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Typical School Interview Questions

Hi all, I have a couple of school interviews coming up for my top-choice colleges. What are some common interview questions I should be prepared to answer? I want to make a good impression! Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're preparing for your college interviews. Here's a list of common interview questions that you can practice answering to help you feel more confident and make a good impression:

1. Can you tell me a little about yourself?

2. Why are you interested in attending our college?

3. What do you plan to major in, and why?

4. What are your academic strengths and weaknesses?

5. How do you spend your time outside of school? (Extracurricular activities, hobbies, etc.)

6. Can you share an example of a time when you faced a challenge and how you overcame it?

7. What is your favorite book or article you've read recently, and why?

8. What do you believe makes you a good fit for our college community?

9. What are your goals for the future? (Short-term and long-term)

10. Is there anything you would like to contribute to our campus if you were to attend?

In addition to these questions, remember that the interview is also an opportunity to learn more about the college and to show your enthusiasm for their programs. You should prepare a few questions to ask your interviewer about the school, such as specific academic opportunities, campus life, or unique offerings.

Finally, practice answering these questions in a concise and genuine manner. You can even conduct a mock interview with a teacher, parent, or friend to help you become more comfortable. Good luck with your interviews!

6 months ago

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