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I was interviewed in Round 1 (for class entering in 2013). My interview location was alumnus’ office. I have noticed that for LSB interviews, in most cases, the interviewer and candidate are of the same gender.
The interviewer gave me a presentation topic to work on during the interview and told me that she was more interested in checking my ability to put my thoughts in a structure manner rather than my knowledge about the topic. Apart from the presentation, the other questions which were asked are:
The interview lasted for almost 2 hours. It was a pretty exhaustive one.
Mine was an off campus interview conducted by an alumnus. I dressed up formally with a suit & tie. The interviewer was grilling me and created a stressful situation. The ordeal went for more than two hours.
Questions asked to me:
There were numerous follow up questions. The interviewer gave me a presentation topic which was not on the list provided by LBS.
My interview was conducted by an alumnus. Some of the questions asked were:
Here are few topics for the presentation (I complied this from various sources)
Popular historic figures
Accountability in accounting scandals
Women empowerment and quota
Growth among EU countries. Which ones are growing faster and slower vs. average, and why?
Carbon emissions trading
Advantages and disadvantages of UN passport
What documentary would you make, if given a chance?
Trials against political leaders
Wikileaks. What is it? Do you support it?
Breaking health-care patents in developing countries