Posts Tagged ‘MBA interview tips’

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

By - Oct 4, 06:30 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 PhD 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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3 Essentials for Success in Your Business School Interview

By - Apr 2, 10:38 AM   Comments [0]

Photo by Johanna Buguet on Unsplash It is normal to boast about your accomplishments and your intellect in an MBA interview, and we wholeheartedly encourage that. However, a critical element of this kind of boast is how the message is conveyed to the MBA interviewer. Demonstrating understanding...

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

By - Nov 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is part of a series of articles analyzing some of the most popular MBA interview questions and offering tips on how to best respond to them. In this post, we’ll address "Why do you need an MBA?" “Why do you need an MBA?” This...

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Are You Selling Yourself Short?

By - Nov 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

“I founded a small candy company,” said Roberto.* I could see in the faces of my fellow admissions committee members that they were not that impressed with the candidate; none of them had ever heard of “Del Sol Candy,”* and Roberto’s modest description did not make...

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Tell Me About Your Weaknesses [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Nov 11, 06:30 AM   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 "What is your weakness?": Reason for asking the question: To ensure the applicant is humble enough to...

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3 Keys to Successful Interview Preparation

By - Nov 1, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

  “3 Keys to Successful Interview Preparation” is excerpted from MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen. Throughout this book I’ve emphasized the importance of knowing your goals, knowing the schools where you apply, and knowing...

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What Questions Do You Have? [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Oct 28, 06:00 AM   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 "What Questions Do You Have?" Reason for asking the question: To make sure the candidate has all...

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Why Do You Want to Attend This MBA Program? [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Oct 21, 06:30 AM   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 This MBA Program?": Reason for asking the question: To gauge the sincerity with which the candidate...

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Walk Me Through Your Resume [MBA Interview Questions Series]

By - Oct 14, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This blog post is the first in 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 "Walk Me Through Your Resume": Reason for asking the question: This question (or some version of...

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How to Practice for a Video Interview or Essay

By - Mar 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The future of the essay is now at a school near you: Smile, you might be on camera. More and more competitive programs are using ‘video essays’ or ‘timed video assessments’ as a way to get to know their future students. Typically, for a timed...

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