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The interviewer was a 2016 alumni. The conversation was super friendly and he seemed genuinely interested in connecting and getting to know me. I had previously sent my resume through the school platform, and he had previous access to that. He presented himself and told me the interview would last... Read more »
Questions asked: 1.) Walk me through your resume. 2.) Why MBA? 3.) Short term/ long term goals? 4.) Why Tuck? 5.) How would you contribute at Tuck? 6.) What is a challenge you’d foresee coming to Tuck? 7.) Out of Tuck’s criteria, which one resonates with you the most? (smart,... Read more »
Overall the interview was quite conversational and the questions were super standard: Why MBA? Career goal and why Booth? What did you research about Booth? What will you contribute to Booth? A time when you had to prioritize? What are the roles you play in teams? The conversation lasted about... Read more »
Resume Based. Interviewer was a grad from 2014. Only went for 25 minutes and felt extremely rushed compared to previous interviews. I was surprised when the interviewer did not ask one single behavioral based question (tell me about a time when). It started off with her telling me about her... Read more »
Interview with second-year student at Tuck was quite conversational and lasted about 50 minutes. The questions were standard: – Why MBA? – Why now? – Why Tuck? – What are your ST and LT goals? But also included a fair amount of behavioral questions: – What were your biggest challenges... Read more »
The interview was conducted by a first-year student, it was conversational and she was writing down all my answers and reading the questions from her computer screen. The interview lasted for an hour. Questions: Walk me through your resume. Describe a situation where you came up with a unique business... Read more »
The interview overall was very friendly and conversational. She started by asking if I had visited the campus and wanted to be able to have students do in-person interviews. She then shared her background and shared the format for the interview. Each time I shared, she shared why an MBA... Read more »
The interviewer, a 2019 alumnus, was very friendly and casual. He had my resume ahead of time. He started by explaining the format, which included: a summary of his background, me sharing my background, specific questions, and then time for me to ask questions. The interview overall lasted about 30-40... Read more »
The interview was informal and conversational. The Adcom said she had my resume on the screen, but she wanted me to explain my professional journey and what led me to think I needed an MBA at this point. I also talked about my post-MBA career. I then had to explain... Read more »
Walk me through your CV. Why MBA? (since you mentioned this in your walkthrough) Why Duke? Which qualities do you admire the most in a leader? Post MBA plans? What does Team Fuqua mean to you? Is there anything you would have wanted to be asked?
Interviewed with an alum over Zoom on Feb 9, 2022 for Round 2. They had access to my resume, but not my application. They asked questions for ~30 minutes and I asked questions for another ~15 mins. They asked: • Walk me through your professional experience. • Short-term and long-term... Read more »
Very casual environment, allowed for open conversation between and after questions. Interviewer was very friendly and shared about her background and experience with McCombs. Questions were essentially the same as another poster here, though not in this exact order. 1. Take me through your professional journey. 2. Tell me about... Read more »
I was interviewed by two people, one interviewer and one scribe. The scribe was a member of the admissions committee and the interviewer was a director at HBS. The scribe only spoke at the start and end of the interview to say hello and goodbye. The questions were very specific... Read more »
The interviewer was friendly and explained how the interview is just a part of the process and that he would be taking a lot of notes. 1. Share about your proudest achievement. 2. Have you upskilled or helped any team to perform better? 3. Have you gone beyond your role... Read more »
Opened the call with some polite intros, and then letting me know the format of the interview: learning about me, letting me ask any questions, and then next steps in the process. 1. Tell me a bit about your background, your undergrad experience, and your work experience. 2. What was... Read more »
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