Sohum Sen first wrote the CAT in 2017. When he didn't make the cut, he decided to continue working at Infosys and prepare for CAT once again. Come 2019, he finally scored 99.98%ile in CAT and cracked IIM C. In this video, he shares his unique IIM C interview experience. He further takes us through his XLRI Jamshedpur interview story and then his interview with MDI Gurgaon. Finally he tells us about his FMS experience and how he made the cut because luckily, the b-school decided to do away with interviews thanks to COVID 19. If you're preparing for your WAT-GD-PI this year, this is a must watch. Find out Sohum's insightful take on writing the WAT, filling b-school application forms and approaching controversial questions as well!
In this video, Sohum tells us his IIM C interview story and shares how it started off on a quirky note. He tells us how he experienced a bit of a brain freeze moment but thankfully, was able to overcome it. He further tells us about his candid approach to answering questions and how being honest helped him.
Sohum next takes us to his XLRI Jamshedpur interview where he connected with one of his interviewers on a deeper level. He shares how he wrote an email and shared opinions and views and received a reply too! Next he talks about his MDI Gurgaon interview. Sohum shares how one of his MDI interviewers had been on the panel all the 3 times he'd applied and how when he reminded the panelist, he was able to forge a connection with the interviewer in a more holistic way.
Next Sohum talks about the WAT. He shares how to approach the WAT and how one must know current affairs well to be able to answer these papers. Finally, Sohum shares his insight on answering political or controversial questions. This is a must watch if you're planning to get into a b-school in 2021!
- Be honest about yourself and genuinely connect with the interview panel without fear.
- Keeping abreast of current affairs can help you write the WAT well.
- Structuring your WAT is super important.
- Don't produce hobbies just for forms. Instead be honest about yourself!
- Don't share popular opinions on controversial topics. Instead try to speak of these logically.
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