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10 tips to ace your B-school interview

March 23, 2010 16:32 IST

After the written exam, most management institutes invite you for the next stage of the testing procedure, which could comprise essay writing, group discussions and interviews. In fact, almost every institute uses interviews to assess the suitability of the candidate.

So what are the broad topics that you should prepare for in interviews?

There are some questions/ topics that you should be ready to address. These are:

Tips to prepare

The author, an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, is an MBA preparation expert and has been involved in MBA coaching for almost six years. He has also written the best-selling 'An Introduction to CAT-Tips from an IIM Alumnus' published by Pearson Education. He can be contacted at

Illustration: Dominic Xavier

Sidharth Balakrishna