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I was interviewed by an alum – I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation starters). My interviewer was engaged and very friendly; the entire process felt like more of a... Read more »
Invited to interview on 3/2 and completed the interview on 3/8. Initially signed up to interview with an alum, but the system did not register the interview properly and needed to reschedule with a member of the adcom team. The interview was very relaxed and conversational and lasted 30 minutes.... Read more »
INSEAD R1/ 2 interviews, both with Alumni Location: Virtual and in-person Type of interview: both Alumni, mix of application-based and resume-based Questions asked: Why MBA and Why INSEAD? Tell me a time you worked with someone from a different background/culture from you. Strengths and weaknesses? Tell me a time you... Read more »
*This interview was for Class of 2023. The interviews was both application and resume-based. She first asked about my overall purpose to get an MBA, referring to my essays. Then, she went over the details of my resume, such as the current news about the topic of undergrad dissertation, the... Read more »
You won’t know who the interviewer is in prior. The interview was with an Ad-com and lasted 30mins. Questions – Tell me more about yourself. Why MBA? Why Kenan-Flagler? 3 leadership qualities? An area of improvement? What is a common misconception about you? Looking back at your MBA experience, what... Read more »
The interviewer let me in about 2 mins after the meeting was supposed to start. We had a brief “break the ice” conversation to start, which was unlike other AdCom interviews I had, in which the AdCom dived right in. The interviewer explained the interview was behavioral and she was... Read more »
Describe the visit and/or interview atmosphere. The questions were very specific and in-depth. They really combed through my entire application. Despite the specificity of the questions, it seems like they had a genuine interest in getting to know me. It did not feel like they were trying to catch me... Read more »
The interview wasn’t cold at all. It was quite conversational and the adcom asked plenty of follow-ups to my answers (no unexpected questions however). Questions were in line with what previous reports mention. I was surprised by how fast the interview went by and how friendly the adcom was. They... Read more »
I had a resume based interview for R3 with Anthony Gomez. He was so easy to talk to. During the interview my WiFi went out for like 5 min and he was kind enough to call my cell until my WiFi came back on! Questions were very typical mostly TMAT... Read more »
The interview started exactly at the time I had it scheduled and ended a few minutes after the half-hour mark. Overall, the adcom member seemed engaged and interested in learning more about my background after having read through my entire application. The following questions were asked: 1) Have there been... Read more »
I interviewed at the end of January with JR McGrath. It was very conversational and took about 30 minutes. This was a partially blind interview; he only had a copy of my resume, but no information from my application. JR was extremely easy to talk to, he introduced himself and... Read more »
It was conversational, she checked my ID then introduced herself. She then asked me about my career to date. Questions: How will an MBA help you achieve your goals? What are your short- and long-term goals? Why MBA and why now? Why Johnson? What steps will I take to achieve... Read more »
The interview happened in the interviewer’s office. It was very conversational and lasted ~1.5 hour List of interview questions 1. Self-introduction (with follow-up questions about my hobbies). 2. Career goal and backup plans (challenge my backup plans and make some recommendations; also follow-up questions about industry insights where I plan... Read more »
I completed the Wharton Team-Based Discussion (TBD) and 1:1 interview recently, with two second-year MBA students as observers for the TBD, then the 1:1 with one of the two students. Most people (6 candidates total) joined about 10 minutes early and introduced themselves, and made some small talk. After the... Read more »
Team based discussion followed by a 10 minute interview with two questions: Why the MBA and Why Wharton? Team-Based Discussion Before the TBD started, we had about 10 minutes of small talk/introductions. My slot was for 5:15 pm. Once it started, the moderators (two second-year students) read out the instructions... Read more »
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