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Interview was pretty informal. It was blind, but the adcom had a copy of my resume in front of her. Questions asked: -Walk me through resume -Specific question on one of my positions (position X) -Tell me more about global experiences during Position X -Do you have an example of... Read more »
My interviewer was in a hurry from the time we started. He started by saying that he was looking for a 15-20 minute interview and it lasted for 20 minutes only. He wanted the answers to not last more than 1 -1.5 minutes. He asked the following questions: 1. Tell... Read more »
I felt the interview went well, was a casual, friendly discussion. Alum admitted how Kellogg classes are made up of good people. Asked some of the following: Talk about your professional background / work history, with specific questions about the various experiences. Why you came to this country? (I’m not working... Read more »
As other people have stated, spend some time to choose your interviewer. Also remember a recent graduate is not necessarily going be easier to interview with… senior alumni can make sometimes better interviewers as they have done hundreds of them and it will be just one more for them and... Read more »
Received interview invite for my early action application as I was not able to visit the campus (I’m international). The interview lasted for 36 minutes, very relaxed conversational interview. We had 20-25 minutes for his questions and the last 10-15 minutes were for my questions for him. Interview questions: 1)... Read more »
Applied: 9/30, Interview Notification: 10/15, Interview Scheduled: 10/17, Interview On: 10/21, Report Complete: 10/26, Admission Decision: 11/04 (Denied) I want to take the time to write this report even though I got denied admission to Columbia. This site has been very helpful in my preparation for interviews with MBA schools... Read more »
I interviewed in his office, which seemed a bit stressful at start but turned out to be fine. The interview lasted an hour, and the interviewer was very friendly and relaxed, and it felt like a conversation with a friend rather than an interview for a business school. He presented... Read more »
Interview went well overall. There were a few questions worded in a new way or ones I didn’t necessarily expect: 1. “I’m wondering if you ever ran into a conflict with a coworker and how you resolved it.” 2. “If you could only pick one thing from your Columbia experience,... Read more »
My interviewer was a 2007 CBS Alum. He was friendly and cordial via email, and very flexible when setting the time and location. Ultimately, we decided on this past Friday, October 25th, at 5:30pm. He thought of a few different places to have the interview and then he asked if... Read more »
I submitted my application about a week before the Early Decision deadline. I was notified I was selected for an interview about two weeks later, and was able to set up the interview within four days. From the list of available interviewers, it took three tries before someone was able... Read more »
Duke / Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Early Action / Alumnus (2009) / Off-campus (Singapore)
Very friendly interviewer. Ended up chatting for nearly 75min. Here were the questions from my interview: 1) Walk me through your resume 2) Why MBA? (He cross-questioned and probed me on this part for a good 15 min) 3) Why Fuqua? (When I mentioned ‘Team-Fuqua’, he asked me to state... Read more »
I have an international experience so I think my interview was an exception but not sure. It was more of a conversation rather than a Q&A. The interviewer started off talking about my company comparing it with its competitors asking me to comment on whether or not the comparison was... Read more »
For my Yale SOM video interview, I was asked the following questions – What accomplishment are you most proud of? Difficult professional decision and how you overcame it? As business becomes more global, culture becomes less important… Agree or disagree
My Yale video interview consisted of the following questions: Einstein quote on knowledge vs imagination. Do you agree? Challenging work experience How would friends or coworkers describe you?
The following questions were asked: Walk me through your resume? Why Tuck? Why you for Tuck? Why do you want to pursue an MBA now? Challenging team experience and how did you overcome it? What are 3 strengths that your teammates would say you have? What are a couple of... Read more »
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