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Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2/ Alumnus / Off-campus

We were at the Starbucks. Interview was casual. 1 Walk me through your resume. 2 Elaborate on work experience after MBA. 3 Why MBA? 4 Why not School XYZ? 5 What would you do if your boss doesn’t favor you and puts you in a bad position? 6 What would... Read more »

One-Year MBA? Two-Year MBA? Pros and Cons

Preference for one-year MBA programs – common at European business schools, but traditionally less so at U.S. schools – is growing among prospective U.S. and Canadian applicants, according to an article this week in the Wall Street Journal. Lean economic times make the benefits of shorter programs, including lower tuition... Read more »

Clear Admit Featured in Financial Times Article on Changing MBA Admissions

Clear Admit’s own Graham Richmond was featured as part of an article this week in the Financial Times about changes taking place this admissions season at several top business schools. The article, entitled “The Creative Route to an MBA,” highlighted the shift at several top MBA programs toward requiring fewer... Read more »

Admissions Director Q&A: Kellogg School of Management’s Kate Smith

When Beth Flye, Kellogg admissions director since 2003, returned to her native North Carolina in spring 2011 to head up admissions for Kenan-Flagler’s new online MBA program, Kellogg decided to mine its own alumni for a replacement. Kate Smith, a 1998 graduate of the Kellogg MBA program, had spent the... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom / On Campus

Interviewer was an admissions official and very friendly. Handed my resume and a sheet which i had just filled out upon arrival which asked to write ST/LT goals (space given to answer each is limited so i think they just expect the highlights) Questions i got: Tell me about yourself... Read more »

Kellogg EMBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / On Campus

The EMBA interview is required just like the FT program. Given the unique requirements of the EMBA programs (8+ years of managerial experience and required company sponsorship) the interview is more to gauge your fit. AdCom introduction: The AdCom meets to discuss your packet. I am your representative at the... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Adcom and First-year Student / On Campus

My interview was conducted by two people: a Kellogg admissions officer and a first year student who was training to be a part of recruiting. The interview was pretty conversational and the interviewers were very friendly. Here is an overview of the of the questions I was asked: Background: Associate... Read more »

Kellogg MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Adcom / On Campus

I interviewed with a member of the admissions committee, and although I was only allotted 30 minutes, it ended up to be almost an hour and a half. I know everyone is looking for the type of questions, which is really important in preparation, but the most important factors are... Read more »

Clear Admit Career Services Director Q&A: Kellogg School of Management’s Roxanne Hori

Roxanne Hori, associate dean for career management at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, is the most recent participant in our continuing Career Services Director Q&A Series. Hori has been in her current role for the past 16 years, so she certainly has some perspective to share. Earlier in her... Read more »

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