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Well, I’m deployed to Afghanistan with the Marine Corps so I received an interview waiver. I was told to arrange a phone interview for the 20th on the 19th of January, but I didn’t see the e-mail until the 22nd because I don’t have ready access to my e-mails out... Read more »
I just had my off-campus interview with a recent alumnus. It took place at a local coffee shop and took a little more than an hour in all. It seems he was supposed to take roughly 30 for the interview and 15 minutes for answering my questions about the program... Read more »
The interview was with someone who currently works at Haas and was on the east coast for a few days. He was friendly though in truth we didn’t have a lot in common. There weren’t any questions out of left-field. Here’s what I remember: Walk me briefly through your resume... Read more »
I had to email six of the nine alumni names provided by Columbia before one responded. However, after getting in touch I was able to schedule the interview just two days later. The interview was at the alum’s office and was very casual – really just a conversation about Columbia... Read more »
Interview in a Caffe Nero, nice interviewer, put me comfortable from the beginning. He said that the interview would last about 1 hour, it actually lasted 1h20. He started to explain to me his background before/after Kellogg and then handed over to me to present myself. Questions he asked: Go... Read more »
I had a R1 admissions interview in November at an alumn’s office. These are some of the questions and issues we addressed in the interview: Take me through your resume. Then addressing how I made decisions to pursue different job opportunities, the biggest professional challenge I’ve faced and how I... Read more »
Dates – Submitted 11/13/2010, Interview Invite 12/20/2010, Interview Date 1/6/2011, Report Completed 1/7/2011, Accepted 1/11/2011 I emailed out to all 9 of my alum choices and went with the one who responded first. He told me to schedule the meeting with his secretary for after the holidays as I was... Read more »
Harvard MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off-campus (phone interview) / Adcom / Admitted
I had my interview on the phone. The lady was really nice. Right at the start of the interview, she told me that there will be no time for me to ask questions and that she would take exactly 30 minutes. She did. I didn’t get many of the standard... Read more »
Dates – Submitted 10/06/2010, Under Review 10/22/2010, Interview Invite 12/06/2010, Interview Date 12/15/2010, Report Completed 12/15/2010, Accepted 12/23/2010 I scheduled the interview with an alum in my city. It was held in his office and the setting was informal. He put me at ease right away and the questions came... Read more »