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I just had my interview. I feel really good about it. My adcom made it comfortable and conversational. It was about getting to know me. Very straightforward. They weren’t trying to trick me or quiz me. 1. Why MBA? 2. Why now? 3. Why Goizueta? 4. Walk me through your... Read more »
Consortium applicant. Tuck Admissions Associate (2nd-year student) showed up on the call very promptly. She introduced herself and ran through the interview format. She mentioned that it’s okay if I didn’t have an answer to any behavioral question to ask for another question. Questions were: 1. Tell me about yourself.... Read more »
1. Walk me through your resume. 2. ST goal (specific company/position) & Plan B. 3. Why Merage & what other schools? 4. TMAT working with difficult people. 4. TMAT receiving feedback & how you dealt with it.
I obtained an interview from Emory a week after the Round 2 application deadline. I had a virtual interview with and Admissions Advisor. She was extremely kind and the interview was very professional and conversational. It was a blind interview and resume based. Asked my background, walk through my background.... Read more »
1. Why did you choose your undergrad major and school? 2. Walk me through how you ended up at your current role. 3. What’s one of the most difficult things about your job? 4. When did you decide to get an MBA? Why? 5. What are your post-MBA goals? Will... Read more »
Very conversational and easy-going interview, lasted about 1hr. My interviewer laid out the structure for me in the beginning to give me an overview. 1. Tell me about yourself (very open-ended, I talked for about 15ish minutes and combined the why MBA into this question). 2. TMAT you worked with... Read more »
It was a pretty chill interview: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Why an MBA now? 3. What are your short-term goals? 4. Tell me about a time you made a mistake. 5. What is a common misconception about you? 6. What value will you bring to Vanderbilt and... Read more »
I received my interview invite about a week after submitting my application and emailed the admissions office to schedule my interview during the campus visit I’d already scheduled. I arrived on campus at 9:30AM and was able to store my luggage in their coat closet. I attended the class visit,... Read more »
The application deadline was January 5th, and I did my interview on the 12th. All applicants must take the Video Assessment as part of their requirements after submitting the rest of the application by the deadlines. I have not heard about a decision one way or another yet. Here are... Read more »
Welcome to another edition of Interview Report Roundup. This week, we’re taking a closer look at MBA admissions interview reports that HBS, INSEAD and MIT Sloan applicants have recently shared to the Clear Admit Interview Archive. A Round 1 MBA hopeful for Harvard Business School faced an adcom member very... Read more »
The interview went for 30 minutes, with the standard questions Why MBA/Why Yale/Why now questions. The interview felt very scripted as the second-year student clearly had to get through the list of questions she had in front of her. After the 30 mins was done, we spent another 15 mins... Read more »
Interview invite in October. Questions were provided by adcom as they wanted to limit bias. Walk me through your resume. Why MBA now? Why Yale, SOM school? What are your short- & long-term goals? What is your submitted quote? How is it related to the Yale SOM community? Tell us... Read more »
The adcom had reviewed my entire application before our interview. Give me a one-minute introduction to who you are. Why an MBA? Why now? What is your criteria in selecting a business school? What are your post-MBA goals? Give an example when you accomplished something to bring better results to... Read more »
7 questions with 30 seconds to prepare and 3 mins to answer for each question. Used Kira system for recording, allowed to start questions on your own pace. 1. Short-term goal and Plan B 2. TMAT working with competitive people, how did you navigate it? 3. Proudest achievement? 4. TMAT... Read more »
The interview was scripted in advance with specific questions that the second-year student had been told to ask – which meant that it was difficult to have a free-flowing conversation and create a genuine connection. But the tone of the interview was friendly and the questions were relatively standard and... Read more »
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