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How to write a thank you email after a college interview?

Hi everyone! I just had a college interview and I wanted to send a thank you email to my interviewer. What should I include? Is there a specific format I should follow? Any advice would be awesome! Thanks!

7 months ago

Hi there! It's a great idea to send a thank you email to your college interviewer. While there isn't a specific format you must follow, here's a general outline you can use to create your personalized thank you email:

1. Subject Line: Choose a clear and concise subject line like "Thank you for the College Interview" or "Thank you, [Interviewer's Name]: [Your Name]'s College Interview."

2. Greeting: Address the interviewer by their formal name (e.g., Dear Mr./Ms. [Interviewer's Last Name]).

3. Express Gratitude: Begin with a sentence expressing your appreciation for the opportunity to meet and the conversation you had. For example, "Thank you for taking the time to talk with me about my interest in [College] and sharing your experiences as an alum."

4. Highlight Conversation Points: Mention specific topics covered during the interview that you found insightful or valuable. It might be something the interviewer said, common interests, or even pieces of advice they shared. This shows them you were engaged and attentive during the conversation.

5. Reiterate Interest: Briefly state your continued interest in the college and enthusiasm for the possibility of attending. For example, "Our conversation has strengthened my belief that [College] is a great fit for me, and I am even more excited about the opportunity to study there."

6. Closing: Wrap up the email with another thank you and a professional closing (e.g., Sincerely, Best Regards).

Remember to proofread your email for typos and other errors, and send it within 24-48 hours of your interview. Sending a well-written, thoughtful thank you email will not only show your appreciation but also reinforce the positive impression you made during the interview. Good luck!

7 months ago

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