Bad responses to interview questions but he liked me?

Hey all! I just recently had a super day for IB. There were 3 interviewers, and for one particular interviewer, my answer for a question was bad and he kinda called me out about it. He was grilling me a lot on my experiences and asking very specific questions. However, he seemed like he liked me and made jokes with me and even told me to email him about something we were talking about. Any thoughts on if this is a bad thing?

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  • Intern in IB - Cov
Nov 18, 2021 - 9:09pm

Yeah you could make it. I just had a first round where I fucked up a technical, but the guy and I got along really well, so I made the second round. 

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Nov 18, 2021 - 9:41pm

A lot of times, especially at an entry level, your answer to technical / deal experience questions is simply to check the box. What really matters is if your interviewers like you as a person. I always tell people that 80% of the time, your story will significantly outweigh answers on technical questions

Nov 18, 2021 - 9:50pm

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