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It was one of the most difficult interviews I had. The second-year student had 3-4 follow up questions for each of my stories, which really made me think in-depth. It didn’t go well for me. 1. Walk me through your story. – why you made the decisions on some instances.... Read more »
The interview was really straightforward: “I want you to tell my why MBA and Why Wharton.” The student listened to me, not saying a word and asked in the remaining 1’30” if I had any questions. Not much of an interaction.
The interviewer was a second-year student who did not belong to my target industry. She seemed welcoming and friendly, and made the interview conversational. It lasted about 45 mins in total. It started with her congratulating me on getting to this step and introducing themselves. Questions asked: Walk me through... Read more »
Pretty informal interview, was 30 minutes long including my questions, was asked the following: -Tell me about yourself. -Why MBA? Why now? -Why Booth? And what specific things are offered for your concentration? -Short-term and Long-term goals? How will you reach them? -How do you plan to recruit for your... Read more »
The overall interview was quite conversational. The interviewer ensured on keeping it quite casual throughout. The questions asked were very similar to standard ones; however, in terms of categories, the first was related to your background and purpose, the second was pertaining to behavioral questions and examples, and the third... Read more »
I was interviewed by an Adcom member at HBS. The Adcom member was very warm and welcoming and started off by warning me about some internet connectivity issues they were having. The interview went mostly smoothly with a few spikes in the internet so we had to turn off the... Read more »
Walk me through your resume with lots of specific follow-up questions on my responsibilities. Why do you want the MBA and why Booth? What is your backup plan if your first-choice industry isn’t hiring? Why don’t you want to go back to your pre-MBA industry?
The interview was with an alumnus, but he was from a different industry than I am. It was an hour long conversation. And honestly one of the most conversational interviews. It started off with him introducing himself, his career trajectory before and after Booth. Then he asked me: 1. About... Read more »
The interview was conversational, with a member of the admissions committee who had read my entire application and was eager to know about the motivations behind my life’s transitions (primarily professional) and about my industry of work. It was a 30min interview, which maybe went ~1-2min over the mark. The... Read more »
The interviewer (second-year student) put me at ease, congratulating me for making it to this stage and said that this is just to have a conversation to get to know me better. She only had access to my resume. Questions asked: 1. Walk me through your resume 2. Why MBA... Read more »
The interview was extremely friendly and conversational. The second-year student was engaged throughout the 60 minutes and was genuinely adding on top of my stories with her own experience at and beyond Booth. It was 50 minutes of questions by the interviewer and the last 10 minutes were spent in... Read more »
Interviewer was very friendly and asked a bunch of questions around my work experiences, how I handled conflicts/issues in the workplace, international experience and the standard Why LBS/Why MBA/Why now. There is a presentation portion, which I also found to be straightforward. I was given a topic that was relevant... Read more »
I interviewed with an Adcom and had an observer present. The tone of the interview was conversational, mostly resume-based to begin with and a couple of deeper follow-ups on resume as per HBS’s typical interview style. Nothing was very surprising, although there were two questions that made me think a... Read more »
It seems like they run a pretty personal interview-matching process, where I got matched to an alumna who was female, was in the same pre-MBA industry (banking), and currently works in my target post-MBA industry (media). Interviewer only had my CV. Overall very relaxed, was more of a conversation rather... Read more »
The interviewer had no time to spare, and she jumped right into asking me about a failure that I wrote about in my essay. Her questions made it clear that she was well-informed on my entire application, but she had my resume pulled up for reference and asked me specific... Read more »
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GPA: 3.77.New York.
GPA: 3.77.NEW YORK.
GPA: 4.0.GMAT: 770.India.