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A Master Guidebook To Crack The Toughest LBS Interview Questions

Want to Ace Your Masters Interview for London Business School?

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A few stops from the City, London’s renowned financial center, and right around the corner from Regent’s Park is where you’ll find London Business School. They provide excellent MSc, MBA, and EMBA programs in subjects including entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, management science and operations, marketing, and finance.

Because of its reputation for leadership, research projects, and employable alumni, London Business School, which has consistently been ranked among the top in the world for the quality of its MSc, MBA, and EMBA programs, landed in seventh place in the QS Global EMBA Rankings 2022®.

The LBS MiM interview is usually “one on one” and is conducted by an alum of the school.

Take A Look At LBS MiM interview Questions Compiled from our Successful Clients

Set 1

Q1: Run me through your resume.

Q2: Few questions related to me job experience and other things I mentioned in the application form.

Q3: Why Program X & Why LBS?

Q4: Other schools you have applied to and which one will you choose if you get through all?

Q5: What if you don’t get through LBS this year and LBS asks you to apply again next year?

Q6: What is your leadership definition? Are you a leader?

Q7: How will to contribute to peer learning at LBS?

Q8: Talk about your strengths & weaknesses.

Q9: Tell me about your educational background and job.

Q10: Why did you choose this job

Set 2

Q1: Why Program X now? Do you think LBS will help you in achieving your post Program X goals?

Q2: What if you don’t find a job post-graduation from LBS?

Q3: How will you ensure that you find a job post-graduation?

Q4: How will you add value to your peer group at LBS apart from sharing learnings from your work experience?

Q5: Why will you choose LBS over other B-schools listed in my application?

Q6: Are you a team player? Give examples of situations where you have worked closely in teams.

Q7: How will you fund your venture and other expenses ( since I mentioned that I will be starting my venture post Program X)?

Q8: Is your employer’s business strategy right? i.e. Business model, market, etc

Q9: What are the key trends/ latest developments in your industry?

Q10: What is your Plan B if consulting/Investment banking does not happen?

Set 3

Q1: What are your key strengths? Can you give some examples please?

Q2: What is your biggest weakness ? Can you give some examples please?

Q3: How can you add value to the Class?

Q4: Why should we take you?

Q5: One reason that we should not select you?

Q6: Interests and Hobbies – Be prepared!.. questions as basic as “Why do you do poetry (or any other activity” may be asked.

Q7: What would you describe as your greatest achievement to date?

Q8: Give me an example of a time you faced a conflict while working on a team. How did you handle that?

Q9: Give me an example of a time when you did not meet a client’s expectation. What happened, and how did you attempt to rectify the situation?

Q10: Do you have any questions for us?

Set 4

Q1: Why should we take you?

Q2: One reason that we should not select you?

Q3: Interests and Hobbies – Be prepared!.. questions as basic as “Why do you do poetry (or any other activity” may be asked.

Q4: What would you describe as your greatest achievement to date?

Q5: I have read your essays. I want to know why you chose this year to apply for Program X? Do you think it is a perfect time for Program X for you?

Q6: You have mentioned your career goal in your essays. Could you explain in detail about it? What exactly is your plan, which are your targeted companies, etc.?

Q7: I see that you have served in one of the companies for just 4 months? Why did you leave it so early? Do you think you could have waited for some more time there?

Q8: Tell me something about the NGO you are associated with and your responsibilities there?

Q9: If I say that you are taking this interview for LBS, then what is that one key thing you would be looking for in the applicant?

Q10: How are the key things that influence Indian businessmen or entrepreneurs in doing business?

Crack The LBS MiM Interview By Mastering Each Category Questions

Do you know there are Certain Categories of Questions You have to Master before Confidently Sitting for the LBS MiM 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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