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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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How do I prepare for a college interview?

Hello! I'm a junior, and I've been thinking about what I can do to prepare for college interviews next year. I've heard that they can be an important part of the admissions process, but I'm not exactly sure what to expect or how to make a good impression. Can anyone give me some advice on how to prepare for a college interview and what types of questions I might be asked?

11 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're starting to think about college interviews early. Being well-prepared can definitely help you make a positive impression. To start, I'd recommend researching the schools you're applying to and being familiar with their programs, values, and campus culture. This will help you answer questions about why you're interested in the school and how you see yourself fitting in.

To prepare for the interview itself, practice answering common questions like 'Tell me about yourself,' 'Why do you want to attend this college?', 'What are your academic and extracurricular interests?', and 'What are your future goals?'. Think about examples from your own experiences that can support your answers and showcase your strengths.

Additionally, don't forget to prepare some questions of your own to ask the interviewer about the college or their experiences. This shows your genuine interest in the school. Finally, be sure to dress professionally and arrive on time for the interview. Good luck, and I'm sure you'll do great!

11 months ago

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