Posts Tagged ‘MBA interviews’

MBA Interview Tips Post 2: In-Person Interview with MBA Student or Alumnus

By - Oct 29, 13:54 PM   Comments [0]

Many MBA adcoms delegate the interviewing to alumni and students. In this scenario, typically second-year students interview the applicants who come to campus, and alumni interview off-campus – though in some cases, they also will conduct the local interviews. Why adcoms use method: Among other things,...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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MBA Interview Formats: Morphing and Multiplying

By - Oct 15, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome to the brave new world of MBA interviews! What just a few years ago was a straightforward one-on-one, in-person talk now has morphed into a kaleidoscope of forms and mediums. I’m writing a series of blog posts to look at each interview format and give...

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9 Application Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

By - Aug 3, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

In this business, I've seen applicants attempt to pull off just about any trick under the sun to gain a seat at the MBA program of their dreams. Let me share with you nine mistakes---big and small---that will doom your chances with the admissions committee....

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UM Ross to Use Team-Based Interviews in 2014 MBA Admissions

By - Mar 28, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

It's official: University of Michigan Ross School of Business will include some form of team-based interview component in the 2014 MBA admissions cycle. After traveling to China in January to pilot a supplemental group interview session between current students, alumni, and applicants, Ross MBA admissions...

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The “Curse” of Being the Last to Interview

By - Feb 27, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

You may think your MBA interview performance is based entirely on what transpires as you converse with your interviewer, but new research suggests otherwise. In fact, the score you receive may have more to do with who else was interviewed that day than the overall strength...

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6 Ways to Play the MBA Waiting Game

By - Jan 28, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

After months of planning, studying for the admissions exam, writing essays, and wrangling recommenders, you have just hit the submit button for your business school applications and are now wondering what's next as the MBA waiting game begins. Here are six tips to make the most of this period. 1....

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Applicant-Initiated Interviews at Tuck School of Business

By - Dec 31, 10:08 AM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business offers applicants the chance to initiate an interview with admissions? Unlike it's peer schools, which typically maintain an invitation-only policy, Tuck's Open Interview Policy means that any applicant who wants to visit the school and interview...

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MBA Interview Must-Know #2: You

By - Dec 13, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

You. You are the first topic you need to know. After all, the interview will be about you. What do you want to do after your MBA? Why do you want to attend this program? When have you demonstrated the qualities this school appreciates, the...

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Three keys to successful interview preparation

By - Dec 2, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 9,...

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