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Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 2)

Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 2)

Congratulations again on successfully submitting your Round 1 MBA applications! It is not an easy process, and you deserve a lot of credit for getting your applications in on time. For many of you, now is the time to start preparing for your MBA interviews; we have provided you with some interview guidance in part 1…

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Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 1)

Congrats on Submitting Your MBA Application – What to Do Next (Part 1)

Kudos to all of you who successfully got your Round 1 MBA applications in on time! For some of you, that may have meant some late nights polishing your essays, fumbling through the online applications, and bugging your recommenders. For others, it may have been more of a leisurely stroll to the finish line. In…

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Five Tips for Your Virtual Interview

Chances are you may find yourself doing a virtual interview at least once during the MBA admissions process, especially now that most business schools are conducting all of their interviews remotely for the 2020–2021 application season. Although the basics of interviewing remain the same whether conducted in person, via Skype/Zoom, or by phone, there are…

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Think Like an Adcom Member to Ace Your MBA Interview

As a former member of the admissions committee (adcom) at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, I can share with you some of the groups I had to answer to in the MBA admissions process. Whether you interview with a member of the admissions committee, an alum, or a second-year student, it is helpful to think about…

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Five Things to Do in Your MBA Interviews

The first hurdle business school applicants must clear is getting an interview. And at some schools, that is nearly impossible. At Harvard Business School, for example, only roughly 20% of applicants are invited to interview. if you are one of the lucky few who do get invited to tell their story, keep in mind that…

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Five Things Not to Do in Your MBA Interviews

So, you were lucky enough to receive an invitation to interview at your top-choice MBA program. Congratulations! Your chances of being accepted have just risen from maybe 15% to roughly 50% (although this varies by school). Now that you have a great opportunity to cement your candidacy, here are some things to avoid during an…

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Six Tips for the Wharton Team-Based Discussion Interview

Congratulations! You have been invited to interview at Wharton! Making it this far in the business school application process is a huge win, but preparing for the unique Team-Based Discussion (TBD) presents new challenges. Here are six tips to follow so you can feel ready (and maybe a little more excited!) for your Wharton Team-Based…

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MBAnalysis Blog: 5 MBA Interview Do’s and 5 Don’ts (Part 1)

The first hurdle business school applicants have to cross is getting an interview. And at some schools that is nearly impossible. At Harvard Business School, for example, roughly 20% of applicants get to meet with an admissions committee member directly to plead their case. But if you are one of the lucky few who do…

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MBAnalysis Blog: 5 MBA Interview Do’s and 5 Don’ts (Part 2)

So, you have been lucky enough to be invited to interview by your top choice MBA program. Congratulations! Your chances of being accepted have just risen from maybe 15% to roughly 50%. While you now have a great opportunity to cement your candidacy, here are some things NOT to do during an interview; things that…

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Stratus MBA Interview

Think Like an Adcom Member to Ace Your MBA Interview

As a former member of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s adcom, I can share with you some of the groups I knew I had to answer to in the MBA admissions process. Whether you interview with a member of admissions committee (adcom), an alumni or a second year student, it is helpful to think about your MBA interview…

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Five Ways to Sparkle on Your Skype Interviews

If you can master the Skype interview, your chances for MBA admission are greatly enhanced. Here are five tips that can ensure your next Skype interview is a sparkling success. Chances are you may find yourself doing a Skype interview at least once during the MBA admissions process. While the basics of interviewing remain the…

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Five Tips to Prepare for your MBA Interviews

Congratulations, you got THE CALL! Now you have the opportunity to tell more of your story to the admissions committee as part of the interview process. Here are five tips to help you convert your interview into a seat at your dream MBA program this fall! Know Your Story. Practice the basics. For just about…

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