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Feb 8, 2021

Episode 147: Wire Taps—Is It Crazy to Turn Down HBS?

As applicants and candidates alike make their way through Round 2, our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, continue to share MBA admissions advice in our latest podcast episode of Wire Taps. See which profiles from MBA ApplyWire and MBA DecisionWire they discuss below, then tune in. The first... Read more »

Feb 7, 2021

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

My alumni interviewer was very warm, which made the experience a lot more enjoyable. We started the conversation with the interviewer providing me with background on her career. Then we dived into the expected interview questions: 1. Walk me through your background? 2. Why MBA? 3. Why now? 4. Why... Read more »

Feb 7, 2021

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Video Interview

Applied in Round 2. Interviewed on Jan 14th with Adcom on video interview. Adcom had read my application and adcom’s friendliness made me feel at ease from the start List of interview questions 1. Tell me what you do at work and what you like about it? 2. What’s your... Read more »

Feb 5, 2021

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Started off with the interviewer giving me a little of their background. Then they asked: – Walk me through your resume. – Why MBA/Why now? – Why Ross? Then we transitioned to some classic behavioral interview questions like: Tell me about a time you received negative feedback. Tell me about... Read more »

Feb 5, 2021

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Student Perspectives – Winter is Coming – Behind-the-Scenes of Internship Recruitment

The MBA is a common stepping stone to a better career and the Parker Career Management Center at the UCLA Anderson School of Management works extensively with students to ensure a successful path. In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, first-year Anderson MBA student, Shruti Pandey, walks us through... Read more »

Feb 4, 2021

CBS Interview Questions & Report: Rolling / Alumna / Zoom

Really great experience. Columbia sent an interview invite via email and you get matched with your alumnus via their portal. After you are matched with someone (it seems to be by city and by industry you work in), it is on you to set it up by reaching out to... Read more »

Feb 4, 2021

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

Introduced himself – tell me about yourself – tell me about your interests – why mba – why Anderson – what clubs would you join and for what position? – what’s your plan b if your first job doesn’t work out – tell me about a time you had to... Read more »

Feb 4, 2021

NYU Stern Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Skype

I had the interview via Skype with an adcom member. It was much more informal than I expected. Yet, the questions were centered around my career goals and recruitment strategy. 1) Initial question about my ‘Pick Six’ essay. 2) Two key highlights from my resume. 3) One example showing that... Read more »

Feb 4, 2021

Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA Launches Deferred Enrollment

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced a deferred enrollment program, called Tepper Future Business Leaders. This opens up MBA admissions to college seniors who plan to graduate from a U.S. college or university in the current academic year who do not yet have full-time work experience.... Read more »

Feb 3, 2021

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

50 Minute interview that was resume based. (2 mins Introduction, 45 Mins Interview, 3 mins my questions) Questions (All Behavioral) – Tell me about when you added value. – Tell me about a time you demonstrated innovative leadership. – Tell me about a time when you had to consider a... Read more »

Feb 3, 2021

Carnegie Mellon Tepper Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

The interview lasted about 25 min rather than the allotted 30. My interviewer was Tiffany Jackson, she was extremely nice. The interview mostly consisted of me answering her questions, but left about 10-15 min at the end for my questions at the end. 1. Tell me about your current work... Read more »

Feb 3, 2021

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Resume based. -Tell me about your resume. -Why MBA? -Why Ross? -Tell me about a time you worked with people with a different background than you. -Tell me about a time when you felt your manager was headed in the wrong direction, and what you did about it. -Tell me... Read more »

Feb 3, 2021

Real Humans of OSU Fisher’s MBA Class of 2022

In this edition of Real Humans: MBA Students, we meet some new members of the full-time MBA class at the Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business in Columbus, Ohio. Fifty-nine new MBA students joined Fisher’s Class of 2022. Twelve percent of students who joined in the fall... Read more »

Feb 2, 2021

Carnegie Mellon Tepper Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

30-minute interview over Zoom with Adcom (blind/resume only) The interview was very conversational. The questions asked were all questions that have shown up on here before. Describe your current role to me. (I had recently gotten promoted so the adcom asked how my new role was different from my prior... Read more »

Feb 2, 2021

LBS Employment Report: MBA Class of 2020 Shows International Strength

The London Business School’s 2020 MBA Employment Report has been released, opening a larger window on the international MBA community’s optimistic prospects and potential success. Ninety-one percent of LBS graduates received an offer within four months, and 90 percent accepted offers. Out of a class of 476, 29 are starting... Read more »

Feb 2, 2021

Rice Jones Interview Questions & Report: Round 3 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Resume-based. The student started by introducing herself. Described the interview structure and how it was going to be conducted. First 25 minutes of questions, and then she gave me the remaining time for my questions. 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Current responsibilities. 3. How do you work in... Read more »

Feb 2, 2021

Real Humans of Esade’s MBA Class of 2021/2022

The beautiful city of Barcelona is home to the full-time MBA program of Esade. At Esade, MBA students can choose whether they want to complete the MBA program in 12, 15 or 18 months. The school only takes in a maximum of 190 new students each September. The most recent... Read more »

Feb 1, 2021

Michigan Ross Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Second-Year Student / Zoom

Relatively informal-feeling conversation. He asked me many of the “standard” interview questions such as why Ross, why an MBA, tell me about a time when you led a team, tell me about a time when you disagreed with a superior and how you handled it…etc. It then took a slight... Read more »

Feb 1, 2021

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

Conversational and casual. Took about 40 minutes total. 100% resume-based. Basic questions first: 1) Walk through resume 2) Why MBA 3) Why now 4) Why Anderson 5) What’s your Plan B if MBA doesn’t work out 6) Any specific companies for your short-term goals. Behavioral question afterward: Name a time... Read more »

Feb 1, 2021

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

It was very conversational. We started off with small talk and then transitioned into the interview. My interviewer was very nice and welcoming. The questions asked were: Can you walk me through your resume to put it in more context? Can you explain your short/long-term goals? And why MBA? Why... Read more »

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