USC Marshall MS BA Interviews
Marshall interviews, conducted by the admissions committee or second year students, tend to focus on your overall career progression, future plans, and reasons for wanting to attend Marshall. During the interview, the interviewer is also trying to gauge how solid your motivations for wanting to pursue an MS BA are and how interested you seem in the Marshall program.
You will interview with a member of Marshall’s admissions committee. If you are in the US, you should try to complete your interview on campus in Los Angeles. If you live overseas, you may be able to complete your interview in person in rare cases where your interviewer is available to meet off-campus. More frequently, you will be asked to complete a Skype interview.
The Marshall interview is blind, meaning your interviewer will not have had access to your essays, GMAT/GRE scores, university grades, or letters of recommendation. The Marshall interview usually lasts exactly 30 minutes, however, some client reports have indicated that the interview lasted for nearly 45 minutes.
USC Marshall MS BA Frequently Asked Interview Questions
- Tell me about yourself. (Expect follow-up questions)
- Why did you choose your university? Your specific major/area of focus?
- What are you proudest of in your career thus far?
- What do you like to do for fun?
- What are your short term and long term career goals?
- Name three firms you would like to work at after your MBA.
- Why do you want an MBA?
- Why now?
- Why Marshall?
- Where else did you apply?
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- What makes you a unique candidate?
- What can you bring to Marshall?
- Why Marshall?
- Why the MS BA program?
- They also asked specific questions regarding your CV.
- 10 years from now, if you were to be on the cover of TIME magazine, what would it say about you?