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Interview atmosphere was formal with 2Y student interviewing in a formal suit at a dining table. You could tell that she put thought into how to present professionally, which is greatly appreciated. The interview was resume based. Questions: 1. Tell me about yourself. 2a and b. Why an MBA? Why... Read more »
Alum interview, only had access to resume. Thought interview went well: interviewer probed a bit following up on questions such as “Why Booth, explain your career goals.” Definitely wanted to emphasize Booth’s choice friendly atmosphere and how students bond together. Was accepted R1
The interviewer was very friendly and started off the interview by giving an overview of what to expect in the next 30 minutes. She informed me that she had reviewed my application in detail, and there would likely not be any time for questions at the end. The atmosphere was... Read more »
The interview started off with a couple of questions about my leadership experiences at work and college. I was then asked to elaborate on my work experience and that went on for a while with the alumni showing keen interest. This followed up with a couple of behavioral questions. Since... Read more »
The interviewer was very very friendly. The interviewer was a second-year student and had a list of questions / topics to cover for the interview. It gradually progressed from my introduction to my time at college, examples of my leadership skills, work experience and a lot of behavioral questions. The... Read more »
I conducted my interview with an alum via Zoom. Both of us were located in Japan, so coordinating a time was easy. My interviewer told me in advance that I should dress casually, so I wore a button-up, no blazer. He did the same. The questions were a mixture of... Read more »
Relatively casual, friendly, informational environment. Interviewed with a second-year student who had similar interests/career experiences to mine — I’m not sure if that was on purpose or coincidence. He asked very “typical” questions: Tell me about yourself Teamwork example Leadership example Influencing another individual example Career path Why Kellogg Any... Read more »
1) What are your short-term and long-term goals? 2) How will Tuck help you reach your goals? 3) How will you contribute to Tuck? 4) Tell me about an example when you went outside your comfort zone. 5) Tell me about an activity/cause that you are passionate about. 6) Is... Read more »
– Tell me about yourself. – What are your short-term and long-term goals? I’m interested in corporate social impact, so I had a follow-up question on how the pandemic has impacted corporations’ social responsibility. – Why Kellogg? – Questions about Kellogg? The entire interview was 30 minutes and the alumnus... Read more »
Was expecting an interview with an AdCom member, as I only received a formal Kellogg portal interview invite. Was very pleasantly surprised to match with a first-year student who had a very similar pre-MBA background and career goals. Student seemed a bit green to interviewing. I would get asked a... Read more »
I interviewed with an alum who also works in consulting as I do. He only had my resume. It lasted a little over an hour. The interview was fairly ‘standard’ interview questions, e.g., what challenges did you face at work? Tell me about a rewarding experience? What was a piece... Read more »
Very team focused: behavioral questions on working with teammates, what qualities constitute good leaders, how will I embody Team Fuqua. Very formal, mainly a Q&A format. Takeaway: Fuqua really does care about team environment, would recommend applicants brush up on stories that showcase those skills (collaboration, humility, communicative leadership, etc.).
Really casual interview, shared same pre-MBA background. 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why MBA? 3. Why now? 4. Why Kellogg? 5. Tell me about a time when you had conflict in a team. What did you do? 6. What’s your greatest professional achievement? 7. Tell me about a time... Read more »
I signed up during Fuqua’s open interview period and received an email connecting me with an alumni to set up a virtual interview. We scheduled a 1 hour Google Hangouts call. The alumni had a similar background to myself, so I’m assuming the admissions committee paired us up on purpose.... Read more »
I was interviewed by an international alum (I am an American located in the US) via Skype on October 7, 2020. The interviewer had nothing but my resume that I sent her. She was very nice and seemed to be genuinely interested in my story, goals, etc. Questions asked: –... Read more »
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