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Boston MSMFT Interviews

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Hi,

Has anyone received interview calls from BU?

Till last year a lot of interviews had taken place till now for the first round, but i dont see any updates yet this year. Is there a change in pattern this year?

Please update if anyone has heard anything from BU.
 
Hi,

Has anyone received interview calls from BU?

Till last year a lot of interviews had taken place till now for the first round, but i dont see any updates yet this year. Is there a change in pattern this year?

Please update if anyone has heard anything from BU.
This year BU includes interviews in the online application. There is a video essay section which is equal to an interview. Hope this helps.
 
I remember somewhere on the program website it is mentioned that for the 3 (I think) video essays, you essentially will have prompts generated on the spot and you’ll have some amount of time (less than 3 minutes if memory serves) to formulate and then provide a response. I believe BU is one of the only programs to conduct video essays in this way, though there could be some programs that I haven’t looked carefully at that do as well.
 
Columbia does it as well.
Do you know any sample questions that are likely to be asked in the video essay?
 
No, I do not, though I assume they would be of similar flavor to other schools. I think if you’ve done the heavy lifting with respect to other aspects of your application, you should be able to generate responses on the spot w/o knowing in advance potential prompts.

Which program at Columbia are you referring to? To my knowledge, neither the MAFN nor the MFE have a video essay component as part of the application, perhaps you are referring to the invitational interview for the MFE.
 
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