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Interview Questions & Reports
Since I and the alumnus were from Mumbai, he invited me to his office for the interview. The interview was blind (resume-based). The questions he asked were: 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Career goals. He grilled me about the goals a lot – checked my knowledge of my industry.... Read more »
The interview went pretty nicely. The school matched me with someone in the VC industry. I was nervous because I thought the wildly different background would work against me – quite the opposite. Questions asked were: Walk me through your background +a few follow ups from that. Why CBS? Why... Read more »
I was paired up with my interviewer via the Columbia portal. We set a date and time, but not a location until the day before. The interviewer was an active corporate executive in my area and I was flexible with the scheduling process. Interview was slated for 45 minutes ended... Read more »
My interview was an alum who graduated in 2002 and he has been interviewing candidates for a long time. I was nervous going in to the interview, but it was very casual conversation. I was only asked standard questions. Questions I was asked: 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why... Read more »
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GPA: 3.25.GMAT: 690.Philadelphia, PA.
GPA: 3.21.New York.
GPA: 3.3.GMAT: 710.