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Debrief posted on  Mar 13 2021 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Mar 13 2021 Final Decision: Admitted

"Just gave my interview today. The interview was for about 60 mins. I was interviewed by Imran Kanga via zoom. We started with a very casual conversation and then went over my resume. I was asked the following : 1. Walk me through the highlights of your resume. 2. Why did you choose Rotman? 3. What are the other programs you've applied to? 4. What is your biggest achievement and what was its impact? 5. Out of all the extracurricular activities you've engaged in, which was the most meaningful/ which impacted you the most? 6. How will a foreign environment help you succeed? 7. Tell me about a time wherein a new employee was introduced to your team in the middle of the project. How did you help him integrate with the team? 8. Imagine yourself having coffee with the Dean of Rotman. What are the 3 questions you would ask him? 9. What are your post-MBA goals? 10. What is your biggest failure? 11. Do you have any questions for me? All in all, it was a good interview. I was also asked a few follow-up questions based on the answers I gave to the previous questions. He said that the decision would be made within 4 weeks. Having your narratives in place is beneficial. It helps you organize your flow of thoughts and ideas. Make sure you prepare a couple of questions for the admission committee. All the best!"

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Debrief posted on  Feb 04 2021 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Feb 03 2021 Final Decision: Interviewed

"My interview lasted a little bit over 30 minutes and was very conversational. After every answer, she would affirm or clarify any of my statements (e.g. yes, you will definitely get that from Rotman, etc.) 1. Walk me through your CV 2. Why Rotman? 3. What are your post-MBA goals? 4. What was your biggest accomplishment in your organization? 5. Tell me about a time that you failed. 6. If you were granted a spot in our MBA program, what would you do in 1 week, 1 month, and 1 year? 6. What other MBA programs are you looking into? 7. If you had 3 wishes for Rotman, what would they be? 8. Do you have any questions for me? I only got to ask one question at the end since a lot of them were already addressed during the follow-up discussions. Thanks, everyone for sharing your debriefs as well. Truly helpful!"

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Debrief posted on  Dec 02 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Nov 25 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"I had an interview couple of weeks ago. It was pretty straight forward and short (25-30 mins). Questions were same as everyone else. Like, 1. Career journey pre-MBA in 2 min. 2. Why MBA? 3. Long term and short term goals, and back up plan? 4. A time when I thought I have achieved a target but client was not happy and how did I handle that. 5. A time in my life when I experienced success at my job 6. Why Rotman and how will I contribute to the Rotman community 7. If Rotman could grant you 3 wishes, what would they be? 8. Do you have any questions for me? Flux of applications to Rotman was apparent from the short and "kind of mechanical" interview. I also had few related small questions based on my profile and answers to the previous questions. I received my decision within 2 weeks of interview."

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Debrief posted on  Dec 09 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Nov 23 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"The interview was about 45 mins. We started with a very casual conversation just to know how's the day going for each other and then went over my resume. The questions listed below were the questions that I got asked: 1. What is your short-term and long-term career goal? 2. What was your biggest measurable accomplishment? 3. Share a failure. 4. If you were to accomplish something within 1 week, 1 month and 1 year when you were a student at Rotman, what would you do and how would you do it? 5. Why MBA and why Rotman? 6. How will you contribute to Rotman? 7. 3 wishes if Rotman could grant them to you. 8. Any other schools that you applied? After the questions he gave me some time to ask him questions. Make sure you prepare 2-3 good questions to impress the admission committee. Good luck everyone!"

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Debrief posted on  Nov 23 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Nov 09 2020 Final Decision: Denied with Interview

"I had an interview with Danielle Spence over Skype. She asked me eight questions in total of which I only remember the ones below but all of them were from debriefs I had read earlier on the GMATClub. 1-Explain in two minutes or less your career journey? 2-What are your short and long-term goals? 3-How will you contribute to the MBA program? 4-Why Rotman and why now? 5-In case you don't get into the companies you're targeting what is your Plan-B 6-If Rotman could grant you three wishes what would they be? She was a great interviewer and helped put me at ease as well. The first question threw me off just a bit since I wasn't expecting the need for brevity and I'm sure I went at least a minute above required but I made sure the overall interview ended in time for me to ask some questions and some chitchat as well. We talked briefly about the program and the surge of applications and the workload she must be facing before finishing the interview. She promised to get back to me within two weeks so I'm expecting a response any day now. She also seemed fairly positive about my chances and told me that getting an interview was a great step."

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Debrief posted on  Nov 21 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 22 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"We were both early, so we started early and ended early. She was friendly. We started off with a casual discussion about her visit to India and our love for shopping. She told me to keep my answers short and on point, because follow up questions will give me the opportunity to add detail. The questions below are not listed in the order they were asked. 1. Career journey after MBA. 2. Why MBA? 3. A time in my life I failed at my job 4. A time in my life when I experienced success at my job 5. How will I contribute to the Rotman community 6. If Rotman could grant you 3 wishes, what would they be? 7. I think she also asked me my long term and short term goals? 8. Was the move back to India due to visa issues in the USA 9. Why Rotman I think she asked a couple more questions related to why MBA and my career plans but I cant remember exactly. Make sure to have two or three very solid questions that you are actually interested in knowing about. Remember that an MBA is an investment and that you both are investing in each other."

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Debrief posted on  Nov 03 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 21 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Interviewer: Danielle The interview was standard with the same set of 9-10 questions that have been mentioned on this thread. Having your narratives in place is beneficial. Over all, Her and I vibed well in the end, and had chat about her experiences in India. I felt that rather than the content of the answers, your communication, maturity & energy is gauged. All the best everyone :)"

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Debrief posted on  Nov 03 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 20 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Interviewer: Danielle Spence Lasted ~20mins only. I joined around 15 mins early and so did Danielle! We had some connectivity issues in the beginning and during one answer but rest seemed fine. She started off with introducing herself and told me she had 8 questions. Asked me to be as to the point as possible. She was friendly. 1) Introduce yourself post graduation is less than 2 mins 2) Why Rotman 3)Elaborate on short term goals and long term goals. Back up plan in case STG does not work 4) Which other schools I had applied to 5) How will you contribute positively to Rotman? 6)Situation when you had a measurable impact on your organization? 7)Failure story 8) If Rotman granted you three wishes what would you want them to be? Post this she gave me the chance to ask her questions. All the best to everyone!!"

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Debrief posted on  Nov 22 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 16 2020

"My interview was conducted by Lynda Vanderburgh and lasted for roughly 20 mins. The questions asked were exactly the same as had reported by the earlier candidates. My responses were no more than 60-90 seconds and Lynda basically made notes the whole time. Her demeanour was warm and welcoming throughout. At the end of the interview, she told me that I should most likely get my result within a week but no more than 2 weeks. True to her word, I received my decision the following Friday."

Tejasvee from United States GMAT 710; WE: 65 months; Consulting
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Debrief posted on  Nov 20 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 14 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Hi All, My interviewer was Danielle Spence. It lasted for about 25 min and was very friendly interview. She introduced herself and told to keep answers to the point as it will be conversational interview. Following are the questions I was asked: 1. Walk me through your CV in 2-3 min 2. What are your Short-term, Long-term goals and Plan-B? 3. What measurable impact you had at your organization? 4. Why Rotman? 5. What will you contribute to Rotman? 6. What is the biggest failure you had at your organization? 7. If Rotman gave you three wishes, what will they be? 8. Which other schools you are applying? Hope this is helpful, Good Luck people :)"

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Debrief posted on  Nov 22 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Off Campus with Adcom Interviewed on: Oct 08 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Interviewer: Danielle Spence She started off by saying she'll keep it short and precise .. approx 20 mins. The questions were direct and mostly around why MBA? Why Now? Why Canada? Why Rotman?? 1)Walk me through your profile. Mostly why? for all the career choices 2)Why MBA? Why Now?Short term goals and how MBA will help? 3)Why Canada and Rotman? 4)Which other schools have you applied to? 5)One innovative/impactful thing you did at work? 6)One conflict situation and how u managed? 7)3 things you expect from your time at Rotman. 8)Questions for me?"

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Debrief posted on  Nov 25 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 06 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Timeline: I applied on the 23rd of September, Had my Interview on the 6th of October, Got a feedback on the 15th of October. My Interview was with Chris Jones over Zoom. It was pretty calm and conversational. Lasted for about 50 minutes. I can't remember everything in detail, but the questions were in line with every other debrief posted here. 1) Briefly Run me through your Resume, with more emphasis on your professional career. 2) When/How did you hear about Rotman? Why Rotman? Why Toronto? 3)If Rotman could grant me 3 wishes, what would they be? 4)What I hope to have achieved after 1 week, 1 month, 1 year in Rotman. 5) Post MBA Plans 6)TMAAT you failed 7)TMAA professional achievement you are proud of. 8) Do you have any questions for me? The 3 Questions I asked him got us chatting for about 15 minutes. My general advice is to be yourself, and see the interview as a 2-way conversation. They already like what they see in your profile (Duh-uh! that's why you got to the interview stage :) )"

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Debrief posted on  Sep 01 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Sep 01 2020 Final Decision: Matriculating

"Pretty cool interview, I waited for 15 minutes for she was taking interview of some other dude. Alright so here is how it went. Danielle Spence, my interviewer, clarified that she would ask me 8 questions. And I must stick to the point and not elaborate unnecessarily as the interview will be conversational. Questions- 1. Tell me about yourself after your Undergrad. Also tell me about the motivations for joining a particular organisation that you did. 2. Post MBA goals 3. Back up goals 4. What will I bring to Rotman? 5. TMAAT when You failed in your workplace. 6. Biggest highlight of the career. 7.Why Rotman? 8. If Rotman granted you three wishes what would you want them to be? 9. Questions for her. I asked- 1. Her experience seeing the Rotman MBAs evolve over the years? 2. Inclusion and What Rotman's stand is on it? 3. Clubs and activities."

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Debrief posted on  Aug 31 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Aug 28 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"Hi Peeps, Interviewer: Danielle Spence Interview duration: 20 mins. Questions: 1. Walk me through your CV post graduation 2. Short-term and Long-term goals 3. How will you contribute to Rotman 4. If you are not able to achieve your post MBA goal then what is your Plan B? 5. Why Rotman? 6. Which other schools have you applied? 7. If Rotman can make three promises, what do you want them to be? 8. Describe a professional failure. 9. What according to you is your greatest professional achievement? 10. Any questions for adcom? Kira Talent Interview questions: 1. Describe your life until now in a sentence? 2. Who will you invite over for dinner if you could invite anyone and why? Written question : If you meet a leader off-campus at a nightclub who just spoke at Rotman in an info-session. What will you say to the person? Tips: 1. Don't get distracted when adcom member continuously takes notes while u are speaking 2. Don't get disheartened if there are no personalised questions to showcase your abilities. Sometimes adcom just asks traditional questions and you need to ace it."

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Debrief posted on  Aug 23 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Aug 20 2020 Final Decision: Interviewed

"Hi All, Below are the questions adcom asked me in the interview : 1. Short-term and Long-term goals 2. How will you contribute to Rotman 3. Walk me through your CV post graduation 4. Why MBA? 5. Why Rotman? 6. Which other schools have you applied? 7. If Rotman can make three promises, what do you want them to be? 8. Why did you choose the job that you have been doing now? 9. Any questions for adcom? She asked me one more behavioral question but I don't remember. Kira Talent Interview questions: 1. What are you good at making? 2. What is your favorite sport and why? Written question : Write a paragraph on which clubs you want to be a part of at Rotman? Hope this helps. PS: I have applied in Early Round. The interview was about 20-25 minutes. It was quite relaxed. The interviewer is more focused on what you have done in your professional career."

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Debrief posted on  Sep 05 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Aug 20 2020 Final Decision: Admitted

"This forum was super helpful, so here's me giving back. My profile: 32 y/o male from Mexico, married. I have a Bechelor's in International Business with GPA around 3.2 and 7 years of work experience (by the time the program starts). Most of my work experience is working in the intersection of eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and the highlights of my career have been working with some of Latin America's top startups, and as an eCommerce/Marketing consultant for over 50 small businesses. I took my second attempt at the GMAT like 3 days before I submitted my application and got 660 (Q45,V35) The overall application process was really smooth, I've been looking into Rotman for a few years and I was already familiar with the interviewer. I had also had a conversation with enrolled students to figure out more about the program and life in Toronto. I had an invite to the interview around 3 work days after I submitted my application, and I got my acceptance offer almost 2 weeks after that. Roughly the whole process took around 3 weeks and a half, considering that I had my interview one week after I got the invite. The interview was very friendly, more to know about myself and my CV and it went in a big part as a conversation. These are the questions that I currently remember: Walk me through your resume in 2-3 minutes What can you contribute to Rotman and your fellow students What are your short-mid term goals and how do you think Rotman can help you? What do you like to do to keep updated in new trends and improving in your line of work What student clubs would you be interested in joining If Rotman were to promise you 3 things, what would you like them to be? Anything that you would like to add? Do you have any other questions for me? Basically what they want to know is: What can you contribute to Rotman and your fellow students Whether you will be employable after you get the program What makes you unique? Hope this is as helpful as all the information was for me."

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Debrief posted on  Aug 22 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Aug 11 2020 Final Decision: Interviewed

"Have you already met the person who will be interviewing you? I had already met with him a few times in MBA fairs, so that was quite helpful. Basically, it was very friendly and conversational and he asked me the following questions: Walk me through your resume in 2-3 minutes What can you contribute to Rotman and your fellow students What are your short-mid term goals and how do you think Rotman can help you? What do you like to do to keep updated in new trends and improving in your l Sorry about that, these are the actual questions and tips ;) ure man! Have you already met the person who will be interviewing you? I had already met with him a few times in MBA fairs, so that was quite helpful. Basically, it was very friendly and conversational and he asked me the following questions: Walk me through your resume in 2-3 minutes What can you contribute to Rotman and your fellow students What are your short-mid term goals and how do you think Rotman can help you?"

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Debrief posted on  Feb 19 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Feb 19 2020 Final Decision: Waitlisted with Interview

"My interview was with Chris Jones, super friendly guy the interview format was conversational. He did you his reach on my application and knew what was on my resume. total interview time was approx 50mins Questions (as many as I can remember) 1. walk me through your career since you graduated in 2014 2. When and how did you know about Rotman, what made you apply to us 3. what would constitute your ideal job post MBA 4. what are your short term goals post MBA - interview moved to situational Qs- 5. Tell me of a time when you were part of a team but not its leader, how did u lead your discussion and achieve results 6. What would you say is the biggest highlight of your career so far 7. Tell me of a time when you had to learn something new, that you didn't know before and quickly -- 8. questions for me"

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Debrief posted on  Jan 28 2020 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
On Campus Interviewed on: Jan 14 2020 Final Decision: Matriculating

"Questions: 1. Walk me through your resume 2. Your biggest accomplishment in your resume 3. What are your short term and long term goals 4. Describe a time when you failed 5. If you do not have much power or authority in a group, how will you contribute? 6. Tell me an example when you had to spend time to learn something professionally 7. Why Rotman, why MBA These are the questions I can remember, and they are not listed in order, except the first question. Interviewed on Jan.14 and Received decision on 31st"

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Debrief posted on  Oct 14 2019 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 04 2019 Final Decision: Admitted

"I submitted my application in August and receieved an interview invite early September. Due to sickness I missed out on the opportunity to meet the adcom member in India when they were visiting. My loss on that bit. The other interview debriefs are a good as on point as they can be. Here is my recollection of questions. 1. Walk me through your resume from post grad onwards and stress on highlights 2. Why MBA 3. What kind of innovation have you done in your past (my MBA goals were related to this) 4. Why Rotman. 5. TW you handled a conflict. 6. TW you failed. .... I am probably forgetting a couple of questions. Any questions for me. I felt like I was fumbling and didn't do my best. But the adcom member did not let me dwell on that and made me move on with other questions. She took notes all along which I found a tiny bit distracting but that's fine. Despite this I was admitted with a small entrance award. :) Timeline: Applied 25th August, Interview invite, 1st September, 1st Interview date 18th September in India (Missed this because I got very sick :( ) Actual Interview 4th Oct. Decision Received 9th Oct. Final date for blocking a seat 9th Nov."

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Debrief posted on  Apr 01 2019 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Mar 18 2019 Final Decision: Admitted

"The debrief is quite similar to the thread I've seen regarding the interview. Off the top of my head, they asked me to run through my CV and identify what I think the highlight of it is, they asked me for an instance where networking benefitted me and to talk about how I, as a leader would handle someone in a team who isn't pulling their weight. Richard (my lovely interviewer) also asked about my long term and short term goals, and why I picked Rotman. I got a call this morning from Richard, saying I've been accepted with scholarship :) So, to give you a timeline I applied on March 4th, got my invitation for an interview on March 14th, scheduled my interview for March 18th and finally got a decision today on March 22nd :)"

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Debrief posted on  Mar 04 2019 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
On Campus Interviewed on: Feb 25 2019 Final Decision: Admitted

"Hi, I've outlined my journey with Rotman below hoping to help anyone who needs it. APPLICATION: I had submitted my application on January 14th for R2 and received an interview invite a week later. My interview was scheduled for the 25th of February. I had almost a month to prepare for the interview. I went through every interview debrief and made a list of all the questions asked. I also went through the 2018 intake forum discussion to get a better insight into the questions (meticulously went through each page, reading every relevant post). As you keep researching, you do realize that they have a common set of questions that they ask every candidate they interview and only a few get questions that are out of the box. Though it's best to be prepared with a set of answers for each question, I do feel you should also go through general interview prep material. I would definitely recommend Rhythm's interview guide which I found here on gmatclub. As he says, it is really crucial to have a story prepared for each element - leadership, community, teamwork, personal failure, strengths, etc. INTERVIEW My interview was with the adcom and on campus. I hadn't been to the campus before this so I reached early just to breath it all in. It was pretty exciting just thinking that maybe this could be it. The interview was around 35-40 minutes long. She asked me pretty much the same questions (the ones I had prepared for from previous debriefs). All in all, it was pretty standard. Towards the end, she asked me if I had any questions for her and this is one section where I feel everyone should have at least 2-3 questions ready - something that's not so obvious and a little different. GETTING ADMITTED: I got a call on March 4th from the adcom that I got in with a scholarship. I was beyond excited and kept thanking her so much. My advice to anyone invited for an interview is to just be confident, research excessively on Rotman (every little thing that sets them apart) and their program and know your resume and your stories very well. Best of luck!"

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Debrief posted on  Dec 23 2018 [#permalink] Rotman, Full Time MBA
Skype Interviewed on: Dec 17 2018 Final Decision: Admitted

"Applied on Nov 1st, 2018, got invite for Skype interview on Dec 14th. Had my Skype interview on Dec 17th, got admission on Dec 19th, Should definitely dress in suit like you would do for a face to face interview. Very basic interview questions: 1. Walk me through your resume in 2 mins 2. Why MBA? Why now? Why Rotman? 3. What is your short term and long term goal? How can Rotman MBA help you? 4. What are three characters you think a leader should have? Do you have one of them and can you show me an example? 5. What is your biggest failure? 6. What is your biggest strength? 7. Did you apply to other school? did you get any offer? 8. If someone is not performing as per your expectation, what would you do? 9. Do you have any thing else you want to share with admission committee that we don't know? 10. Do you have questions for me? It last 35 mins I think. Very typical questions about the school, program, your goal, etc. You just need to be familiar with yourself and your stories. Be authentic and relaxed. They just want to confirm what the application paper shows is aligned with real people through interview. After interview, you should write a thank you letter to the interviewer . They usually give you answer by the date or even earlier than they promised. Good luck to all."

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Debrief posted on  Nov 07 2018 [#permalink] Rotman
Skype Interviewed on: Oct 28 2018

"I met up with my interviewer twice previously during the MBA Tours and a 1-1 Coffee Chat. My advice is to already know which schools you are aiming for before attending the MBA Tours and use your time there to network with their AdComms team voraciously, rather than go for these MBA Tours only to "find out more", unless you are not intending to apply in that intake. Keep a lookout for when your target school representatives make a visit to your country and network with their AdComms again. Make sure that they are aware of who you are and know you by name. Speak to alumni in those events only if you need to desperately know the culture of the school on that same day or to ask something which is not convenient to ask the AdComms team, because the AdComms team makes the final decision regarding whether you matriculate into the school, not the alumni. So spend as much physical time with the AdComms team, not alumni. Try to Skype the alumni instead, which is a 1-1 session and you can ask more personal questions. Be pleasant during networking - don't stand shyly at the back but don't hog the AdComms member talking to you or be aggressive towards others in the group. Your positive attributes (and negative ones) will be remembered. MBA classes are all about fit and being part of the team. The AdComms team have good memory despite seeing so many people in so many events. For my interview, I enjoyed a small chit-chat at the beginning since the interviewer already knew my story via the 1-1 Coffee Chat and what I aspire to do after the MBA. Keep up to the latest news regarding Rotman, be it from their website, or from other sources. Preferably other sources. I managed to pick up an article on Rotman that was so recent (published only hours before the interview) that it didn't appear on Google, and the chit-chat revolved around that. It showed that I wasn't merely doing a last minute Google search on Rotman before the interview to impress, but rather I was really looking out for such news on an almost daily basis. The standard questions followed: - What led you to decide to apply to Rotman? - Why Rotman instead of other schools? - Why are you picking ****** as your career goal? (the interviewer remembered my career goal from the 1-1 Coffee Chat session, so make sure that your story doesn't contradict - if you have a very strong reason for reading an MBA, your story will always be consistent) - Tell me when you faced an issue while working as a team - Tell me an instance when networking helped you - Tell me an instance when you learnt something valuable from someone (I spoke of someone I learnt a great deal from, and suddenly realised that he was one of my recommenders for Rotman when I was wrapping up my answer - crazy coincidence because I chose different recommenders for the different schools I applied to! - and just managed to mention this fact before the next question, or that moment would have been lost) - Tell me one instance when you encountered a failure - Is there anything that you wished I had asked you Then came the questions to be posed to Rotman. Target to ask around 3 questions unless you had been really eloquent in your responses and the interview is already past 45 minutes. Use your own judgement, sense how tired the interviewer already is. If the interviewer is still energetic and raring to go, go ahead and ask questions but try not to go beyond 55 minutes so that they can prepare for the next interview and/or write positive notes about you after you log off. Also, speak to alumni you are already friendly with to confirm that the problems you sighted in the programme have not been addressed (it would be a little embarrassing if the problems you thought were present had already been addressed in the recent intake)."

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Debrief posted on  Nov 12 2018 [#permalink] Rotman
Off Campus with Adcom Interviewed on: Oct 23 2018 Final Decision: Admitted

"I applied on 30th September and heard back from Leigh for an interview request on 4th October. Scheduled for interview on 23rd Oct and finally got an offer on 8th Nov. Following were some of the questions that were asked during the interview: 1. Walk me through your resume. 2. Did you ever lead a team? 3. How do you connect with people? 4. Have you ever given feedback to non-contributing team members? 5. What are your short and long term goals? 6. What are the traits you think a leader should have? 7. What is one question that you think I should have asked you, but didn't?"

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