Blog: Archive for the “Managing the MBA Interview” Category

mbaMission Releases Updated Free Interview Guides for 2019–2020

Drawing on our experience in preparing countless clients for their MBA interviews, we at mbaMission are proud to release our updated series of Interview Guides, which now covers 17 individual top-ranked schools for the 2019–2020 admissions season! The guides feature valuable information about the programs’ interview processes, notoriously difficult questions, and past applicants’ experiences. To … Read More  

Decoding the HBS Interview

The official deadline for Round 1 Harvard Business School (HBS) applicants is drawing near: September 4, 2019. Once you submit your HBS application (and breathe a sigh of relief), the waiting game for the interview invitation begins. Predicting exactly what questions you will be asked in your HBS interview is impossible, given the dynamic nature … Read More  

Which mbaMission Service Is Right for Me?

Over the years, many MBA hopefuls have come to us with one resounding question: Which admissions consulting service is right for me? Maybe you are just getting started with the GMAT exam and admittedly have not even thought about your business school applications yet. Or maybe you are already well into the application process but … Read More  

On-Campus vs. Off-Campus Interviews: Which Is Better?

If you have been invited to interview with your target business school, you may be wondering whether or not interviewing on-campus with a member of the admissions committee is more beneficial than interviewing off-campus with a local alumni interviewer. Recently, mbaMission senior consultant Rachel Back addressed this question in a video for our friends at … Read More  

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Wharton Team-Based Discussion 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania plans to send out Round 2 interview invitations on February 7, and once again, the school is using its team-based discussion format rather than a traditional admissions interview to evaluate its candidates. Understandably, Wharton applicants get anxious about this atypical interview, because the approach creates a very … Read More  

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