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Stanford MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

We would like to start with a huge “thank you!” to everyone who submitted interview questions and experiences to the Clear Admit Wiki, a resource for applicants to share their thoughts on the admissions process. We’d like to share this account by a Round 2 applicant to Stanford who interviewed... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Off-Campus / Alum

Met an alum at his office in NYC. He was very nice, explained that he was going to ask me a few behavioral questions and that the interview would last 45min. Why Stanford? Why an MBA now? What do you hope to get out of it? (follow up questions really... Read more »

Stanford MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

We’d like to start off today’s post with a big “thank you!” to everyone who has posted interview reports to the Clear Admit Wiki, a resource for MBA applicants to share their thoughts on the admissions process. Today we’re sharing a post by a Round 2 Stanford candidate: “Had my... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alum

Had my R2 Stanford interview in mid-February with an alum. Questions were pretty straightforward. These may not be the exact words as I can’t remember the questions verbatim, but these were the general themes/topics addressed: Walk me through your resume Why MBA / Why now Why Stanford Tell me about... Read more »

Spring Class Visit Registration Opens at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Initial registration for spring class visits and information sessions at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) opened today, according to a post on the school’s MBA admissions blog. Information sessions will begin on Monday, March 28th, and class visits will being on Thursday, April 7th. And for the first... Read more »

Stanford MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

Throughout the winter’s admissions season we post  interview reports received on the Clear Admit Wiki, a resource for MBA applicants to share their thoughts on the admissions process. Today we’re sharing a post by a Round 1 Stanford GSB candidate: “Interview occurred on Nov 12th, 2010. I was eventually rejected.... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1

Interview occurred on Nov 12th, 2010. I was eventually rejected. Interviewer seemed like a nice if stone-cold guy. He only really came alive when he was answering my questions for him at the end. He asked unhurried, open questions and seldom probed specifics. No read on response, though he scribbled... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions 2011

We’d like to start today’s post with a big “thank you!” to everyone who is posting to the Clear Admit Wiki, a resource for MBA applicants to share their thoughts on the admissions process. This candidate to Stanford interviewed off-campus with an alum: “I interviewed today with an alum in... Read more »

Wiki Wednesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from NYU / Stern, LBS, Oxford / Said, or Stanford and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Welcome again to Wiki Wednesdays, Clear Admit’s weekly summary of interview reports recently added to the Clear Admit Wiki!  Round 2 interviews are in full swing at many MBA programs now, so we’ve received quite a few new additions for schools such as Dartmouth / Tuck, Chicago / Booth, and... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alum / Off-Campus

I interviewed today with an alumni in New York City. We met at her office and the interview lasted about 45 minutes. The interviewer was very friendly, yet professional. The whole interview was very conversational and comfortable. The interviewer started off by telling me about herself – where she went... Read more »

Wiki Wednesdays: Submit an MBA Interview Report from Stanford, UNC / Kenan-Flagler, or UVA / Darden and Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card!

Welcome back to Wiki Wednesdays, where we present accounts of MBA interviews that have recently been posted to the Clear Admit Wiki.  We’ve received many new reports lately, including interviews at Dartmouth / Tuck, Cornell / Johnson, Michigan / Ross, and Berkeley/ Haas.  Today we’re featuring a report of an... Read more »

London Business School, Wharton School Top Financial Times 2011 Global MBA Rankings

The Financial Times this week released its 13th annual MBA rankings, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania returned to the top spot, sharing it this year with London Business School (LBS). Harvard Business School (HBS) completed the top three. Last year, LBS beat out Wharton to hold... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: Scheduling the Academic Year at Chicago, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, Stanford, Tuck, and Wharton

It’s time again for Trivia Tuesday, our weekly examination of the policies and programs that influence the student experience at the leading business schools. This week we turn our attention to an important yet often overlooked feature of MBA programs: the academic calendar. Though not a factor most applicants take... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Alum / Off-Campus

I had a R1 admissions interview in November at an alumn’s office. These are some of the questions and issues we addressed in the interview: Take me through your resume. Then addressing how I made decisions to pursue different job opportunities, the biggest professional challenge I’ve faced and how I... Read more »

Trivia Tuesday: Stanford GSB’s September Seminars

It’s time again for Trivia Tuesday! This week we’ll take a look at September Seminars, a special academic opportunity offered to second-year MBA students at the Stanford GSB. Before the start of Autumn Quarter classes, Stanford second-year students have the option of returning to campus early to participate in small,... Read more »

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