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Any advice for preparing for college interviews?

Hey guys, I have a few college interviews scheduled, and I'm a bit nervous. Do any of you have tips or advice on how to prepare and make a good impression? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hey there! I know college interviews can be pretty nerve-wracking, but try not to worry too much. From experience, preparation and practice can help you feel more at ease.

Start by researching the college and its programs, making sure you can speak about why you're genuinely interested in attending. Review your application as well so that you're ready to discuss any aspect of it.

Practice common interview questions (e.g., tell me about yourself, your strengths, weaknesses, etc.). Think of stories or experiences that demonstrate your good qualities like problem-solving, leadership, and community engagement.

Lastly, be ready to ask your interviewer a few well-thought-out questions to show your interest and engagement. This can make the conversation flow more naturally and make a good impression.

There's a valuable CollegeVine blog post on how to prepare for college interviews: https://blog.collegevine.com/top-10-tips-for-your-college-interview/

Best of luck, and I'm sure you'll do great!

9 months ago

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