Believe it or not, everyone experiences those feelings at one point or another, even those really, really confident-looking people! Even if you can’t get rid of it completely, you can reduce the amount of stress you feel by preparing for an interview before it happens. Knowing in advance what the interviewer might ask questions about Master Program can give you time to come up with the best possible answers, which should keep your nerves from completely taking over.

If you’re getting ready for anMaster Program interview, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up a list of 4 common Master Program interview questions and given a little guidance on the best answers.

What has been your most challenging or rewarding academic experience so far?

Think back to your time as an undergrad—your favorite (or least favorite) professors, classes, projects and organizations. If you’re going to talk about a challenge you faced, describe how you were able to overcome the challenge and turn it into a positive or successful experience. If you’re talking about a situation that was rewarding, explain why it was rewarding and what you gained from the

Discuss a time when you were a leader?

It’s very likely that the interviewer will be interested in your leadership skills—this is common among Master Program interview questions. Have several specific examples ready that illustrate different forms of leadership, from leading a team, to taking the ethical high ground, to making a positive impact.

What do you like most about your current work?

This is an opportunity to direct the conversation toward something you’re truly passionate about. What do you love about your job, and why did you choose that particular career path? What do you find rewarding or satisfying about what you currently do? Even if you’re unhappy in your current position, you should be able to name at least one good thing about it—this shows you’re able to find positivity in a negative situation.

What are your short- and long-term goals?

Your short-term goals should be concrete and achievable, while your long-term goals should line up with your passions and personality. You should include at least a couple of business and career-oriented goals so you can show how an Master Program from IIBM Institute would play a part in helping you achieve them.

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