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Stanford GSB MBA Admissions Interviews

Sep, 29, 2015


Stanford GSB’s is the hardest MBA admission interview invitation to get on the planet.  If you have been invited, your chance of admission just went from about 6.5% (depends on the year) to 50%.   The odds are much better, now you must close the deal.  While a poor interview is unlikely to result in admission,  the [...]


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Preparing for New York University Stern MBA Admissions Interviews

Feb, 13, 2014


In this post I discuss preparing for New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business MBA admissions interviews.     Before reading this post, I suggest reviewing some or all of the following previous posts: -MBA Application Interview Strategy -Interview Practice is ABOUT SPEAKING! -Further Comments on MBA Admissions Interviews  -General Characteristics of Admissions Officers, [...]


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How to Prepare for MIT Sloan MBA Admissions Interviews

Feb, 12, 2014


In this post, which is significantly updated, I discuss how to prepare for an MIT Sloan MBA admissions interview. If you have been invited to interview for the Class of 2016, this post is for you!     Beyond my 16 comprehensive service clients admitted to MIT Sloan since Fall 2008 entry (I began my own consulting [...]


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Duke Fuqua MBA Admissions Interviews for the Class of 2016

Feb, 10, 2014


In my experience, Duke interviews are all about fit. Frankly, I would not characterize the interviews for Team Fuqua as hard when compared to those of other top schools.  As you will see from the questions, below, Fuqua interview questions are very typical MBA interview questions. If you are preparing for interviews for other schools, [...]


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London Business School MBA Admissions Interviews

Feb, 06, 2014


I have gone for years without writing a post on London Business School MBA Admissions Interviews. I don’t have a specific excuse for this since I have helped many applicants prepare for this interview and have no lack of information about it.   My post on LBS application essays for the Class of 2016 can [...]


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Kellogg MBA Admissions Interviews for the Class of 2016

Jan, 28, 2014


This post has been updated for admission to the Kellogg MBA Class of 2016.   Just as with essays, interviews for the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management MBA applicant interviews are all about fit. I could not really tell you how many Kellogg mock sessions I have conducted since 2001, when I started working as an admissions consultant, [...]


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HBS Admissions Interviews for the MBA Class of 2016

Jan, 12, 2014


In this post I provide advice for HBS Admissions Interviews for the MBA Class of 2016. HBS ADCOM HQ    I did not revise my HBS interview post for Round 1 applicants, but that did not stop six of my clients from being admitted to HBS in R1 for the Class of 2016. You can [...]


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Kellogg MBA Admissions Interviews

Jan, 20, 2013


This post has been greatly expanded from prior versions and has been updated for admission to the Kellogg MBA Class of 2015.   Just as with essays, interviews for the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management MBA applicant interviews are all about fit. I could not really tell you how many Kellogg mock sessions I have conducted since 2001, [...]


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INSEAD MBA Admissions Interview Preparation

Nov, 15, 2012


My analysis of the INSEAD application essays can be found here. My overall strategy for interviewing can be found here. INSEAD alumni interviews, of which most applicants will have two of, are not necessarily that hard in any obvious way. The INSEAD website states that the majority of applicants will have two such interviews. These [...]


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The Darden MBA Admissions Interview

Mar, 02, 2012


Steve Green has taken on the unique challenge of providing advice for Darden’s “one question” interview. Darden has been doing it this way for years.  Steve’s graduate work in political science was conducted at the University of Virginia, so he is someone particularly familiar with the culture of Mr. Jefferson’s University. (If you don’t know [...]


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