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Insead MBA Admission Interview Tips

Insead MBA Admission Interview TipsProcess

Insead Interview sessions have two rounds. Alumni from your country conduct these interviews. In many cases, the interviewer would be from a similar background as that of yours.  Only in exceptional cases, where there are no interviewers available in your country, will Insead conduct a phone interview

Interview Schedule: 1- 1.5 hrs

Style of Interview: Mostly conversational. Round two would be more like a Q&A section.

Selection Criteria: Leadership, Maturity, Motivation, Fluency in English, Ability to contribute to the class (in experience and initiative)

Tips

Do’s

Tip 1: Prepare

Interview should appear spontaneous but be thoroughly prepared for the interview. Conduct mock interviews or Download MBA Admission Interview Guide and learn how the conversations take place in a typical MBA admission Interview.

Tip 2: Read your resume/application at least 5 times

You should have an answer on each and every objections raised by the interviewer with respect to your resume or application.

Tip 3: Be on time

As in any other interviews, be on time

Tip 4: Dress code

Be professional in your dress code. Although the meetings are typically held in a café' and the interviewer might dress in T-shirt and Jeans, your dress code should be Business or Business casual

Men: No Jeans and T-shirt, No Jewelry except watch
Women: No revealing outfits. No Jeans and T-shirt. Minimal Jewelry

Tip 5: Focus on your USP: No exaggeration

Do not exaggerate. Objectively state your achievements. Traits that can highlight your fit with Insead:

a) Entrepreneurship

Insead supports entrepreneurship; highlight ....

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Interview Questions, Download F1GMAT's MBA
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