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Time Management for Interviews: How long do college interviews usually last?

Hey folks! So I’m planning out my schedule and trying to figure out how much time college interviews take. How long are they typically, do I need to block out an entire afternoon, or are they just a quick chat?

7 months ago

Hello there! It's great that you're planning ahead for your college interviews – being prepared is key to making a good impression. Typically, college interviews range from 30 minutes to an hour.

However, you might want to block off a little extra time both before and after the interview. Giving yourself a buffer can help ensure you're not rushing into the interview or worried about being late to something you have right afterwards, which can help you stay calm and collected.

Additionally, the extra time after can be useful to jot down some notes about how the interview went, in case you want to review those notes in preparation for future interviews, or any follow-up actions you might want to take, so that you don't forget. You probably won't need an entire afternoon, but planning for a two-hour window could be a safe bet to accommodate for any unexpected delays or extended conversations.

Best of luck with your interviews!

7 months ago

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