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Business Schools and Personality Testing

by Betsey Lippmeier

brainAccording to today’s  Wall Street Journal, “Schools are trying to choose from a crowded pool of well-qualified applicants and get a sense of the human being behind the application by adding personality tests and scored, standardized in-person interviews to the traditional battery of essays, transcripts and recommendations. Now, prospective M.B.A. students need to shine by showing emotional traits like empathy, motivation, resilience and dozens of others. ”

Here is a link to a site that provides free examples of personality tests.


Available at the Boston Public Library:


The Complete Personality Assessment




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