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Duke University
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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


Low accuracy (4 of 18 factors)

How should I approach the interview process?

Hey everyone! I know some colleges require or highly recommend interviews, and I'm a little bit nervous about it. Do you have any advice on how to prepare for these interviews and what to expect? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hello! I completely understand your concerns about college interviews. First, take a deep breath and remember that these interviews are often meant to be conversational and informative for both you and the interviewer.

To prepare, research the college and the specific program you're applying to. Knowing key facts about the school will show your genuine interest. Additionally, prepare a resume with your achievements, experiences, and hobbies, as this will be a helpful reference for your interviewer if they need one and showcase your interests.

Practice answering common interview questions with a friend or family member, but avoid memorizing your answers. Instead, aim for a natural and genuine conversation. Don't forget to prepare some thoughtful questions to ask your interviewer about the college or the program.

On the day of the interview, dress appropriately and arrive early. Make sure to maintain eye contact, listen carefully, and respond thoughtfully. Remember, interviewers want to get to know you, so be yourself!

Lastly, don't forget to send a thank-you email to your interviewer after the meeting. It's a great way to show your appreciation and leave a positive impression. Good luck!

9 months ago

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