20 Wacky Business School Interview Questions That Are Asked Just To Confuse You

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It’s well known that the hardest and most nerve-wracking aspect of the business school admissions process is the final interview.The experts over at Veritas Prep told Clusterstock in 2010 that these are some classic questions to prepare for before an MBA interview. Confusing B-School candidates, it seems, never goes out of style.

So study up, and prepare some smart and quirky answers for these questions.

What's the best email address you've ever seen? Why?

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Sell me this pen.

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Look at this painting. What does it mean to you?

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If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?

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How many golf balls are in the air around the world, right now?

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If they did a movie about your life, what actor or actress would you choose to play you?

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If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

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I'm trying to land an aeroplane but don't know what to do. Talk me through it and help me land.

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Pretend that disaster is about to strike the city of San Francisco. How long would it take you to evacuate the entire city?

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What is the worst book you ever read?

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Walk me through your resume in less than 30 seconds.

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If your parents were talking about you right now, what do you think they would say is your most annoying trait?

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Why do you think you don't currently have your boss's job?

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If you could go back in time and steal Hitler's wallet without fear of punishment, would you?

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Tell me about a time when you made a very embarrassing mistake.

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Are you a dog or a cat person? Sell me on why that animal is better.

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If you could change the ending to any movie, what would it be?

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Don't you think an MBA is really just a waste of time?

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What was the last thing you ate?

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How you should answer them

The experts from Veritas Prep give this advice:

'If an applicant gets one of these, we recommend that he just stay cool, have a little fun with it, and use it as an opportunity to talk about his main application themes!'

Find out more about how to prepare for business school on Veritas Prep.

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