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How should I prepare for a college interview?

Hi all! I'm a junior and I'm starting to think about college interviews. How should I prepare for them? What are some common questions I should be ready to answer? I'm a little bit stressed about making a good impression. Thanks for your help!

11 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're being proactive about preparing for college interviews. First and foremost, remember that interviewers are there to get to know you as a person, so just be yourself. That being said, there are some things you can do to feel more confident going into the interview. Research the college beforehand, so you're familiar with their mission, values, and programs. This will not only show the interviewer that you've done your homework, but it will also help you express why the college is a good fit for you. As for common questions, be prepared to answer things like: - Tell me about yourself. - Why do you want to attend this college? - What do you plan to study, and why? - What are your strengths and weaknesses? - What extracurricular activities are you involved in, and why are they important to you? - Describe a challenge you've faced and how you overcame it. - What do you do in your free time? It's helpful to practice answering these questions with a friend, family member, or counselor. Additionally, think about any questions you might have for the interviewer. It's a good opportunity to learn more about the college from someone who knows it well. Lastly, dress professionally but comfortably and arrive early. Good luck, and remember to relax and be yourself!

11 months ago

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