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A Master Guidebook To Crack The Toughest St. Gallen CEMS Interview Questions

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Take A Look At St. Gallen CEMS Interview Questions Compiled from our Successful Clients

Set 1

Q1: Could you tell me how you would determine the number of chocolate bars consumed daily in the city of St. Gallen? 

Q2: What is the biggest lesson you have learned from a previous supervisor, manager, or professor that you believe will influence your own managerial or leadership style?

Q3: What does a service attitude mean to you? And how do you show it in your everyday life?

Q4: Tell us about one time where you stood up for your values?

Q5: Please choose one of the experiences you listed in your CV that can best describe your ability.

Q6: Does the geographical location of a country affect its cultural development?

Q7: Is a democratic government the best? What are your views?

Q8: How do you prepare yourself for something you cannot prepare for? Give us an example.

Q9: Tell us how you would determine the number of alpinists in the Alps.

Q10: Tell us about one teacher, manager, the professor that has inspired you, and tell us how it will affect your leadership skills

Set 2

Q1: How do you prepare yourself for something you cannot prepare for? Give us an example.

Q2: Tell us how you would determine the number of alpinists in the Alps.

Q3: Tell us about one teacher, manager, the professor that has inspired you, and tell us how it will affect your leadership skills?

Q4: Why do you want to study in Switzerland?

Q5: Why ST. Gallen?

Q6: Why <Course> now or Why <Course> at this stage of your career?

Q7: What is your Plan B if (planned career) does not happen?

Q8: How will you add value to the class?

Q9: One reason that we should not select you?

Q10: Give me an example of a time you faced a conflict while working on a team. How did you handle that?

Set 3

Q1: Give me an example of a time when you did not meet a client’s expectations. What happened, and how did you attempt to rectify the situation?

Q2: Why did you take up (hobby)? What motivates you?

Q3: What would you describe are your greatest achievement to date?

Q4: What kind of people do you look forward to meeting at St. Gallen?

Q5: What if you were working in a group of 5 people, and there is one person who is clearly not pulling their weight (submitting shoddy work, or submitting work late). How would you deal with that?

Q6: Give me an example of a time when you were successful in communicating with a difficult person(s) or circumstance?

Q7: Tell me about your work experience, while concentrating on the skills you learned from it.

Q8: What are your short-term and long-term goals? and how will St. Gallen help you achieve them?

Q9: Have you ever visited a foreign country? If yes, talk about your experience

Q10: How good are your negotiating skills?

Set 4

Q1: Why are you so driven towards the <career of your choice>?

Q2: How would your friend describe you?

Q3: Describe a time when you faced a major setback and how did you overcome it?

Q4: How will <course name> formulate your professional career in the future?

Q5: Why do you want to study in Switzerland?

Q6: What are you passionate about? and how do you follow your passions?

Q7: We are interested in people who think about more than just themselves. So give me an incident where you helped someone else grow.

Q8: What did you find different in St. Gallen compared to the other schools?

Q9: How did you decide which schools you want to apply to?

Q10: Summarize yourself in a single sentence.

 

Crack The St. Gallen CEMS Interview By Mastering Each Category Questions

Do you know there are Certain Categories of Questions You have to Master before Confidently Sitting for the St. Gallens CEMS 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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