Posts Tagged ‘MBA Interview’

MBA Admissions: Preparing For The Interview

By - Jul 1, 01:40 AM   Comments [0]

"MBA Admissions: Preparing For The Interview" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. Here are three key tips on how to present yourself during those crucial face-to-face minutes. 1.  Structure Your Answers. Structure helps your interviewer see where you’re going with your 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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Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 18, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson,...

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How To Prepare for the Wharton MBA Admissions Interview

By - Feb 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Are you ready for your MBA admissions interview at Wharton? The Wharton team-based discussion interview is a bit of a departure from the typical MBA admissions interview, and many applicants become very concerned when they read up on the format. It doesn’t have to be scary, though. Instead, try...

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How To Write the HBS Post-Interview Reflection

By - Jan 30, 20:30 PM   Comments [0]

This year, Harvard Business School is requiring MBA applicants to complete a Post-Interview Reflection within 24 hours of their MBA admissions interview. The school has given very little guidance on formatting or content, saying only that the HBS post-interview reflection is intended to be informal, more like an email than...

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An MBA Applicant’s Guide To Behavioral Interviews – Expartus

By - Jan 29, 17:23 PM   Comments [0]

More and more, MBA admissions boards are faced with a large pool of impeccably qualified candidates- great test scores, great work experience, great transcripts. They need to differentiate, and they are using behavioral interviews to do so. So, what is a behavioral interview? Behavioral interviews focus on...

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MBA Interviews: Tell Me About Your Weaknesses

By - Jan 7, 15:23 PM   Comments [0]

Reason for asking the question: To ensure the applicant is humble enough to recognize that nobody is perfect, and to see how introspective he or she can be in an assessment of oneself. How to prepare: This question requires some real reflection. Nobody is perfect, yes, but one...

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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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