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Interview was very conversational. Here are the questions: 1. Why did you choose the Pick 6? Asked questions about my dog. 2. Can you go over your resume and work experience? 3. What are your long-term goals? 4. Why Stern and how will Stern help you reach those goals?
This year, McDonough allowed you the option to choose your interviewer via a portal, with the ability to filter by clubs / organization affiliation (students / admissions office ). I had chosen a second-year student, but she was unable to interview me last minute and had somebody fill in for... Read more »
1. Pick 6 icebreaker. 2. Achievement on resume I am the most proud of. 3. A time I received criticism at work. 4. 2 areas to improve upon with the MBA. 5. Why now? 6. Why short-term goals? 7. Companies I would want to work with? 8. What tools would... Read more »
Questions were fairly direct – 1) Walk me through your resume. 2) Why McDonough? 3) ST, LT goals with target designations. 4) Explain a time you received constructive feedback. 5) What if anything would be a challenge in you accepting the Georgetown offer, if you receive one? 6) Any questions... Read more »
Started off with some small talk and jumped in: “I have your resume in front of me, but I’m not going to ask you to walk me through it. Tell me about a meaningful professional experience and why? “Tell me about a professional experience where someone had a different perspective... Read more »
The interviewer was very friendly and very familiar with my application. She was very engaging and allowed my to ask questions of her, too. 1. Pick six. 2. Tell me what you do at work — I am from an atypical background so I basically explained my job to her.... Read more »
I met with a senior adcom member. The format was very Q&A, less of a conversation. Honestly it felt a little stilted and formal. 1) Tell me a little bit about yourself/why Georgetown? 2) Short- and long-term goals. 3) How will you contribute to McDonough from a DEI lens? 4)... Read more »
Online / Conversational / Adcom (Nirav Mehta) / Resume Based / 35-40 mins He introduced himself. He is very good person to have a conversation with. Questions: 1) Tell me about yourself. 2) I can see many achievements on your Resume, what is your greatest achievement? 3) What are the... Read more »
With Adcom member (Alia Macadam) / Resume based / Time- 30-25 mins. She introduced herself in brief. I guess she had a list of questions, but at the same time she asked follow-up questions. Questions: 1) Tell me about yourself. 2) What is your greatest achievements? 3) What is your... Read more »
I was invited to complete two rounds of interviews with 2 INSEAD alumni. I understand they were selected as my interviewers considering they both worked in industries or functions that I intended to pivot to after my MBA. My first interview was smooth and centered around general school fit. My... Read more »
I wore business professional / formal attire with a tie, but the interviewer works in tech, so he was quite casual. He introduced himself and then asked if I had any questions, I really didn’t have any at that point and said I was just excited to get started. The... Read more »
Interviewed with a recent alum on Feb 10, 2022. Very casual and friendly. They had my resume, but had not seen my application. The interview lasted for 30 minutes. Questions: • I’ve already looked through your resume so I won’t ask you to walk me through your resume. Instead, what... Read more »
Very personalized interview asking about specific components of resume and application. Asked about unexpected aspects of resume, including community service listed under college experience on my resume. Also asked about strengths / weakness / something people would find surprising about me. Overall neutral experience and interview goes by very quickly.... Read more »
My interviewer was pleasant throughout our discussion and the tone of the interview was very conversational. The Zoom room was opened at precisely the scheduled time, and we concluded the call at exactly the 30-minute mark. The questions that I was asked in the interview include: • Do you have... Read more »
Was a really engaging interview. Started off with a bit about himself, then introduced myself and we had some conversations on some of my academic awards and projects I had worked on as part of my job. Then got into the Q&A bit, which was less conversational. 1) Why MBA?... Read more »
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