Posts Tagged ‘Business School Interview’

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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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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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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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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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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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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MBA Interview Tip 1: In-Person Interview with Adcom Member

By - Oct 21, 11:59 AM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the second in a series; if you are interested in starting with the first post, please see the overview of different MBA interview types.] Some MBA adcoms choose to interview candidates individually, themselves, and do not delegate this task to alumni or...

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MBA Interview Formats: Morphing and Multiplying

By - Oct 15, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the brave new world of MBA interviews! What just a few years ago was a straightforward one-on-one, in-person talk now has morphed into a kaleidoscope of forms and mediums. I’m writing a series of blog posts to look at each interview format and give...

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