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When are college interviews usually scheduled?

Trying to plan my schedule and feeling a bit anxious. Can anyone tell me when interviews typically happen? Are they spread throughout the year or do they tend to be clustered in specific months?

7 months ago

Totally understand feeling a bit anxious about fitting interviews into your busy schedule. Typically, college interviews are scheduled during the admissions cycle in which you apply, shortly after you submit your application.

If you're applying Early Decision or Early Action, interviews typically take place between in mid-November. For Regular Decision applicants, interviews generally starting in late January, until the end of February.

However, if a college offers rolling admissions or you're applying late in the process, interviews can be scheduled beyond these time frames. Also, remember that not all schools offer interviews, and for those that do, not all applicants will necessarily receive an interview invitation—not being asked to interview doesn't mean you aren't getting in, it usually just means the school doesn't have enough alumni interviewers in your area for every applicant.

Good luck with your interviews, when they arrive! Remember, this is an opportunity for the college to get to know you better, but also for you to learn more about the school! Finally, if you want to start prepping now, you can check out CollegeVine's blog post on common questions you're likely to face: https://blog.collegevine.com/15-major-college-interview-questions-to-prepare-for

7 months ago

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