I was interviewed by an alum – I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation starters). My interviewer was engaged and very friendly; the entire process felt like more of a conversation than interview. The main questions he focused on were “Why Ross? / Why MBA now? / What will you bring to Ross?” Only one behavioral question was asked (Tell me about a time you influenced somebody that was not a direct report) before he dived into asking about my... Read more »
You won’t know who the interviewer is in prior. The interview was with an Ad-com and lasted 30mins. Questions – Tell me more about yourself. Why MBA? Why Kenan-Flagler? 3 leadership qualities? An area of improvement? What is a common misconception about you? Looking back at your MBA experience, what would you consider as success? Anything you want to add? Any questions?
I had a resume based interview for R3 with Anthony Gomez. He was so easy to talk to. During the interview my WiFi went out for like 5 min and he was kind enough to call my cell until my WiFi came back on! Questions were very typical mostly TMAT questions. The only one I didn’t prepare for was: “Tell me a time you made an oversight in your work that had a ripple effect in other parts of the business.” I was able to come up with something that wasn’t my fault, but stood up and took the blame... Read more »
Interview was very conversational. Here are the questions: 1. Why did you choose the Pick 6? Asked questions about my dog. 2. Can you go over your resume and work experience? 3. What are your long-term goals? 4. Why Stern and how will Stern help you reach those goals?
1. Pick 6 icebreaker. 2. Achievement on resume I am the most proud of. 3. A time I received criticism at work. 4. 2 areas to improve upon with the MBA. 5. Why now? 6. Why short-term goals? 7. Companies I would want to work with? 8. What tools would you utilize to achieve your goals? 9. Plan if you don’t land an internship in your desired field. 10. Plan before starting MBA. 11. Something I can improve upon / have improved upon. 12. 1 unique area I could bring to campus and 1 area where I could learn from... Read more »
Questions were fairly direct – 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Why McDonough? 3) ST, LT goals with target designations. 4) Explain a time you received constructive feedback. 5) What if anything would be a challenge in you accepting the Georgetown offer, if you receive one? 6) Any questions for me?
Started off with some small talk and jumped in: “I have your resume in front of me, but I’m not going to ask you to walk me through it. Tell me about a meaningful professional experience and why? “Tell me about a professional experience where someone had a different perspective than you and how did that perspective change the outcome, if at all?” “What are your goals? And, why an MBA?” “How can Yale SOM help you get to your goals?” “You were asked to consider a quote by Dean Kerwin Charles. How will you contribute to the diversity at... Read more »
Online / Conversational / Adcom (Nirav Mehta) / Resume Based / 35-40 mins He introduced himself. He is very good person to have a conversation with. Questions: 1) Tell me about yourself. 2) I can see many achievements on your Resume, what is your greatest achievement? 3) What are the 3 qualities of a leader that you admire? 4) Tell me about the time when you motivated your team members. 5) What are your short-term and long-term goals? 6) Why MBA? 7) Why Marshall? 8) Any question for him?
With Adcom member (Alia Macadam) / Resume based / Time- 30-25 mins. She introduced herself in brief. I guess she had a list of questions, but at the same time she asked follow-up questions. Questions: 1) Tell me about yourself. 2) What is your greatest achievements? 3) What is your leadership style? 4) Tell me about the time when you motivated your team members. 5) Short term/ Long term goals? 6) How have you prepared yourself for rigorous curriculum of MBA? What will you do if you face any problem during your studies? 7) Follow up question based on previous... Read more »
Questions asked: 1.) Walk me through your resume. 2.) Why MBA? 3.) Short term/ long term goals? 4.) Why Tuck? 5.) How would you contribute at Tuck? 6.) What is a challenge you’d foresee coming to Tuck? 7.) Out of Tuck’s criteria, which one resonates with you the most? (smart, accomplished, aware // note that interviewer did not list out the options, candidate is expected to know them) Overall, the interviewer was really nice and personable and had similar background/ goals as me (think Tuck did this on purpose) so the conversation flowed naturally.
Overall the interview was quite conversational and the questions were super standard: Why MBA? Career goal and why Booth? What did you research about Booth? What will you contribute to Booth? A time when you had to prioritize? What are the roles you play in teams? The conversation lasted about 30 mins and was followed by me asking a few questions.
The interview was conducted by a first-year student, it was conversational and she was writing down all my answers and reading the questions from her computer screen. The interview lasted for an hour. Questions: Walk me through your resume. Describe a situation where you came up with a unique business solution. What has been the biggest challenge so far in your career? What did you learn from this application? What are your short- and long-term goals? Why MBA? Do you have any specific company you want to work at? Do you have a backup plan? Why McCombs? How do you... Read more »
The interview overall was very friendly and conversational. She started by asking if I had visited the campus and wanted to be able to have students do in-person interviews. She then shared her background and shared the format for the interview. Each time I shared, she shared why an MBA and Emory would be a good fit for me. Questions: 1. Tell me about your education and career. 2. Why an MBA? 3. Why Emory? 4. Tell me about a time when you lead a group and what you learned. 5. Tell me about a time when you received constructive... Read more »
The interviewer, a 2019 alumnus, was very friendly and casual. He had my resume ahead of time. He started by explaining the format, which included: a summary of his background, me sharing my background, specific questions, and then time for me to ask questions. The interview overall lasted about 30-40 minutes. Questions 1. Tell me about yourself/your background. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Ross? 4. Tell me about a time working with a challenging team. What were the challenges? 5. Tell me about a time working with a team that worked well together. What made it successful? 6. If you... Read more »
The interview was informal and conversational. The Adcom said she had my resume on the screen, but she wanted me to explain my professional journey and what led me to think I needed an MBA at this point. I also talked about my post-MBA career. I then had to explain a work gap and the decision to pursue a different path. She asked me about why this school specifically then transitioned to teamwork and what qualities would a teammate have in my opinion. I was asked to give a leadership example. At this point we had 2 minutes left. Do... Read more »
Walk me through your CV. Why MBA? (since you mentioned this in your walkthrough) Why Duke? Which qualities do you admire the most in a leader? Post MBA plans? What does Team Fuqua mean to you? Is there anything you would have wanted to be asked?
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 and resume based. There were no really general questions, it was almost as if I was talking about my job with someone who works in the same industry. They asked a lot of very specific questions about my job and experiences. I had multiple positions before I applied and I... Read more »
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 description? Share an example. 4. Have you found a unique problem or solution, different from others? 5. Why MBA?
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 it like moving from [home state] to DC? 3. What is your greatest professional accomplishment? 4. Follow-up: what implications does your greatest accomplishment have for the firm? 5. One of the things we’re thinking about when considering candidates is the fact that recruiting starts almost immediately when you get to... Read more »
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.