Posts Tagged ‘MBA interview tips’

6 Things to Consider During an MBA Interview

By - Feb 23, 19:35 PM   Comments [0]

The interview is one of the most critical parts of the MBA application process. It is the final step in your journey to your target school that can make or mar your chances of success. So it’s crucial to be well prepared for it. However,...

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9 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 06:00 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 into the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. What’s the difference between individual interviews and team-based interviews? I like to...

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9 Tips for Writing a Memorable MBA Interview Thank You Letter

By - Feb 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve finally finished your b-school interview and are looking forward to heading home, crossing this experience off your MBA application to-do list, and waiting to receive your acceptance letter. However, before you file the day away, it’s appropriate to send thank you notes to all of the...

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Preparing for Your MBA Interview Questions

By - Oct 24, 18:30 PM   Comments [0]

You’ve scored your MBA interview invitation. Now what? Practice, practice, practice! You do not want to wing this; the more prep you do before the big day, the more confident you’ll be and the more smooth and seamless your answers will be. You’ll be asked lots...

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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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