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Common Interview Mistakes That MBA Applicants Must Avoid

“Don’t fidget.” “Be succinct” “Don’t lose eye contact.”

Ever hear that inner voice when you’re being interviewed? It can be hard to concentrate when you’re analyzing everything you’re possibly doing wrong. Still, you know it only takes a handful of mistakes – or one big blooper – to sink your chances of getting into Haas or Fuqua.

According to Chioma Isiadinso, co-founder of admissions consultant EXPARTUS, “Top business schools place a high premium on the interview to assess interpersonal skills and to clear up any misgivings they may have after receiving your application.” So what are the biggest interview sins? As you polish your first round application, check out these 20 gaffes that are certain to alienate an adcom.

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