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I was interviewed by an alum - I am unsure of how Ross pairs up interviewers / interviewees, but I was luckily matched with somebody from my industry and location (leading to seamless conversation starters).
INSEAD R1/ 2 interviews, both with AlumniLocation: Virtual and in-personType of interview: both Alumni, mix of application-based and resume-basedQuestions asked:
Why MBA and Why INSEAD?
Tell me a time you worked with someone from a different background/culture from you.
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The IE Business School recommendation is a short online questionnaire sent to the recommender. Written endorsement letters are also accepted. Two recommendations are required and cannot be friends or family. If the applicant already has a letter of recommendation it may be uploaded with the application as a Word or PDF document. The IE Business School recommendation questions are below.
2020-2021 IE Business School MBA Recommendation Questions
Information about the applicant
How long have you known the applicant?
Since he/she was born (I know his/her family).
What was your relationship with the applicant?
In three words how would you describe the applicant?
From a professional perspective, what stands out about the candidate? (Max 500 characters)
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