• Sample MBA Interview Questions

     

    A group of applicants have offered the following as questions asked of them when they interviewed
    for admission to MBA programs:

    • Discuss your career progression.

    • Give examples of how you have demonstrated leadership inside and outside the work environment.

    • What do you want to do (in regard to business function, industry, location)?

    • Why the MBA?  Why now?

    • Describe an ethical dilemma faced at work?

    • Describe your career aspirations?

    • What would you do if not accepted?

    • What are your long- and short-term goals?  Why?

    • Why are you applying to business school?

    • Why does this school appeal to you?

    • What is an activity you are involved in? Why is it important to you?

    • Talk about experiences you have had at work.

    • Why are you interested in a general MBA program?

    • Why did you choose your undergraduate major?

    • Discuss yourself.

    • What contributions would you make to a group?

    • Name three words or phrases to describe yourself to others.

    • What is most frustrating at work?

    • How would co-workers describe you?

    • Describe a typical work day.

    • Have you worked in a team environment? What were your contributions to the effort?

    • Discuss any experience you have had abroad.

    • How did you choose your job after college?

    • What do you do to relieve stress?

    • It's two years after graduation, what three words would your team members use to describe you?

    • Describe a situation where you brought an idea forward, and it failed.

    • How do you define success?

    • What would you do if a team member wasn't pulling his own weight?

    • Is there anything you would like to ask me/us?