by Stacy Blackman Consulting
For MBA applicants, traditional telephone interviews can be a boon or a bust. On the one hand, the absence of face-to-face contact makes it much more difficult to convey your true personality. For some, however, the relative anonymity provides the freedom to express yourself without worrying about the nervous sweat dotting your brow…or your questionable choice in pajamas–the de rigueur phone interview attire. But “cheaters”, beware. According to a recent Businessweek.com article, to circumvent potential students’ use of stand-ins, more and more business schools are turning to Webcams to conduct phone interviews.