Chicago Booth Interview Advice

Yesterday, we highlighted the new online portal, Booth Connect!, which is a great resource for anyone considering pursuing an MBA at the Chicago Booth School of Business. Today, we address the admissions interview””your chance to let your personality and accomplishments shine in a way that no written application can.

Whether you’ve already been invited to interview at your school of choice or are still anxiously checking your inbox, these tips for a successful interview come straight from the Chicago Booth Admissions Committee and are enormously helpful.

Ask yourself these important questions before your meeting:

  • Can I clearly articulate my career plan and future goals?
  • What do I really want from my MBA experience?
  • What is my motivation to obtain an MBA?
  • Why is (insert program) the right place for me?
  • Why am I right for this program?
  • How do I plan to use my MBA in my career?
  • What can I bring to the (insert program) community?
  • Where do I see myself in 5, 10, 15 years?

For more advice on interview attire, the importance of interviewing on campus, and how to get the most from your interview, click here and here.   Remember, relax and let your personality shine through. From all of us at Stacy Blackman Consulting, good luck!

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