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Nov 21, 2022

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

Interview was on Zoom with an alumnus based in Chicago working in tech and a former MBB consultant. The vibe was relaxed, although the interviewer was a little ranty, telling me why consulting work-life balance sucked and why he's glad he got out. The first question was an icebreaker -... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

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

They seem to match interviewer based on region and industry. My interviewer has similar background with me and knows a lot about my industry. The interview is largely resume-based (the interviewer only has my resume). Interview questions include: Tell me about yourself. More details about the projects you were involved?... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

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

Date of interview: Nov 9 Interview atmosphere: Second-years are casual and friendly. Among the group, there is definitely an effort to be friendly and supportive. However, there is always a hint of competition as expected. Type of interview: Team-based interview followed by a 10-min chat with second years Interview question:... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

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

The interview took place on Zoom with two second-year students. They let us into the room about 10 minutes before the TBD was scheduled to start. There were 6 prospective students participating. We were all American. I actually knew one of the other interviewees, but neither of us let on... Read more »

Nov 21, 2022

MBA Wire Taps 262—Female Asian attorney. Hispanic in Private Equity. Phoenix-bound

This week's episode of the podcast kicks off with Graham and Alex discussing the latest activity on MBA LiveWire which included interview invites from Berkeley / Haas and Stanford. Graham then highlighted his recent tour of leading MBA programs on the east coast, including Harvard, Dartmouth / Tuck, MIT /... Read more »

Nov 18, 2022

MIT Sloan Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Secures Strong Employment Outcomes

The MBA Class of 2022 of the MIT Sloan School of Management saw upward trends in placement and salary, according to the MBA employment report.  Sloan MBAs are looking toward their futures, with 42.3 percent citing growth potential as their top reason for accepting a position. Within three months of... Read more »

Nov 17, 2022

Duke Fuqua Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Pretty friendly second-year 1. Walk me through your resume. 2 Why MBA? 3. Why Fuqua? 4. What will you contribute to Fuqua? 5. What do you know of the Team Fuqua Spirit? 6. Tell me about a time when you helped advance a team. 7. Tell me about a time... Read more »

Nov 17, 2022

Real Humans of the HEC Paris MBA Class of 2024

This edition of Real Humans: MBA Students takes us to France to meet some new members of the MBA Class of 2024 at HEC Paris. The Class of 2024 is comprised of 235 students, who may matriculate in September or January (class profile stats are an estimate until students matriculate in... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

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

I had my interview with a 2019 alum. He was in fact very responsive and quick in setting up time. We scheduled an hour, but when we started he said we will do 30-40 mins of Q/A and then questions for him: 1. Started with tell me about yourself and... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

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

List of interview questions 1. Walk me through your resume. (I was cut off after a very short amount of time. I only got to mention my undergrad and one of my three jobs) 2. Why an MBA? Why now? 3. What attracts you to Johnson? 4. Do you feel... Read more »

Nov 16, 2022

Harvard Business School Employment Report: MBA Class of 2022 Excels

The Harvard Business School employment report shows a successful MBA Class of 2022 that secured a high median base salary of $175,000. Of the 732 students who matriculated for the class, 71 percent were seeking employment post-MBA. Of those, 95 percent secured offers and 90 percent accepted offers. Twenty-nine percent... Read more »

Nov 15, 2022

Berkeley Haas Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / On-Campus

I went through an interview day at the Haas campus. There was a lunch, campus tour, student panel, and a team building session with fellow candidates who were there, followed by a reception/happy hour. All in all it was about a 7-hour long day including the interview and a great... Read more »

Nov 15, 2022

Real Humans of the Washington University Olin MBA Class of 2024

Meet some new members of the Washington University Olin Business School Class of 2024 in St. Louis in this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students. 69 full-time MBA students matriculated at Olin in the fall of 2022. Women comprise 47 percent of the class and 49 percent are international, representing... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview experience was amazing. First, an icebreaker comment regarding my pick-six. Then, the questions were: i. My day-to-day at my current role. ii. Describe my leadership style. iii. Why an MBA? iv. What are the key aspects you consider to choose a business school? v. Recruitment strategy while at... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

Berkeley Haas Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Virtual

Interviewed with a second year, was conversational and the interviewer was very friendly and willing to share own experiences. Started with a brief about the procedure and how the interview will go on and then intro about self. Then the questions were as follows - - Intro - Why MBA?... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

Chicago Booth Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Zoom

I had a lot of help from Clear Admit, so I thought I might pay it forward. Very nice interviewer. He started by introducing himself. What year he graduated. What he does at his current job. Questions were: - Walk me through your resume. - (Then he stopped me and... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

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

It was one of the most difficult interviews I had. The second-year student had 3-4 follow up questions for each of my stories, which really made me think in-depth. It didn't go well for me. 1. Walk me through your story. - why you made the decisions on some instances.... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

Duke Fuqua MBA Employment Report: Daytime Class of 2022 Sets New Records

Based on their 2022 Daytime MBA employment report, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business reports that the Class of 2022 has set new records for the school in median salary and job acceptance rates. At the three-month post-graduation mark, 98 percent of MBAs had received a job offer, and acceptances... Read more »

Nov 14, 2022

Wire Taps 261—Nigerian M.D., next season. Indian, family business. Central Asian, in the U.S.

This week's episode kicks off with the usual rundown of recent activity on MBA LiveWire, which included admits for Cornell / Johnson’s Round 1 and interview invites for Berkeley / Haas.  In terms of upcoming dates of note, this week INSEAD has its Round 2 deadline. Graham highlighted the Real... Read more »

Nov 11, 2022

Meet the New Director: Inside MBA Career Services at Georgetown McDonough

Sponsored Content The new Associate Dean and Managing Director, Career Services at Georgetown McDonough, Christine Murray, leads a talented team of career services professionals to help students achieve their career goals. [caption id="attachment_623789" align="alignright" width="300"] Christine Murray, Associate Dean and Managing Director, Career Services at Georgetown McDonough[/caption] “I arrived at... Read more »

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