University of Michigan Ross School of Business has a class size of 502 in which 30% constitutes of women. If you are taking the campus interview there are high chances of having a group interview too. It is recommended not to prepare for the question like introduce yourself etc. or else please make sure that it does not look like a prepared conversation. Alumni and 2nd year students would be also involved in the group interview. Average GMAT score for Ross School of Business is 703.

Who takes the interview: Alumnus (off campus interview), Adcom (campus interview)
Average time per interview: 30-40 minutes

Main questions to prepare Michigan Ross MBA Interview:

  1. Career Achievements
  2. Long term and short term goals
  3. Accomplishments in your personal life
  4. Questions on leadership skills you have displayed outside your work
  5. Questions on your profile and work, clients projects etc.

Below are a few Michigan Ross MBA Interview experience and questions:

Michigan Ross MBA Interview Experience -1:

Hi, My MBA personal interview yesterday with Ross alum was over the telephone. I had applied during R2 of admission cycle; my Ross interview went on roughly for about 50 minutes. It was a very casual and interviewer made me feel comfortable and overall I didn’t feel like interview, most of the questions asked were about my profile and application essays. The interview questions were as follows:

  • Walk me through your resume
  • Why are you planning to do MBA?
  • Why you choose Ross?
  • What do you feel you can learn from a MBA at Ross?
  • Describe an instance where you had to fight for an idea within a team
  • Describe any instance where you were frustrated within a team
  • How do you cope where you had to work with someone very different from you?
  • What was the most challenging task you have received at work?
  • Is there anything else you’d like to add that wasn’t in your interview or essays?
  • Do you have any questions for us?

Overall my MBA personal interview went on really well and now hoping for the best. I had taken up a few practice interview session and the mock interview with the consultants also helped me during the Ross Interview.

Michigan Ross MBA Interview Experience -2:

I had a face to face interview with the Michigan Ross Alumni, I was not able to apply in round 1 so I decided and applied in round 2 and my interviewer was Ross alum. I met him in a hotel and the interview was informal. I do not remember all the questions they asked me, however most of the question were profile related and I had a few mock interview sessions with my close friends which helped me answer the questions spontaneously.

  • Walk me through your resume, he asked questions stressing more on the organizations which I worked for.
  • Why you choose MBA?
  • Why you choose Ross?
  • How do you describe your learning style?
  • How do you define leadership give instances where you exhibited leadership?
  • Tell us about your achievements?
  • Talk about a disappointment in your life and how did you overcome?

So, overall my Michigan Ross interview experience was pretty good. As my MBA interview preparation was good enough, I really didn’t stick anywhere. The MBA personal interview went on for 45 minutes and I had enough time to ask 3-4 questions. After the MBA personal interview I was hoping for the best as Ross was my dream school and finally I was accepted. It’s a dream come true for me.

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