Posts Tagged ‘interview advice’

5 Steps to Follow After You Receive Your MBA Interview Invite

By - Oct 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Congratulations! You have made it through one colossal hurdle. Follow these 5 steps to best prepare for the next stage of the MBA admissions process: 1. Relax! Take a deep breath. Anxiety will not help you in the interview or for your next step in the process:...

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6 Tips for Talking About Your Weaknesses

By - Oct 9, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

How do you react when you read/hear the weakness question? With this question, schools are assessing how well you self evaluate. Like a business problem, they want to hear your plan of action, your implementation, and your success rate. Here are some tips to help you...

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Prepare for Interviews with Positive Imagery

By - Sep 18, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Imagine yourself standing on a tennis court: Picture yourself tossing the ball into the air and then smashed an ace serve right past your opponent. Then, walk into your interview and nail that too. Why should you think about tennis when you could be spending...

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The Columbia MBA Interview – A Fresh Lens

By - Sep 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

“Do I want this person in my network for the rest of my life?” In a recent Q&A session, Emily French Thomas, Columbia MBA Admissions Director, provided insight into the current Columbia MBA application interview process. A key takeaway: social and emotional IQ are key. Columbia interviews...

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The Art of Interviewing—Are You a “Can” or a “Cannot”?

By - Aug 20, 08:33 AM   Comments [0]

“I am doomed…. This is a disaster….I really never expected this… What am I going to do?” This from Daniel, a prospective PH.D student. I couldn’t imagine what had happened to cause such a negative response, especially as Daniel is a very strong candidate with...

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Common interview questions asked after the Wharton Team Based Discussion

By - Mar 10, 22:14 PM   Comments [0]

In this video, Paul Lanzillotti of the Amerasia Consulting Group discusses his thoughts on the most common interview questions applicants asked immediately following the Wharton Team-based Discussion (during the one-on-one portion of the interview.) Did your behavior reflect how you normally are? Did the discussion reflect...

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How to Answer the “What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To?” Question

By - Mar 10, 04:05 AM   Comments [0]

Pay particular attention to the question that some b-schools ask during the interview and/or on your application: What Other MBA Programs Are You Applying To? Why would they ask this question? The reason is this: B-schools are keen to know who they are competing against.  They want to...

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6 Steps to Better Self Knowledge & a Successful MBA Interview

By - Mar 1, 08:28 AM   Comments [0]

  Congratulations! You’ve been invited to interview at your top choice MBA program. You want to be sure to ace the interview the same way that you aced your application and essay. You need to prepare for your interview. No matter how solid your past interview...

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Why Do You Need an MBA? [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Feb 27, 14:39 PM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "Why do you need an MBA?": Reason for asking the question: The interviewer wants to...

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Do I Really Need a Mock Admissions Interview? [Short Video]

By - Feb 23, 14:10 PM   Comments [0]

Just how important is a mock interview if you have a graduate school admissions interview coming up? Listen to Linda Abraham's 2-minute answer to this often-asked question. Related Resources: • MBA Mock Interview Package • Medical School Mock Interview Package • Law School Mock Interview Package • Grad School Mock Interview...

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