Tell me about yourself
Walk me through your resume
How would your friends/coworkers/supervisor describe you?
What are your biggest weaknesses?
What are your biggest strengths?
2. why you want to go to business school and future goals
Why do you think now is the time for you to go back to school?
What do you hope to learn in business school?
What do you think you will contribute that will be unique among your classmates?
Why do you want to come to this school?
Where else are you applying?
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
3. specific experiences in your background
Discuss a time when you successfully supervised a diverse group of people toward a difficult goal。
Give an example of when you accomplished something significant that wouldn’t have happened if you hadn’t been there。
Tell me about a situation where you had to persuade someone to agree with your point of view
Describe a time when you had to gain upper management’s support for an idea/proposal。
Name a time when you had to convince someone who didn’t report directly to you to do something they didn’t want to do。
Describe a situation in which you identified key problems early on in a project and were able to avert a crisis。
Tell me about a time when you led a team to a goal even though the individual team members were skeptical that it could be accomplished。
Discuss a time when you had to make an unpopular decision。
Tell me about the toughest group that you ever worked in. what made it so tough, and how did you handle it?
Describe a time when you have a conflict with another person in a corporate or school setting。
Tell me about a time when you worked with someone who didn’t follow through. What did you do?
How have you dealt with a person who was difficult to work with?
Describe an ethical dilemma that you faced in your career. How did you resolve it?
Give me an example of when you pushed back against doing something。
What is the hardest decision you have ever had to make on the job? Outside of your job?
Name a time when you developed a unique and resourceful solution to a problem。
Describe a situation when you had to make an important decision without having all of the necessary information at hand。
Tell me about a time when you had to analyze facts quickly, identify the issues, and develop an action plan。
Give me an example of when you thought out of the box。
Tell me about a time when you took a smart risk。
Have you ever had to bend a rule to get your work done more efficiently?
Tell me about your most spectacular failure. What happened? What did you learn?
What happened, what went wrong, what you learned, and how you applied that lesson in a later situation。
Discuss a time when you didn’t succeed on the first try。
What is the worst professional decision you have ever made?
Tell me about a time when you weren’t very pleased with your performance。
Describe a situation in which you wish you had acted differently with someone in your group。