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# What do b-schools really look for in an interview?

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24 Nov 2012, 10:05
Just a question I have been pondering for quite some time! Obviously, "fit" and articulation of goals etc. But really, how does 30 mins or an hour tell someone about the real you and what makes you tick?

Any thoughts are welcome!

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25 Nov 2012, 23:03
Generally, schools want to get to know you, ensure that you can present yourself and make coherent statements. In some cases, they want to make sure that your speaking skills match your essays.

Last edited by Ward2012 on 26 Nov 2012, 09:27, edited 1 time in total.

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26 Nov 2012, 09:26
ss87 wrote:
Just a question I have been pondering for quite some time! Obviously, "fit" and articulation of goals etc. But really, how does 30 mins or an hour tell someone about the real you and what makes you tick?

Any thoughts are welcome!

In three words: Honesty, research, and insight. The first word is self explanatory. By research, I mean how much research the applicant has done on the university and the program. Insight refers to the candidate's ability to understand his/her goals with respect to the MBA program that he/she is interviewing for.

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