Posts Tagged ‘interview tips’

4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - Nov 7, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is part of our series Navigate the MBA Maze. 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...

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

By - Feb 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

We recently shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Now we’re going to move forward and offer four 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 a verbal...

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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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Ask Away at Your Admissions Interview!

By - Oct 2, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

An interview works in two directions: The interviewer asks you questions to see if you’d be a good fit for the school in question, and you ask the interviewer questions to help you determine if this program is right for you. In order to come up...

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3 Day-Of Tips for Acing Your MBA Interview

By - Sep 24, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It’s your job to demonstrate to the adcom that you stand out from the applicant pool and are exactly the person they want in their next MBA class. In this series, you’ll learn how to dig deep to unearth your unique character traits, experiences, skills,...

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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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EMBA Interview Tips You Need to Get Accepted

By - Jun 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re like many of my EMBA clients, it’s been quite a while since you’ve interviewed – at least as the interviewee. And if you have recently sat in the hot seat, it’s been for a job interview, not a school interview. Most EMBA applicants...

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4 Tips For Team Interviews

By - May 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

"4 Tips For Team Interviews" is the latest post in our series Navigate the MBA Maze. 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....

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3 Tips for a Successful MBA Interview

By - Apr 16, 10:22 AM   Comments [0]

"3 Tips for a Successful MBA 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...

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