Are there any updates to your application? Tell me a time when you worked with a difficult person. Tell me a time when you demonstrated leadership. Tell me about any advice you’ve received recently. Why Sloan? What are your career goals?
It went pretty well. The interviewer asked me about three questions in the thirty-minute time frame and it was over before I knew it. One behavioral question she asked was about a time I had to push back or experienced conflict with a superior in the workplace. She seemed to... Read more »
Skype Interview during COVID-19. It total lasted about 30 minutes. Interviewer was dressed informally in an oxford shirt and zip sweater. Began with small talk about the current COVID situation / weather. Interviewer asked standard MIT questions: 1. Do you have any updates since your application was submitted? 2. Tell... Read more »
Let’s get ready to… fundraaaaaaaise! The MBA Battle Royale, a virtual game show featuring students from leading business schools, will raise funds for Doctors Without Borders this Saturday, May 16th at 8 p.m. EST. Tickets are on sale now for $12, $25, $50 or however much more you’d like to... Read more »
Tens of thousands of MBA hopefuls have tuned into Clear Admit’s various podcast episodes since our debut with the format in March of 2018. We proudly released our 100th podcast episode this week—another advice-packed edition of the series, Wire Taps. Having reached this milestone, we’re taking a look at our... Read more »
As business school campuses remain closed due to COVID-19, professors and students have moved their classroom sessions online. At MIT Sloan, course curriculum is also shifting a bit in response to the pandemic. In this glimpse into MBA student life, David Urness, MIT Sloan MBA ’21, shares how faculty and... Read more »
Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Many Late Round Deadlines Round 1 is now behind us; Round 2 is near completion. Round 3 deadlines are underway. The application deadlines listed are up-to-date... Read more »
Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Decisions Roll out Among Late Round Deadlines Round 1 is now behind us; Round 2 is now fully underway, with several decision deadlines this week. Round... Read more »
The U.S. News & World Report Best Business Schools rankings are out and there are a few surprises, especially within the top 10. For those of you who have yet to see our announcement of the ranking, the top 25 schools in this year’s edition (with last year’s rankings included for... Read more »
While Wharton held the #1 spot of the Best Business Schools list from U.S. News & World Report last year, it is now joined by Stanford GSB at the top of the 2021 rankings. Northwestern Kellogg shot up three spaces to join Chicago Booth at #3. Then, MIT Sloan rounds... Read more »
With AdCom member, part of traveling interview tour, application-based. Questions: Any updates to your application? Describe a time when you got pushback from a supervisor/team member. Describe how you motivate others in a work setting. Why MIT Sloan/why MBA? Post-MBA career goals? What questions do you have for me? Very... Read more »
It was a very conversational interview. Since Sloan does non-blind behavioral interviews with admissions committee members, they are already familiar with your application and ask more targeted questions that allow you to frame your answers in ways that make sense to your story. Questions asked: Tell me about your background... Read more »
2020: the year of…coronavirus? Yes, Round 2 interviews for Sloan conducted via Skype due to coronavirus concerns, so that was disappointing because I was banking on going to campus to see a class and be able to talk about it/express my interest. Due to Sloan’s small class size, they are... Read more »
Questions: 1. Are there any new updates to your application you’d like to inform the committee about? 2. Tell me about a time you dealt with conflict. The rest was specific to my resume, and industry.
Met with Adcom member at the local Bain & Co. Office (this is where all individuals were interviewing with MIT for the day). They were running on a tight 40-minute schedule and appeared to immediately submit their notes on each candidate (room walls were glass). The interviewer had all of... Read more »