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Below is a list of ESCP MiM direct Interview Questions. Knowing some probable MiM interview questions will definitely help you get an edge over the other candidates. ESCP direct interviews are pretty formal. In general, you can expect the interviewers to ask you around 6-8 questions over a Skype call. Be ready for any profile-specific questions.

Take A Look At ESCP’s Interview Questions Compiled from our Successful Clients

Set 1

Q1: Why study in France and why not in your native land?

Q2: What do you think you bring to the student body or alternately why should we admit you?

Q3:What do you know about the course?

Q4: How is the <course> going to help you achieve your career goals?

Q5: How did you decide on your career goals?

Q6: How are you going to finance your studies?

Q7: How will your undergraduate education help you here?

Q8: Why management after engineering?

Q9: Why not an <Course name>?

Q10: What are all the campuses you want to study in?

Set 2

Q1: What are the current news topics that you follow?

Q2: What do you think would be your key take away from this degree?

Q3: Any specific sector you want to proceed in?

Q4: Give an example of a “let down” and what did you do to make up for it?

Q5: What is the best way to inspire people?

Q6: Why do you want to leave your family business? /Why do you want to leave your previous job?

Q7: Tell me about one of your strengths which was previously a weakness.

Q8: Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult situation between co-workers.

Q9: What is the percentage of output generated with renewable energy sources in Europe?

Q10: How do you measure internationality?

Set 3

Q1: Which accomplishment are you proudest of?

Q2: Who has been the greatest influence in your career thus far?

Q3: Which type of companies would you like to work for after your <Course name>?

Q4: Give me an example of a time when you did not meet a client’s/manager’s/supervisor expectation. What happened, and how did you attempt to rectify the situation?

Q5: Will you be able to cope up with the pressure of a hectic school schedule?

Q6: Oh so you are interested in Energy ( can be any sector)? Do you know the CEO of XYZ french company?

Q7: How do you plan to manage in France with such a limited understanding of the French language?

Q8: What stands out about ESCP vs other European schools?

Q9: Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?

Q10: What is your Plan B if <your career> does not happen

Set 4

Q1: Walk me through your resume.

Q2: Why ESCP?

Q3: A role you think you’d want in a company immediately out of B-School.

Q4: What do you bring to the table? What do you expect to take away?

Q5: Give an instance from your life that showcases your leadership/learning/weakness.

Q6:What was your motivation to decide to do the course in the first place?

Q7:One reason that we should not select you?

Q8: Tell me about a situation in a job in the past where you were able to identify a problem. Then explain what you did about it.

Q9: Tell me about a time when you lacked the resources you needed to complete a task but ended up finishing it.

Q10: Give me an example of a time when you were successful in communicating with a difficult person(s) or circumstance?


Crack The ESCP Masters Interview By Mastering Each Category Questions

Do you know there are Certain Categories of Questions You have to Master before Confidently Sitting for the ESCP Interview? Have a look at the questions below to know what kind of questions you might encounter.

Competency Based Questions

  • What type of leader are you?
  • When have you been a leader?
  • Have you ever failed as a leader?
  • What do you think are the core qualities of a team player?
  • According to you, what is the best way of delegating work within a team?
  • Tell me about a time you worked on a team project.
  • Tell me about a time when you faced difficulty. How did you deal with it?
  • When you have multiple tasks due at the same time, what strategies do you use to ensure that all tasks are completed on time?
  • Give an example of a “let down” and what did you do to make up for it?
  • Tell me about a time when you faced difficulty. How did you deal with it?
  • When you have multiple tasks due at the same time, what strategies do you use to ensure that all tasks are completed on time?

Exploratory Questions


  • If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would you meet?
  • People are motivated by altruism than self-interest. Do you agree or disagree? Why?
  • Is a picture worth a thousand words?

Goal Based Questions

  • What are short term and long term goals?
  • Why do you want to pursue ‘<‘degree name’>’?
  • How will the program help you achieve your career goals?
  • Where do you see yourself 5 years down the lane?
  • Why do you want to study in <country_name>?

Domain Specific Questions

  • Tell me about a company that shows entrepreneurial spirit.
  • What significant challenges are businesses facing at the moment?
  • What are the key elements of a good marketing plan?
  • What are the biggest challenges in the industry you want to get into?

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