Interviews

MBA Interview Tips

By - Dec 17, 11:18 AM   Comments [0]

As the application season progresses and round 1 deadlines are behind us, many MBA candidates are receiving interview invitations. Below are some Aringo tips for doing well on the MBA interviews. Following the initial screening of applicants, most leading business schools invite candidates to the "second...

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10 Commandments Webinar Recording Available

By - Dec 4, 14:32 PM   Comments [0]

The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews webinar recently aired live – were you lucky enough to catch it? If you missed it, then you certainly missed a good one; but no worries – the webinar is available on our site for instant viewing or download...

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Michigan Ross Applicants Keen on Team Exercise

By - Dec 3, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Although the vast majority of applicants surely goes into the new team exercise activity a bundle of nerves, the feedback given so far to Michigan Ross School of Business MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon has been overwhelmingly positive. Participation in the exercise is voluntary this year,...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 5: Video Essays

By - Dec 1, 14:49 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fifth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, tip 3, and tip 4.] Wait, why is a video essay featured in a series on MBA interviews? Because it works like an interview in its visual...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Admissions Interview Tips

By - Nov 26, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

A recent post on the Texas MBA Insider blog has five important tips for conquering the MBA admissions interview. Julia Campbell, associate director of admissions at UT McCombs School of Business, understands why some applicants may feel nervous about this step of the admissions process,...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 4: Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 24, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fourth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, and tip 3.] Wharton and Ross have initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants...

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The MBA Admissions Directors’ Recipe for Rejection

By - Nov 17, 14:47 PM   Comments [0]

We asked 13 admissions directors, “What behavior or information would cause you to reject an MBA applicant who otherwise is a strong candidate?” While the recipe for instant rejection may vary slightly from school to school, the common ingredients are ethical lapses and poor behavior. These...

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Mock Wharton TBD Reprise

By - Nov 17, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

We are half way through November and there are a lot of lucky applicants who still face the Wharton Team-Based Discussion. Accepted hosted a mock TBD earlier this week. Frankly, that particular group did not do well during the mock. They received some fairly harsh feedback...

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Thou Shalt Not Forget Tomorrow’s Webinar!

By - Nov 10, 13:59 PM   Comments [0]

Spaces for tomorrow’s webinar, The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews, are filling up! The webinar will take place TOMORROW (Monday, Nov. 11th) at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET. Learn how to ace your MBA interview – sign up for The 10 Commandments of MBA Interviews...

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MBA Interview Tip 3: Phone and Skype MBA Interviews

By - Nov 7, 15:34 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is part of a series; if interested please view the introduction. Links to the first two advice tips are below.] Phone and Skype are often used for MBA interviews when an in-person interview isn’t feasible. A phone interview is simply a conversation by phone;...

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