40 min behavioral Qs, 10 min for 1-2 questions) then started right away. Each question probed deeper into my decision making and he even asked about the thought processes of peers and subordinates... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

Duke Fuqua MBA Interview Questions & Report: Early Action / Second-Year Student / Zoom

The interview was very casual and conversational. He asked me the very standard questions: - Tell me about yourself. - Why MBA/why Fuqua? - ST/LT goals? - Strengths and weakness? - Any questions for me? The interviewer gave me a very comprehensive introduction about himself at the end of the... Read more »

Nov 28, 2022

Cornell Johnson MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview was very conversational and casual. He broke the ice by chatting about the weather and the city that I live in for a few mins, which put me at ease. The asked the following questions: - Walk me through your resume. - Why MBA, why Johnson? (in between... Read more »

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