B-Schooled Podcast Episode #132: MBA Interview Advice (Part 1 of 2)

In this replay of one of our most popular B-Schooled episodes, our host Erika talks with Beth Tidmarsh about all things related to MBA interviews. Tidmarsh is the former director of full-time MBA admissions at the Kellogg School and one of Stacy Blackman Consulting’s expert Flight Testers. They have a discussion about:

  • Common types of MBA interview questions
  • Advice for how to answer typical MBA interview questions
  • What admissions committees are looking for from candidates in an interview
  • What to do if something goes awry during the interview
  • … and more!

Part 2 will air in two weeks (November 16), and in that episode, Erika and Beth will focus specifically on behavioral interview questions (they’ll actually role-play several questions and answers), general interview do’s and don’ts, and specific advice for questions you may be asked at the end of an MBA interview.

Listen to B-Schooled episode #132 here or on any of the podcast apps listed below.

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Meet Beth who held the position of Director of Admissions for Kellogg’s Full Time MBA program selecting candidates for the 2-year, 1-year, MMM and JD MBA programs.

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