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CHICAGO GSB

Please introduce yourself.
What are your career objectives?
Why MBA?
Why Chicago?
How can you contribute to Chicago?
Anything else that you want to tell me?

CMU TEPPER

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#1

Why MBA?
Program specific questions.
Leadership example.
Weakness in my application.
Tell me about yourself outside of work.
Questions.

#2

Please tell me about your self, including academic and professional backgrounds. What are your goals?
Why MBA?
Why Tepper?
Tell me about your most significant leadership experience.
How will your team members describe you as a member? What kind of role will you play? What do you think are your strengths and weaknesses? How will Tepper help you improve your weaknesses? Any questions?

DARTMOUTH TUCK

Introduce yourself
Why MBA?
What is your short term goal?
Why Tuck?
What kinds of extracurricular activities do you want to join at Tuck? How you can contribute to Tuck?
What do you do in your free time?
What is your teamwork experience?
What conflict did you face and how did you overcome it?
Any questions?

DUKE FUQUA

#1

Resume Walk through

Why Duke

Why MBA right now?

Strengths and weaknesses

Interests outside work

My goals

Any questions?

#2

Walk me through your resume
What is your long-term and short-term goal?
Why MBA?
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
What will be your contribution to Fuqua?

HBS

How has work been these days?

How did you know about business school?

Why do you think your company hired you?

Have you experienced difficulties to excel as a female?

How many people were in your cohort when you joined your company?

Were you surprised to do so well at your company?

Why do you think you were promoted?

What was the most important thing you learned at your company?
Is there anything people are surprised about you ? (in a work context)
How do you imagine yourself after graduating from business school?
Any concerns you have about joining HBS?

Anything else you would like to cover at this interview?

IESE

Tell me about the most significant achievement through high school? Why did you choose your university & major?
Why did you choose your current job?
Why MBA now?
Tell me about a leadership experience.
Tell me about an experience when you used your personal network. The most stressful experience in your life.
What is important in teamwork?
What is your family like?
Any questions?

KELLOGG

(Alumni – off campus)

Walk me through your resume (but focus on work experience).

Why MBA?

What is your long term goal?

Why Kellogg is the best school for you?

How would your teammates describe you?

How do you work with your teammates?

Describe an accomplishment

Questions?

(Alumni – off campus)

Introduce yourself + Why MBA now?

Career goals?

Why Kellogg? Why do you need international experience?

Tell me about your leadership experience, plus some why and how questions about the details
How did you overcome conflicts when you faced those?

How will you contribute to Kellogg?

Why do you feel you fit with Kellogg?

How will you enjoy Kellogg outside the classroom?

Tell me 3 courses you want to take and why?

Anything to add?

Any questions?

(Alumni – off campus)

Some questions to break the ice.

Please go through your resume. (He asked some questions during my introduction.)
Some specific questions about my career development and transition.
What are your goals?

Why MBA? Why Kellogg?

What kinds of activities do you want to join at Kellogg?

Describe your leadership experience.

Describe your leadership style.

Anything you want to add or questions?

(Alumni – off campus)

Walk me through your resume.

Why did you join your university and choose your major?

Why did you...
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