Kellogg Interview Questions

Kellogg Interview Questions Preparation MBA Business School NorthwesternKellogg is somewhat unique in that it allows anyone who applies to interview. Kellogg MBA interviews are typically off-campus with an alumnus, although it is also possible to interview with an admissions committee member on campus or over Skype. Interviews with Kellogg tend to vary greatly based on who interviews you. You can expect anywhere from 6 to 14 Kellogg interview questions. Kellogg interviews are on the longer side, sometimes lasting an hour to an hour and a half. If you are interviewed by an alumni, typically they will have already read your resume but not your whole application. Below are the most common Kellogg interview questions, ranked from most to least common. Your chance of being asked each questions is in parenthesis.

Most Common Kellogg Interview Questions

  1. Why Kellogg? (87%)
  2. Why get an MBA? Why now? (87%)
  3. What is your greatest accomplishment or what is the accomplishment you are most proud of? Sometimes when this question is asked, you are limited to an accomplishment at a certain company you worked at. (67%)
  4. Walk me through your resume. (60%)
  5. What will you contribute to the program? What will you get involved with at Kellogg? (60%)
  6. Tell me about a time you faced a challenge. Frequently the interviewer asks specifically about a challenge or failure in a team environment. (53%)
  7. What is your leadership style? (53%)
  8. Tell me about your education. Why did you choose your major? (40%)
  9. Is there anything else you would like me to know? (40%)
  10. Why did you pick your company or industry? (27%)
  11. What are your hobbies outside of work? (27%)
  12. How would your coworkers or peers describe your strengths and weaknesses? (20%)
  13. What role do you take within a team? (13%)
  14. What inspires you? (13%)
  15. What words would your classmates use to describe you? (13%)
  16. Tell me about a time you took an initiative. (13%)
  17. What are your long term goals? (13%)

You may also be asked specific questions about your resume or experiences. At the end you will have time to ask a few questions. For additional interview tips check out my MBA interview preparation guide. The questions for this article were collected from Clear Admit.

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