Interviews Interviews are by invitation only. An invitation to interview signals that your application has reached an advanced stage of consideration, but it does not guarantee admission. Our goal is to interview all candidates accepted into our programs. Those invited to interview will be asked to answer the following question: The mission of the MIT Sloan School of Management is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world and to generate ideas that advance management practice. Please share with us something about your past that aligns with this mission. (250 words or fewer). Details for submitting your essay will be included in the interview invitation. Candidates will be invited by email to interview until the decision deadlines. Interviews will be conducted at MIT Sloan and in several key regions around the globe. Please indicate on your application your preferred location to interview; in some rare cases, we may conduct interviews by Skype. Please note that interviews are conducted on weekdays and during business hours.