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Calling all University of Hong Kong (HKU MBA) Applicants: 2019 Intake!

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Welcome to all HKU 2019 Intake applicants. Use this platform to meet fellow applicants, exchange ideas/information, discuss application strategies, share interview/school visit experiences, and boost each other's morale to face the tough admission process.

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Can anyone share the HKU MBA essay questions



Please provide below a statement explaining why you are interested in doing this programme, why you are suitable for it and the value of the MBA programme to your future career.
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Can anyone share the HKU MBA essay questions


Please provide below a statement explaining why you are interested in doing this programme, why you are suitable for it and the value of the MBA programme to your future career.


Thank you! Essay analysis and tips for HKU essays posted anywhere?
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GMATbuster92 wrote:
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Can anyone share the HKU MBA essay questions


Please provide below a statement explaining why you are interested in doing this programme, why you are suitable for it and the value of the MBA programme to your future career.


Thank you! Essay analysis and tips for HKU essays posted anywhere?


I haven't been able to find any essay analysis or tips specific to HKU MBA. They have a Skype chat on Thursdays which one can register for and speak to admissions team.

Infact I am trying to find out whether 2 professional or one academic and one professional MBA would be better, in case you have any idea?
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I haven't been able to find any essay analysis or tips specific to HKU MBA. They have a Skype chat on Thursdays which one can register for and speak to admissions team.

Infact I am trying to find out whether 2 professional or one academic and one professional MBA would be better, in case you have any idea?


Nope dude! :) They (HKU adcom) used to visit our chat rooms and interact with applicants earlier. It all has stopped since last couple of years and since then attending their Skype chats is the only way to get answers to questions like this.
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Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?
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Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?


Can you please share your interview debrief

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Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?


Can you please share your interview debrief

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The interview was literally just standard introduce yourself, why now, why MBA, why HKU type questions. Since I have quite a bit of work experience, a lot of their questions centered around why I'm pursuing an MBA now rather than years earlier. This part lasted around 18 minutes. The last 12 minutes were me asking them questions. The whole interview lasted pretty much exactly 30 minutes for me.
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Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?


Can you please share your interview debrief

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The interview was literally just standard introduce yourself, why now, why MBA, why HKU type questions. Since I have quite a bit of work experience, a lot of their questions centered around why I'm pursuing an MBA now rather than years earlier. This part lasted around 18 minutes. The last 12 minutes were me asking them questions. The whole interview lasted pretty much exactly 30 minutes for me.


Can we ask that employment related questions also ? When they ask if we have any questions for them ?
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seetohey wrote:
Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?


Can you please share your interview debrief

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The interview was literally just standard introduce yourself, why now, why MBA, why HKU type questions. Since I have quite a bit of work experience, a lot of their questions centered around why I'm pursuing an MBA now rather than years earlier. This part lasted around 18 minutes. The last 12 minutes were me asking them questions. The whole interview lasted pretty much exactly 30 minutes for me.


Did they ask you industry specific questions also ?
Also, can we ask them employment related questions when they ask us if we have questions for them ? What did you ask them ?
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Did they ask you industry specific questions also ?
Also, can we ask them employment related questions when they ask us if we have questions for them ? What did you ask them ?


They didn't ask me any industry specific questions. I asked about internships during the program and challenges of finding employment post-MBA.
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Did they ask you industry specific questions also ?
Also, can we ask them employment related questions when they ask us if we have questions for them ? What did you ask them ?


They didn't ask me any industry specific questions. I asked about internships during the program and challenges of finding employment post-MBA.


I have clearly written that I want to come back to India after my MBA. Should I stick to this story or say it's my preference however I am also flexible at the same time?

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Did they ask you industry specific questions also ?
Also, can we ask them employment related questions when they ask us if we have questions for them ? What did you ask them ?


They didn't ask me any industry specific questions. I asked about internships during the program and challenges of finding employment post-MBA.


I have clearly written that I want to come back to India after my MBA. Should I stick to this story or say it's my preference however I am also flexible at the same time?

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You could stick to that story and say that's still your plan as of right now. Maybe mention that you're also keeping an open mind as going through an MBA program may lead to a change of plans since it may expose you to opportunities outside of your original area.
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Admits have started rolling out. Anyone else get admitted?


Can you please share your interview debrief

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