I’ve already wrote about the Yale Video Interview format last year, which was used in the 3rd round. After submitting your application, you will get a link from Yale’s admissions office with instructions on how to complete the video essay.
Here’s a list of 15 questions that have been asked as part of the Yale SOM Video Essay interview:
And the Yale Video Essay Questions are….
Here are some of the questions that have been asked in the past by Yale SOM:
- What qualities would your friends use to describe you.
- How would your friend and coworkers describe you?
- Please respond to the following statement: “Without Arts, an education can not be accomplished” Do you agree or disagree? why?
- What would you say are your strengths and weaknesses.
- Please respond to the following statement: “As businesses become more global, the differences between cultures decrease.” Do you agree or disagree? Why?
- Tell us about a challenging work experience and how you handled it.
- Tell us about how you engaged with a community or an Organization.
- Tell us about your leadership style.
- How did you contribute to your company/organization?
- Please respond to the following statement: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”Do you agree or disagree? why?
- What accomplishment are you most proud of?
- Tell us about a difficult decision and how you handled it?
- Tell us about a creative solution you designed
- If we asked your colleagues about your weakness and strengths, what would they say ?
- How will you resolve a conflict with your future classmates at the program?
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