Interviews

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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Business, Law and Beyond: An Interview with John Engelman

By - Nov 7, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Want to start a business? Partner in a law firm? Go into private equity? Run a media and entertainment company? How about all of the above? Learn from someone who has done it all. And doesn’t normally give interviews. Listen to the full recording of our interview...

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Take Command of Your MBA Interview

By - Nov 7, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Acing an MBA interview is no easy feat! You need to simultaneously: • exude confidence without boasting; • find the balance between being too terse and talking your interviewer’s ear off; • stay positive even when a curveball is thrown at you; and • be honest and quick thinking...

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Get Ready for MBA Application Videos

By - Oct 31, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

In an era where MBA applicants often come across as overly packaged and polished, the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management decided to shake things up last year by introducing a video component to the application in an effort to see the unscripted side...

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Gaining Poise and Confidence for Group Interview

By - Oct 29, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Acing a team based discussion/interview isn’t easy, but with the right prep, you’ll be able to clearly show the adcom that you are an intelligent candidate who knows how to contribute to group discussions with confidence and poise. Use the free resources listed below to...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 2: In-Person Interview with MBA Student or Alumnus

By - Oct 29, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

Many MBA adcoms delegate the interviewing to alumni and students. In this scenario, typically second-year students interview the applicants who come to campus, and alumni interview off-campus – though in some cases, they also will conduct the local interviews. Why adcoms use method: Among other things,...

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HBS Students Offer Interview Tips

By - Oct 29, 10:16 AM   Comments [0]

When Harvard Business School recently sent out Round 1 interview invitations, the Harbus's general manager La Keisha Landrum posted an article that same afternoon letting those lucky recipients in on some of the secrets of a successful admissions interview. Here are the key takeaways from...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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Interview with Nonprofit, Older B-School Applicant “MBA My Way”

By - Oct 27, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to our next blogger, MBA My Way, an anonymous non-traditional MBA applicant who has been working in the non-profit world for the last eight years. Thank you MBA My Way for sharing your story with us – we wish you...

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Global Business Leadership at Wharton’s Lauder Institute

By - Oct 24, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

International business is booming, and there is no better place to prepare for a future in global business leadership than at the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview for answers and insights into the Lauder Institute. 00:01:20...

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