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I was interviewed by an international alum (I am an American located in the US) via Skype on October 7, 2020. The interviewer had nothing but my resume that I sent her. She was very nice and seemed to be genuinely interested in my story, goals, etc. Questions asked: –... Read more »
Virtual interview conducted ~1 week after initial assignment. Interviewer had glanced through resume, but asked me to walk him through my story. Also asked about my day-to-day, roles on projects, my career goals / how I will get there, why Kellogg/social clubs of interest at Kellogg. Had some time at... Read more »
I was interviewed by a second-year student via Skype. It was a blind interview so that person only knew me based on my resume. It was a conversational interview and it was for 45 minutes. The interviewer was friendly and polite and asked me the following: 1. Why MBA? 2.... Read more »
1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Tuck? 4. What are your short- and long-term goals? 5. Tell me about a time where you had a conflict and how you handled it. 6. Tell me about a time when your boss gave you feedback and how you... Read more »
Interview was pretty straightforward. Very conversational, I think McCombs and its interviewers do a great job creating a relaxing atmosphere. No curve balls, know your story and your why and you should be great! Not necessarily in this order. Good luck! 1) Walk me through your resume/tell me about yourself.... Read more »
Interview was very casual and over Zoom. My 2Y student was very conversational, seemed interested in what I had to say, and was taking light notes while I was speaking and asked a couple follow ups after each question. Interview was broken up into 3 parts, which she explained the... Read more »
The McCombs application submission and interview scheduling were a bit of a mess this year. When scheduling, you are able to pick a time slot. Within the time slot, you are shown your interview. After checking the LinkedIn, I selected an interviewer with a similar background to mine. When I... Read more »
Interview lasted 50 minutes. First five or so was just small talk about WFH, COVID, etc. Then she got into the questions (I only remembered 3/4 of them, a few I forgot): – Tell me about yourself. – Why MBA? – Why Booth? – Tell me about a leadership situation... Read more »
Very informal and laid back. My interviewer was very down to earth and made me feel comfortable right of the bat. He started the interview by telling me about his background, why he chose to attend Rice, and what his plans are post-MBA. He stated that he did view my... Read more »
Short interview, ~25 minutes 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Anderson? 4. How would you contribute to the Anderson community? (e.g. clubs) 5. Tell me about a time you contributed to your team’s success.
An MBA applicant to UCLA Anderson shared the following questions about their Round 1 admissions interview with a second-year student over Zoom. 1. Walk me through your resume 2. Why MBA? 3. Why Now? 4. What interests would you put at the bottom of your resume? 5. Why Anderson? 6.... Read more »
As a preface, this is my first and only interview for Round 1 of the Fall 2021 intake. I did two MBA interviews last year and ultimately deferred to this cycle, so I do have some experience. With that said, the interview was friendly as Grace Kim, the director of... Read more »
Interview was with a career consultant who had worked in the same industry as my post MBA goal as a recruiter. Interview lasted around 35 minutes and was mainly focused on why I wanted to do an MBA, my post MBA goal and what research I had done on it... Read more »
My interviewer was a second year student who was a fellow veteran. The tone was very conversational and the interviewer noted that all he knew about me was from the resume I included in my application. Questions included: Introduction (elevator speech) What is your post-MBA/short-term career goal? Why pursue an... Read more »
As expected, the interviewer gave me 15-20 minutes to run through my life story, resume, why I am seeking an MBA. Additional questions asked were regarding diversity. “Provide me with a time you worked in a diverse environment?” “Why is diversity important?” Interviewer provided 10 minutes at the end to... Read more »
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GPA: 3.53. GMAT: 740. India.
GPA: 3.2. GMAT: 720. US.
GPA: 7.0/7/0. GMAT: 750. India.
GPA: 3.93. GMAT: 710. Japan.
GPA: 3.7. New York.
GPA: 3.3. GMAT: 700. EMEA.
GPA: 3.6. GMAT: 740. Houston.
GPA: 3.2. GMAT: 740. London.
GPA: 4.0. GMAT: 680. Germany.