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MIT Sloan MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Zoom

1. Tell me about yourself beyond your resume. 2. Tell me about a time you had an impact. 3. Tell me about a time you had to work with someone challenging and how did you handle it? 4. Tell me about a time you mentored someone. 5. How do you... Read more »

Real Humans of Bain & Co.: Anuj Padia, UNC Kenan-Flagler ’20, Consultant

In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, we meet Anuj Padia, a consultant at Bain & Company. As an entrepreneur working in food sustainability, it was important to Padia to find a school that shared his ideologies and principles. UNC Kenan-Flagler not only expounded similar beliefs, but the MBA program’s... Read more »

Wharton MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Second-Year Students / Zoom

Invited to interview 17FEB (scheduled via portal; confirmation along with details and prompt sent same-day) Completed the Virtual Team-Based Discussion (VTBD) on 28FEB with two Second-Year facilitators and 5 other (6 total) applicants. Joined 12 minutes prior to start-time (tested A/V); was allowed into the meeting at exactly 10-minutes prior.... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 Deferred / Alumnus / MS Teams

The interviewer was a GSB alum, Dragos Bucurenci. He only saw my resume beforehand. The atmosphere was extremely casual, felt more like a coffee chat with a friend than an admissions interview. Almost all questions he asked were behavior questions. The only exception was “Why Stanford.” He did not even... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumnus / Zoom

Interviewed with an alum and it was very friendly and conversational. Questions were behavioral in nature: Tell me about yourself. Describe a time when you were forward thinking. Describe a time when you lead a difficult team. Went really in depth with follow-up questions to try and get to know... Read more »

Real Humans of McKinsey: Hal Melia, Duke Fuqua ’19, Consultant

Finance, leadership, and a global perspective: these are the principles to master in pursuit of a consulting career. Hal Melia entered Duke Fuqua with the goal of becoming a consultant, and by leveraging his background in finance and taking advantage of the opportunities Fuqua offered, Melia emerged better positioned to... Read more »

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Virtual

I had a virtual interview with an alum that graduated over 10 years ago. LBS spent a lot of time matching me with my interviewer and they did a really good job since our backgrounds were extremely similar. A lot of the interview was focused on my professional work/industry background... Read more »

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 1 / Alumnus / Virtual

I interviewed in late Oct 2022 with an alum that had a very similar background to mine. A lot of questions focused on my current work and industry since we had that in common. Besides that there were typical and expected behavioral questions: -Why an MBA? -Why LBS? -Why London?... Read more »

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Adcom / Virtual

Usual questions, walk me through your resume, why MBA, why UNC, short- and long-term goals. Tell me about a constructive feedback you received, a challenge at work and a time I saw someone being marginalized. The interview was only 20 minutes due to tech challenges. Switched to a call and... Read more »

MBA Wire Taps 280—Difficult personal story. 770 GMAT, off to MBB. Product manager at fintech unicorn.

Welcome back to another jam-packed episode of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast!  This week’s show kicks off with some discussion the activity on MBA LiveWire, where a few interview invites continue to trickle out, but that part of the season is slowing to make way for news of admissions... Read more »

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions, March 6-10, 2023

Welcome back to the series, The Week Ahead, in which we provide a brief rundown of what is happening in MBA admissions this week! Round 2 final decisions are coming. Round 2 decisions are starting to roll out, this upcoming week. Monday, March 6, Cambridge / Judge has its Round... Read more »

Stanford GSB MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alumna / Zoom

Interviewer was friendly. Paired with alumna living in the same city as I am and with a similar background as I have. Told me about her background at the beginning. She told me about the interview structure and that she will interrupt for follow-up questions. • Tell me about an... Read more »

Interview Report Round-Up: CBS, LBS and UNC Kenan-Flagler

Amid Round 2 interview season, we’re taking a closer look at some recent interview reports from current applicants to Columbia Business School, London Business School and UNC Kenan-Flagler as shared in our Interview Archive. Questions listed by a Round 2 applicant shed light on the focus of the CBS interview: Here, we... Read more »

Real Humans of Entrepreneurship: Harriet Scriven, LBS MBA ’22, Founder of Re-Style

An MBA prepares you for myriad careers, even those of your own make and design. Harriet Scriven graduated from the London Business School to establish her start-up Fashtech company, Re-Style. In this edition of Real Humans: Alumni, discover how her unique experience at LBS guided her journey from student to... Read more »

LBS MBA Interview Questions & Report: Round 2 / Alum / Google Meet

The interview was very casual and conversational. I got matched with an alum from a different country, but I think we were matched because of our goal of creating a social impact company. The questions were very standard questions: 1. Tell me a bit about yourself. 2. What is your... Read more »

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