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Interview Questions & Reports
Was notified of interview invite and was matched with a recent alum and instructed to schedule Zoom interview. I provided my resume to the interviewer when scheduling the interview, but the interviewer had not seem my application or read my essays. Questions asked: Why MBA / why CBS? Short term... Read more »
Interview was pretty standard: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why MBA? Why Columbia? 3. What is your leadership style? 4. Anything else you would like admissions team to know that’s not on your application? 5. Any questions for me? She submitted her feedback same day.
Pretty standard small talk & intros for first 5 minutes. Talk me through your resume. Why do you want an MBA and why from Columbia? What are your short-term and long-term career goals? What is your backup plan if those goals don’t work out? How do you think you’ll contribute... Read more »
Interviewed 11/5. Interview was blind, although I had sent over my resume ahead of time. Questions: – Tell me about yourself / walk me through your resume. – Why an MBA – which flowed naturally into Why Columbia. – What does your team structure look like at work? – What... Read more »
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GPA: 8.1/10.GMAT: 720.Brazil.
GPA: 3.68.GMAT: 750.
GPA: 3.3.GMAT: 770.New York, NY.
GPA: 3.05.GMAT: 590.