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20February2017

MBA Interview Prep 4: How to Thank Your Interviewer

by The Red Pen

4th and final article in series By the time you’ve finished your final interview, we are sure you are heaving a huge sigh of relief, thrilled to be done with this long and exhaustive MBA application process. But before you turn off the application part of your brain, there is one last thing you should

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15February2017

MBA Interview Prep 3: Difference between admissions committee and alumni interviews

by The Red Pen

3rd in a 4-part series on MBA interviews Different institutes conduct interviews in different ways, and knowing the format for these interviews beforehand can help you prepare. While all interviews are aimed to learn more about the applicant, in terms of their personality, motivations and whether he or she would thrive in that program, the

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11February2017

MBA Interview Prep 2: Do’s and Don’ts – Preparing for a team-based interview

by The Red Pen

2nd in a 4-part series on MBA interviews While most MBA programs interview applicants one-on-one, there are some schools that follow a different interview style. The Wharton School of Business and Michigan Ross, for example, use a team-based interview format, where approximately four to five candidates are assessed simultaneously on their ability to work collaboratively. Business

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9February2017

MBA Interview Prep 1: ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

by The Red Pen

1st in a 4-part series on MBA interviews Tell me about yourself. It’s a simple question, right? Yet we find several applicants tripping over this interview staple more often than not. And, because it’s usually the first question presented to them by their interviewer, it can set the tone for the whole interview and derail

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5January2017

Getting Camera Ready!

by Originally Published in The Hindustan Times Education Supplement

The wonders of technology have made it simpler than ever for foreign colleges to communicate directly with international students. But navigating these virtual interactions to project composure and competence takes skill. The most dazzling resume and polished oral communication skills can be undone by a patchy internet connection, flickering video feed or unintended imagery on your screen. Read below for 10 tips on how to master the video interview:

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