Category Archives: Interviews

The quintessential MBA interview guide

Even when your written application has pleased the adcom enough to send you an interview invite, that interview can still make of break your application.  Unfortunately, by the time you get to that point you’re often so burnt out from … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2010

The year ends, and the top 10 lists begin.  So as 2010 draws to a close, here’s a redux of our top 10 most popular, most discussed blog posts of the year. From what happened to the winners of the … Continue reading

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Make your weakness a strength

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. One of the most feared business school essay questions is, “Talk about your weaknesses.”  This can appear to be a trick question: you have to write an honest answer, however you are afraid to … Continue reading

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Interview Techniques: The STAR Method

Guest post by Stacy Blackman Consulting. When I was attending Kellogg and going through on-campus interviews for my summer internship, I learned about a technique called the STAR method.  Even to this day, I consider the technique to be one … Continue reading

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The interview tip that everyone forgets

Here’s one really valuable interview tip that often gets overlooked: Be nice to everyone in that admissions office. Think I’m kidding?  As many an HBS admissions officer has said, the interview starts the moment you step through the door.  Not … Continue reading

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Manic Monday: Do a practice interview

It’s just another manic Monday, and now that you’ve had the weekend to chill out and have a little fun, we want to help you get a good fresh start on your applications. Today’s topic: Do a practice interview. Continue reading

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