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How much do college interviews impact admissions decisions?

Hey everyone, I have a few college interviews coming up and I'm wondering how much they actually impact the admission decision. Should I be really concerned about nailing them or are they just a small part of the process?

9 months ago

Hey! It's great that you have some college interviews coming up. College interviews generally play a supplementary role in the admissions process, meaning they're not going to make or break your application. However, they can definitely have a positive impact if you're able to leave a good impression on your interviewer!

Think of the interview as a fantastic opportunity to showcase your personality and highlight aspects of your application that might not be evident on paper. Focus on being genuine and authentic, and try not to stress too much about 'acing' the interview.

For some more interview guidance and tips, I recommend checking out this CollegeVine blog post: How to Prepare for Your College Interview

Best of luck in your interviews! Just be yourself, and you'll do great!

9 months ago

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