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Updated Apr 2, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details – Got an email saying they liked my resume and I scheduled for an interview on campus (this was at UCSD). The interview consisted of 2 45 minute interviews. They were very nice people and very helpful when I was stuck on some code. Interesting interview. Heard back the day after and did not get the offer.

Interview Question – What is your favorite day of the week?   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in January 2013.

Interview Details – Telephonic Interview. Had it in 2- steps of 45 minutes each with a 15 minutes break in between.

Interview Question – Tricky Questions on Algorithm. One question was asked on merging two linked lists with given order of 3rd link list. Other question asked by different interviewer was somewhat similar with different logic.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details – Applied online. Two 45 minute interviews.

Interview Question – Binary Search Tree where each node knows its parent and the leaf nodes are in a linked list. Print the in order traversal.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details – The first round asked some detains about hashtable, but I didn't know how to answer it. Then lgorithmic problem that the team had already solved, and on the front-end. I wrote the algorithm in Javascript. The final problem is to reverse a char arrray of sentence in place.
The second round asked detains about arraylist and lined list and the difference between them. Problems are copy a binary tree and print a binary tree by level.

Interview Question – find the common ancestor of two nodes using the interface.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Amazon.com in February 2014.

Interview Details – Had 2 rounds of phone interview (each for 45 min).Both the interviews were technical.I was asked to write code for general data structures questions(linked lists,binary trees).
In first round I was asked to wrte code for Reversing a linked list,finding intersection of two linked lists,reversing a string, hash tables and some pointer questions.In second round I was asked about my projects and a card problem

Interview Question – i faced difficulty while writing the code as I have to explain him what I was doing at the same time.A little bit of practise would have helped.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details – Phone

Interview Question – A lot to questions involving has tables and trees   Answer Question

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Interviewed at Amazon.com

Interview Details – They conducted 4 rounds in total for selecting interns. The 1st round was an online test. 2nd & 3rd rounds were technical interviews. 4th round was the bar raiser round where challenging questions were placed in front of you.

Interview Question – Given a binary tree find such a subtree that is a bst. + that bst must be the biggest bst in the given tree.   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Amazon.com in April 2012.

Interview Details – The interview was kind of difficult

Interview Question – Give a description of most challenging project taken   Answer Question

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I applied through college or university and the process took a day - interviewed at Amazon.com in April 2012.

Interview Details – Two phone interviews in a row. Industry standard questions, focused on data structures and algorithms.

Interview Question – So many follow up questions. Requested to find optimized solutions.   Answer Question

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I applied online and interviewed at Amazon.com.

Interview Details – It was a phone interview. Can't reveal specifics, but you should really know you big O and data structures. Most of the interview was focused on that.

Interview Question – What is the big O notation for a given sorting algorithm.   Answer Question

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