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One of the best experiences during the whole interview process. People are very caring and professional. Make it easy to decide whether to accept the offer or not in the latter process.

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The interview was very fun. The interviewer made it very easy to talk to them and asked interesting questions that weren't too difficult to anser. They were very accommodating. I interviewed with two people back to back.

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Stanford said “If you have not received an interview invitation by late November, you will not be interviewed this round” but they never specified the year. So we wait until late Nov every year? Classic GSB, treating applicants like trash by expecting us to wait for interview invites until we wither away and die…

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I got a referral from my friend. It was a tree rounds interview. First two was 30-40 min and the last was around one hour. All questions were reasonable. I like the process, interviewers were kind.

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I applied online. I interviewed at Stanford University in Oct 2022

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Very relaxed and comfortable. Basic interview question. Currently just completed 3rd and final interview hoping I receive an offer. Expect to hear back and receive offer by first week of December

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  • Clarification of skills listed on resume?
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About a 45 minute phone interview. Interviewer was very nice, easy to talk to—professional and personable. No major curveball questions. Seems like a great place to work. Felt all the questions were fair and not stilted or contrived.

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  • Q: Can you tell me something about yourself that isn’t on your resume?
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Teaching interview + debugging interview. You were given the problem in advance and were able to prepare. Debugging interview simulated real life TA debugging scenario - key was to keep talking

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Very friendly team. I had a 45 minute phone screen with the hiring manager then a one hour panel interview with the team. Unfortunately, I never heard back from them.

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One Zoom interview with the principal investigator and another person in the lab. Only 30 minutes and only one interview for them to decide who would get chosen. Very nice and professional people.

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The interview went well, with a friendly and brief introduction followed by basic questions on logical reasoning and my qualifications. It lasted a total of 45 minutes. The interviewer was a bit disinterested overall though.

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  • What were your test scores? What makes you a good fit for stanford? What motivates you ?
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I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Stanford University (Stanford, CA) in Sep 2022

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I applied online, then got an email for a phone interview first then was invited back for an in-person interview. After a few days, I heard back that I was offered the position.

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Stanford University Interviews FAQs

Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at Stanford University as 68.0% positive with a difficulty rating score of 2.80 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Research Assistant and Clinical Research Coordinator rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Administrative Associate and Postdoctoral Fellow roles were rated as the easiest.

The hiring process at Stanford University takes an average of 27 days when considering 515 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Postdoctoral Researcher had the quickest hiring process (on average 3 days), whereas Research Assistant roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 26 days).

Common stages of the interview process at Stanford University according to 515 Glassdoor interviews include:

Phone Interview: 23.54%

One on One Interview: 21.44%

Group Panel Interview: 16.84%

Presentation: 10.88%

Background Check: 8.58%

Skills Test: 6.07%

Drug Test: 5.96%

IQ Intelligence Test: 2.72%

Other: 1.99%

Personality Test: 1.99%

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