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Interview Tips

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Admissions interviews probably aren't high on your list of fun, but you can ace it by being yourself—at your best. So remember the following:

  • Dress your best.
  • Act normal, be yourself.
  • Answer all questions truthfully, and to the best of your ability.
  • Have answers prepared for your proudest accomplishment, a difficult situation that you handled well, and why your favorite teacher is your favorite teacher.
  • Ask questions of the people who are interviewing, think of some before hand, like "Would you send your child to this college?" or "What can I expect from professors here if I need help?"
  • Let them know why you want to attend the school.
  • Let them know what's so great about you. Why should they admit you?

Plus, don't feel obligated to answer questions about the other schools you're considering.