May, 2012 | Apphelp blog

info@apphelp.co.in
+91 - 9871354580

CMU Tepper Interview Experiences/ Questions

Interview Experience 1: Telephonic, Round 2, Class of 2014

I was interviewed by the Director of Admissions and the interview lasted for almost 45 minutes. It was a conversational interview. I was asked the following questions.

  • Run me through your resume
  • Talk about your short term and long term goals
  • Why MBA & Why Tepper
  • Have you ever led cross functional teams. If yes share few experiences
  • What is your typical day at work like? What are your hobbies
  • Talk about your experience of staying in US. What did you like / dislike

Interview Experience 2: Telephonic, Round 2, Class of 2013

A member of the admissions committee conducted my telephonic interview as I am based out of India. The interviewer didn’t has access to my profile before the interview. We started off with a chit chat and moved on to the standard interview questions:

  • Introduction & job responsibilities
  • Goals post MBA and Why MBA now
  • Why Tepper?
  • What inspired me to apply to Tepper
  • How will I add value to Tepper community
  • Situations where I have emerged as a team leader
  • Hobbies & Interests

My interview lasted for 20 min after which I asked him one question.

Berkeley Haas interview experiences/ questions

Berkeley Haas Interview experience 1 – Round 2 for Class of 2014

Haas alumnus from class of 2008 conducted an off-campus interview. The interviewer was very friendly and made the interview totally stress free. At the same time he also provided valueable insights about the Haas MBA. Here is how it went

  • Run me through your resume
  • Why Berkeley Haas?
  • What would you change about your company if you were CEO or Chairman?
  • Tell me about a time where you had to convince a team of your opinion or something which was against the conventional belief.
  • Whats your leadership style?
  • How would you add value to Berkeley community?
  • Then we went into the zone of current trends/ events etc – Where the markets are headed, Facebook valuation & IPO
  • Any questions for me?

Berkeley Haas Interview experience 2 – Round 2 for Class of 2014

I had a face 2 face interview with a Haas alumnus in my city. He was taking notes of my question responses.

Here are a few questions asked by him:

  • He had a copy of my resume and asked me to take him through that
  • Why MBA at this stage in your career?
  • Why Haas and not any other US B school?
  • What do you think is the most important aspect of leadership? What is your leadership style? This question is generally asked in many Haas interviews
  • Talk about something which bothers you most at your workplace?

The interview went for over an hour. It was a pleasant interview.

Berkeley Haas Interview experience 3 – Round 2 for Class of 2012

I applied in round 2 for class entering in 2010 and was interview in March 2010. My interview was scheduled with a recent graduate with similar background.

The interview was very formal and my interviewer had prepared certain questions for me.

Some questions were:

  • Talk about something not mentioned in the resume
  • Run me through your resume & talk about your career progression till date
  • Talk about your current role and job responsibilities
  • Have you ever managed people – talk about the challenges faced
  • Have you ever experienced conflict with another team member? What steps did you take to resolve it.
  • What are your long and short term goals? Why Haas for MBA
  • What will success look like for you? How do you define success?
  • How will you contribute to your class and peer group learning
  • Any questions for me?

The interview lasted for 30 min. There were some abstract questions such as “How would your define success?” . In all the interview was relaxed.. fingers crossed!

ISB application for 2013-2014 batch open now

ISB has opened the application portal for application for 2013-14 batch. Here are deadlines

As usual there are 3 essays. Here are the essay topics

Essay 1: Please make a strong case to differentiate yourself from an exceptional set of applicants applying for PGP 2013-14. You could cite personal/ professional achievements to present your case. (300 words max)

Essay topics 2,3 haven’t changed

Essay 2: Where do you see yourself three years after you graduate from the ISB?(300 words max)

Essay 3: Please provide additional information, that will significantly affect the consideration of your application to the ISB. (300 words max)

Interesting addition

ISB has also asked for a 90 second video on “Life to me is…………………..” .

Results speak: 44 Apphelp candidates got admitted to ISB last year.


ISB success story-amitAbhishek Shetty : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujay Akshat Pipersenia : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amitAmandeep Singh : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujayApoorv Vishnoi : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amitArjun Jindal : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujayAshish Kohli : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amitChintan Shah : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujayNarendra Singh : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amit Navjot Chhabra : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujay Rishabh Sinha : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amit Shifa Soomar : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-sujay Vinay Raju : ISB 2012 Admit

ISB success story-amitEkta Babbar : ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-sujayHimanshu Jain : ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Vishal Chaturvedi: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Vivek Sinha: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Samyak: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Kaustubh Malik: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Aditi Sharma: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Gejoy Kuriakose: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Himanshu Joshi: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Magesh Karthik: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Parveen Sahu: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Sahil Nanda: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story-saurabh Sonali Gupta: ISB 2011 Admit

ISB success story- Sumeet Walia: ISB 2011 Admit

Others admits to ISB: Rohit Mathur, Piyush Bhandari, Ravi Mittal, Rishi Talwar, Naman Madaan, Sandy Diwan, Harmanjeet Singh, Jaipreet Bindra, Chaitanya Indukuri , Srikanth T and many others

SERVICE CHARGES

ISB Essay Review package


INR 11000 or USD 220


 

About Apphelp

 

Apphelp Services

 

Resources

 

Apphelp reviewer's profiles

Success stories

FAQ's

Contact Apphelp

Services & charges

Essay Review & editing process

Interview preparation process

 

INSEAD Essay questions & tips

Oxford SAID Essay questions & tips

AGSM Essay questions & tips

Rotman Essay questions & tips

IIMA PGPX Program information

IIMC PGPEX Essay questions & tips

 

NUS Essay questions & tips

XLRI GMP Program information

ISB Interiew questions & tips

ISB essays, tips & questions

Michigan Ross Essay questions & tips

NYU Stern Essay questions & tips

Connect with Apphelp      

Blog

LinkedIn

You tube Channel

 

Top US B Schools

Top Asian B Schools

Top European B Schools

Top Australian B Schools

Top Canadian B schools

Top Finance B Schools

Top Marketing B Schools

Top Technology B Schools

Top Operations B Schools

Top General Management B Schools