Posts Tagged ‘MBA interview tips’

Why Do You Need an MBA?

By - Apr 2, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: The interviewer wants to make sure your reasons for getting an MBA match up with what the MBA degree will provide you. How to prepare: This is hopefully one of the easiest questions for you to answer. Coming from almost any function, the likely answer...

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Will the Final 4 be Your Top Choice Schools?

By - Mar 31, 23:37 PM   Comments [0]

One story-line that pops up frequently this time of year is the idea that a school that does well in the NCAA tournament will see an increase in application numbers, or in the number of students enrolling. This is popularly known as the Flutie Effect,...

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How to Ace Your Team Based Interview [4 Tips for the Big Day]

By - Feb 22, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Today we’re going to move forward and offer 4 tips for acing the interview itself: 1. Don’t be confrontational. This is not a debate in which you’re trying to score points. It’s not Crossfire....

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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MBA Interview Questions: What Questions Do You Have?

By - Dec 15, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To make sure the candidate has all pertinent information necessary about the school, as well as to confirm that he or she has thoroughly researched the program and consequently has thoughtful questions. How to prepare: This will most likely be your...

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MBA Interview Questions: Why This MBA Program?

By - Dec 8, 10:35 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To gauge the sincerity with which the candidate is approaching the school. How to prepare: You need to make sure you show that your reasons for applying to the program go well beyond the obvious reputation, location, or network. Your...

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10 Commandments of MBA Interviews Webinar Recording Available

By - Dec 3, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

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

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MBA Interview Nice-To-Know #5: Your Interviewer

By - Nov 26, 14:26 PM   Comments [0]

“MBA Interview Nice-To-Know #5: Your Interviewer” is excerpted from the Accepted.com special report, How to Ace Your MBA Interviews. To download the entire free special report, click here. In the words of a Columbia applicant who was asked "was there something you wish you had...

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MBA Interview Questions: Walk Me Through Your Resume

By - Nov 24, 11:23 AM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: 1. This question (or some version of it) is very often the first question asked in an MBA interview, since it should be a fairly easy question to answer and provides a foundation for the rest of the interview. Can the...

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Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 16, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

Wharton and Ross initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants together in person to work through a problem together as an organizational team does. This team activity is followed by a short one-to-one...

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