Interview Tips

General Interview tips for MBA Schools

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General Interview tips for MBA Schools

(Key topics - in no particular order)

  • Ice-breaker / Introduction
  • Why "this school"? Why MBA? Why Now?Whatis your "USP"?
    • How do you differentiate yourself from fellow applicants at MBA?
  • Academics related questions
    • How do you rate your GMAT score / undergrad CGPA?
    • Why did you choose a particular under graduation branch e.g. Computer Science, Manufacturing engineering etc.?
  • Profession / Experience related questions
    • What have been your key achievements at work?
    • Leadership / Managerial examples
    • Industry / Domain specific awareness
  • Personality questions
    • What do you want to accomplish in life?
    • What are you passionate about apart from your work and why?
  • General Awareness / Current Affairs
    • Cite a global or national issue/news that has influenced you or your way of thinking in a way and how?
    • Key Economic Indicators
    • Personal perspectives on current affairs
  • What if questions
    • What if we do not offer you an admit?
    • What if your Company lays you off?
  • Business case questions
    • Guesstimates
    • Estimate the market size...
  • Questions for the interview panel

(Get the complete list of MBA interview questions)

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We offer three services to help candidates prepare for one of the most important components of their MBA application, the interview.

MBAComprehensive Interview Preparation
  • Discussing candidate's background, profile, career plans and interests and getting the list of schools (limited to two) to which the candidate wants the interview preparation service.
  • Discussing with the candidate, the most suitable answers to the likely questions to be asked in the interview of a particular school, given the candidate's profile and career plans.
  • TwoMock Interviewsafter the candidate is well prepared with the answers to the suggested questions.
  • Detailed feedback on the interviews performance and suggested answers
  • All discussions will be done either by emails or over the phone. Mock interviews will be over Phone or Skype /G-Talk /Yahoo Talk.
  • Personal sessions possible if the candidate is in Delhi/Bangalore/Paris/Boston/London.

MBAStandard Interview Preparation
  • Discussing candidate's background, profile, career plans and interests and getting the list of schools (limited to one) to which the candidate wants the interview preparation service.
  • Discussing with the candidate, the most suitable answers to the likely questions to be asked in the interview of a particular school, given the candidate's profile and career plans.
  • One Mock Interviewafter the candidate is well prepared with the answers to the suggested questions.
  • Detailed feedback on the interview performance and suggested answers
  • All discussions will be done either by emails or over the phone. Mock interviews will be over Phone or Skype /G-Talk /Yahoo Talk.
  • Personal sessions possible if the candidate is in Delhi/Bangalore/Paris/Boston/London.

Mock Interview
  • One 45 minutes long mock interviewwith the candidate for a B-School of his/her choice. Candidate would send us in advance, his/her resume and some notes on his/her background and career plans via mail.
  • The interview would contain questions most likely to be asked in the MBA interview for the mentioned school, given the candidate's profile and career interests.
  • Detailed feedback on the interview performance and suggested answers.
  • Mock interviews will be over Phone or Skype/G-Talk/Yahoo Talk.
  • Personal sessions possible if the candidate is in Bangalore/ Paris/ Boston/ London.
     
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