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We offer ongoing opportunities to engage with our Recruiting & Admissions Team, students, and faculty. From personal consultations to small group info sessions or campus visits, our events are designed to help you learn more about our program, admissions process, and career outcomes, as well as help you get to know our community.
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The interview is an important component of the application and provides you an opportunity to share your story. Through the interview, we hope to hear more examples of the types of experiences you have had in both your personal and professional life, and to get a sense of your demonstrated record of achievement, your interpersonal and communication skills and your focus—why MS Finance?
The interview usually lasts 30 to 40 minutes. In general, the goal of the interview is to assess your maturity, judgment, professionalism, initiative, interpersonal and team skills, communication skills and ability to think critically.
No—we recognize that it's not possible for everyone to travel to campus, especially in the middle of the workweek or from far away. Typically, we conduct your interview via video call once your application has been submitted and gone through an initial review. You will be contacted via email to set up your interview.
We conduct a structured conversational interview. We are interested in evaluating all candidates on a common set of criteria, but we also want to discover your individual story, unique talents, and personal ambitions. Your interpersonal skills, communication abilities, and professional presence are at least as important as the specific content of the interview. We expect that you will wear professional attire and have a copy of your current resume.