Interviews

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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An HBS Reapplicant’s Success Story

By - Feb 15, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Prerit Jain, a future MBA student at Harvard Business School. Accepted: We'd like to get...

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Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB

By - Feb 11, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

The Valentine’s Day episode of Admissions Straight Talk -- the perfect opportunity to invite… an economist to be our guest on the show. Listen to the full recording of our enlightening conversation with Dr. Paul Oyer, Professor of Economics, at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Dr....

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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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UCLA Anderson Student Interview: Enjoying the MBA Whirlwind

By - Feb 2, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

This interview is the latest in an Accepted.com blog series featuring interviews with current MBA students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top MBA programs. And now for a chat with Tom Winterton, a first year student at UCLA Anderson. Accepted: We'd like to get to...

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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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6 Types of MBA Interview Questions You Must Be Prepared For

By - Jan 30, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

We’re coming up on MBA interview season, and it’s time to start getting down to the details. What are the most common MBA interview questions? What do you need to get across in your answers? MBA interview questions can be broadly divided into six general categories: professional,...

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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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Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: Carlypso Drives Down the Startup Street

By - Jan 29, 09:36 AM   Comments [1]

Thinking of launching a disruptive start-up? Dying to attend a leading entrepreneurial MBA program? Well meet Nick Hinrichsen and Chris Colemen, founders of the start-up Carlypso, which Tech Crunch calls a “brilliant concept.” Oh, and they earned their MBAs in 2013 from Stanford GSB. Listen to...

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