Posts Tagged ‘MBA interview tips’

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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MBA Interview Formats: Video Essays

By - Feb 26, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all!  Kellogg and Rotman among many others have included required video essays in their applications. Why adcoms use this method: • It allows the adcom to see the...

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MBA Interview Formats: Phone and Skype MBA Interviews

By - Feb 19, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all! Skype is often used for MBA interviews when an in-person interview isn’t feasible. A Skype interview is a conversation via Skype with video on. Occasionally, when...

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What to Expect at Your In-Person MBA Interview with an Adcom Member

By - Jan 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all! Some MBA adcoms choose to interview candidates individually, themselves, and do not delegate this task to alumni or students. Why adcoms use this method It’s a resource-intensive process, but adcoms...

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The Toronto Rotman MBA Program: Where Application Volume is Soaring [Episode 243]

By - Jan 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today for the first time we welcome Jamie Young, Director of Recruitment & Admissions for the Full-Time MBA Program at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Jamie graduated from McMaster University in 2008 and has worked in Canadian higher ed since...

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The Morphing and Multiplying MBA Interview

By - Jan 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post is part of a series exploring the different forms MBA interviews take and how you can ace them all! Welcome to the ever-evolving world of MBA interviews! What just five-six years ago was a straightforward one-on-one, in-person talk now has morphed into a kaleidoscope of forms and...

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16 Grad School Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make [Episode 237]

By - Dec 16, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The application cycle is in full swing in early December, when I’m recording this podcast. In reflecting on the many applications that my colleagues and I review here at Accepted and the problems we help our clients deal with, I thought it might be a...

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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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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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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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