Answer to the question "Why MBA"?

"Why MBA?" is a question which is very commonly asked in interviews. So, one must be prepared for it, before going to the interview.
The best answer to this question is spend some time for introspection and look in your inner heart of to find the purpose of doing MBA. Many would definately get it.
There would still be many who are not clear about his/her goal but doing MBA because of good packages or family pressure. I would definately recommend them to think once again because MBA is a very costly course. If you are still sure to do an MBA degree, I will definately help you to answer this question.
Some of the answers which people can use as a base or mix some of them to get what they want to express are below in different tabs.

I want to run my Dad’s business. So with MBA, I would learn different business tactics and strategies to apply it practically in my family business and make my dad proud of it.

I would learn analytics, marketing and finance which would definately be used in my family business.

I would like to take management positions so that I can help in the decision making things of the company. I don’t like to do work like labour but to work where my decisions and ideas would be important for the success of the company. This would make my personal goals also fulfullied, indirectly.

MBA would give me a good peer to peer interactions and that too that are highly selected. With such interactions knowledge and other different skills sharing occurs which takes a lot of time to earn these skills practically.

Also, MBA would provide me, the expereriences of other alumini, industry leaders as well as professors. With these different kind of experiences I can achieve huge success.


I want to develop my leadership abilities along with the best network which I would like to earn from MBA from a good institute like that of yours. I think my domain knowledge and overall personality developement can do wonders to my career.

I don’t want to be in IT field. I did my B. Tech in CSE. Before pursuing engineering, I was a kid and not able to decide where should I go. Now, I found that my passion is in marketing and for getting a good knowledge, exposure and position, MBA is the best option I can have.

I think MBA is the best option to get a full fleshed business knowledge. How companies run and the internal management, I am really interseted in all these things.In the future it would also help in starting my own business, in case I wished for it.



Apart from just Why MBA question, there may be many follow up questions which are given below. One must be prepared for it well to have a marvellous interview.

1. Why don’t you pursue your career goals by what you are doing already?

2. Why MBA from this college?

3. What specific skills you want to learn from an MBA?

4. What are your expectations from an MBA as a student?

5. How you can be beneficial for your batchmates?

Panels taking interviews very well know that you are doing an MBA for money or good position. They want how better you can explain to them with the magic of your words. If you have all the related answers to what you are answering, you will do very well in the interviews.

Here are the skills which generally MBA provides to students. These skills can be used to answer questions about doing an MBA if you can gain some useful details and relate things in your own way.


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