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Washington U. / Olin Business School Recommendation Questions

Washington U Olin interview questions

The Washington Univerity Olin Business School MBA application requires a single professional recommendation from someone who can speak on the applicant’s personal qualities, professional success, career aspirations, and ability to perform in a graduate business degree program. A second recommendation is optional. Olin Business School accepts the Common Letter of Recommendation from GMAC. The Washington University MBA recommendation questions for the current admissions season are below.


2022-2023 Washington University/Olin MBA Recommendation Questions

Section 1

The first part of the recommendation is a series of short answer questions:

washington university mba recommendation

Section 2
The recommender is asked to evaluate the applicant on 13 qualities or attributes on a scale of 1-7, with 1 being poor and 7 being exceptional:
  • Analytic & Problem-solving Skills
  • Communication Skills: Written
  • Dependability
  • Intellectually Curious
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Data-Driven
  • Work Ethic

Do you have any other additional comments you would like to bring to the attention of the admissions committee regarding this applicant??


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