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Harvard Business School’s interviews may be scheduled on campus, in domestic or international hub cities, or via Skype.

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Set 1

Q1: Why did you choose to join Company X (something from your CV)?

Q2: What are the best and worst things about your current job?

Q3: Tell me about yourself.

Q4: What has been the most challenging aspect of your current job?

Q5: If you could change anything about your current company, what would it be?

Q6: How has your leadership evolved with your career progression?

Q7: Who do you admire in your current industry (companies and leaders)?

Q8: What’s the company’s position compared to its competitors? How can your company improve this?

Q9: Who do you admire in your current industry (companies and leaders)?

Q10: Who do you admire in your post-<Course name> industry?

Set 2

Q1: Tell me about a time you dealt with conflict in the workplace.

Q2: Give me an example of a project you’ve had a difficult time with.

Q3: Tell me about a time you had to convince a superior to follow your recommendation.

Q4: How would your colleagues describe you?

Q5: What kind of people do you look forward to meeting at HBS?

Q6: What challenges do you anticipate facing in reaching your career goals? How will you overcome them?

Q7: Given what you know now if you could go back to university and pick your subjects, would you change your choices?

Q8: What is a common misperception people have about you?

Q9: What motivates you?

Q10: What would be your dream job?

Set 3

Q1: Where do you want to do your summer internship? How will you market yourself to these companies?

Q2: Why HBS?

Q3: How can you contribute to case method discussions?

Q4: What will you do if you don’t get into any business school this year?

Q5: What do you like to do outside of work?

Q6: What is the most recent book you’ve read?

Q7: How have you developed your international experience?

Q8: What are you passionate about?

Q9: Is there something about you that has not been addressed in your application?

Q10: What would your supervisor say is a weakness? A strength?

Set 4

Q1: What is the gap between you and the leaders you admire?

Q2: How is your current company winning in the market? How could they continue to win in the market?

Q3: When did you use business intuition when the data was telling you something different?

Q4: Tell me about your time in college?

Q5: Where do you see the industry you’re interested in now? Where will it be? What is a company you admire in the industry?

Q6: What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?

Q7: What is one thing you wish you had done differently?

Q8: What other companies did you apply to other than the one you’re currently at?

Q9: How do you effectively prioritize tasks when faced with multiple important tasks at once?

Q10:What do you think are important components of a team?

Crack The Harvard Business School Interview By Mastering Each Category Questions

Do you know there are Certain Categories of Questions You have to Master before Confidently Sitting for the Harvard Business School 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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