UT Austin / McCombsBelow are MBA admissions interview questions and experiences submitted by UT Austin MBA applicants. If you interviewed at McCombs, we encourage you to submit a report detailing your experience!
Interview Questions & Reports
Rather standard interview, all the usual questions. (Not in this exact order): Walk through resume/professional experience. Why MBA? Why now? Short term/Long term goals? Strength and weakness in application? What did you learn about yourself from the application process? Plan B if goals don’t work out? DEI question of what... Read more »
Round 3 Zoom interview with a first-year MBA student – I didn’t learn who the interviewer was until only a couple minutes before the interview. Application submitted 3/30, interview invitation received on 4/5, interviewed on 4/9 (still waiting to receive final admissions decision). Interview was pretty standard – I can’t... Read more »
I interviewed with one of the adcom officers of McCombs. Out of all my interviews, this one was the only one where I felt very uncomfortable and self-conscious. The moment the interviewer saw me, his demeanor completely changed. He did not seem interested in learning more about me and when... Read more »
Got an invite on 25th Feb. Scheduled it for 23rd. I was interviewed by a 2nd year. The interview was formal but relaxed. The questions asked are very general with no curveballs. The interviewer was very engaging in the conversation. Lasted 45 mins. Questions in order (mostly): 1. Take me... Read more »
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GPA: 3.83. East Coast.