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What is the best way to prepare for college interviews?

Hey guys, I'm a junior and I've heard that some colleges require interviews as part of the application process. I tend to get nervous during interviews, so I want to make sure I'm well-prepared. Do you have any advice on how to prepare for them? Thanks!

11 months ago

Hey there! I understand that interviews can be nerve-wracking, but with some preparation, you'll definitely feel more confident. Here are a few tips to help you get ready for college interviews:

1. Research the college: Make sure you're familiar with the college's programs, values, and culture. This will help you tailor your responses to the interviewer and show that you've done your homework.

2. Practice answering common interview questions: Some common questions include 'Why are you interested in this college?', 'What are your strengths and weaknesses?', and 'What do you plan to contribute to the college community?'. Practice answering these questions with a friend or family member so you're comfortable discussing them during the interview.

3. Be yourself: The interviewer wants to get to know the real you, so be genuine and honest in your responses. Don't try to give the answers you think they want to hear; instead, share your true thoughts and feelings.

4. Dress appropriately and arrive early: First impressions are important, so make sure you're dressed professionally and arrive on time. Good luck!

11 months ago

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