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Dec 18, 2013

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

I arrived on campus a half an hour before my interview begin. It was part of a full day of interviews, organized by the department of admissions, and lasted about 30 minutes. Hope these questions help you for your interview. 1.Can you explain what you do in your daily work?... Read more »

Dec 18, 2013

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Alumnus / Off-Campus

After Kellogg mailed me the contact details for my interviewer, I wrote her an email asking for a convenient time during the coming two weeks. She replied with a range of dates and suggested Starbucks as the meeting place! I mailed her a copy of my resume and took some... Read more »

Dec 18, 2013

UCLA / Anderson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Adcom / On-Campus

My interview was conducted by an adcom member on a Saturday. I arrived about an hour early and roamed around the campus a bit. On entering the admissions office, I was asked to sit in the adjoining conference room. There were about 6 other candidates there waiting to be interviewed.... Read more »

Dec 17, 2013

Cornell / Johnson MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Adcom / On-Campus

I arrived on campus a couple of hours before my interview to meet with a current student who I had met during my school visit. I would highly recommend going to the campus early. It helps you relax and the energy in the Atrium gears you up to do your... Read more »

Dec 17, 2013

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: ED / Alumnus / Off-Campus

I had to fly to another city, so the usual - the flight was late, made it to the interviewers office just in time. Realized I forgot to get a copy of my resume. Unfortunately the interviewer also forgot to get it, so he had to go back to his office... Read more »

Dec 17, 2013

Harvard MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

The atmosphere was very neutral, a kind of perfect façade of pleasant interest that gives you little or no clue as to how you are doing, in terms of whether your answers are genius or utter rubbish. I was interviewed by one interviewer, who had a copy of my CV... Read more »

Dec 10, 2013

Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

I arrived 15 minutes before the scheduled time and had a chat with other participants of the group discussions. We were 5 in total, all males. Then, we were invited to another room by the adcom representative. After we took our seats she gave a guideline on the discussion format.... Read more »

Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus

I had the interview in a coffee shop near the area where alumnus lives. The atmosphere was very relaxed and casual. The alumnus had graduated this year and had up to date knowledge about the school curriculum and activities. The interview started from the typical "walk me through your resume" questions.... Read more »

Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second-year student / On-campus

My interview was on-campus with a second-year student (Admissions Fellow). It was 45 minutes long and blind, although the interviewer had reviewed my resume and made a few notes beforehand. The questions were pretty consistent with what other applicants have reported on this and other sites: 1) Why did you... Read more »

Dec 10, 2013

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus

I met the assistant dean of admissions at the Hilton in midtown New York. Though the hotel was crowded, we had a quiet area. It was a blind interview, but she had my resume. She was prepared with a full sheet (front and back) of questions, and she wrote down... Read more »

Dec 10, 2013

Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / 2nd Year / On-Campus

It was a resume-based interview, with the interviewer having no exposure to the other portions of my application. In addition to my resume, the interviewer had a sheet of questions with spaces to write answers/notes, and continued to make reference to the need to follow the sheet (my experience was... Read more »

Dec 9, 2013

Oxford / Saïd MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Sector Consultant / Skype

I want to write about my interview experience as I have benefited from reading other people's experience. I had my interview over Skype and it lasted 30 minutes, with a sector consultant specialised in finance. Questions were all expected though communicating over Skype and not being able to sense the... Read more »

Dec 9, 2013

MIT / Sloan MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / Off-Campus Hub

My interview was held in the offices of MIT alumni and I was allotted 45 mins. I was the second interview of the day out of a total of 12 on the schedule. My interviewer was friendly, but professional. While I felt like I connected with him during the interview... Read more »

Dec 4, 2013

INSEAD MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus

INSEAD requires two interviews with alumni who live in your country of residence. I had to catch a short flight and managed to do both interviews in the same morning, last week. Here's my report. The first interview was with a director of a large petrochemical company. The interview took... Read more »

Nov 27, 2013

Tuck MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second year student / On campus

The interview was held on campus, by a second year student and lasted about 45 minutes. The interviewer created a very friendly atmosphere and started by talking about her background and experiences. She basically listened and made a few remarks about life at Tuck. 1. Tell me about you (I... Read more »

Nov 26, 2013

London Business School MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus

Overall: • Length: 1 hour (exactly) with 10 mins for questions, around 4 mins to prep for presentation and 2-3 mins to present • Alum was very friendly and easy to talk to • Alum had a list of questions LBS provided and he highlighted the ones he wanted to... Read more »

Nov 26, 2013

Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Admissions event in Sao Paulo

The interview was held off-campus, in a company building owned by an alumnus, in Sao Paulo / Brazil. It was part of a full day of interviews organized by the department of admissions, and lasted about 50 minutes. My interviewer was an alumnus that graduated more than two years ago.... Read more »

Nov 26, 2013

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Adcom / On-campus

My interviewer told me that the following questions were from a script he was supposed to follow: 1) How did you find and join your current employer? 2) Give an example of a time when you chose to be a team member and not a team leader.  What lessons did... Read more »

Nov 22, 2013

Georgetown / McDonough MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1/ Adcom / Skype

Had interview with Associate Dean of MBA Admissions. Lasted 35 min + 10 min Q&A. Questions: Tell me a time when you persevered despite your better judgement. What are the 3 most important characteristics of a leader, and how have you demonstrated these qualities?

Nov 21, 2013

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alumnus / Off-campus

Alumnus asked me to meet him at a hotel bar. I was on time but he was 45 mins late. The overall interview was very conversational. He did not take any notes and even declined to have a hard-copy of my resumé. He said he had already taken a look... Read more »

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