College Admission Interview Preparation


The following three step process will help your student prepare for personal interview. It is that time of the year where interviews are going at full swing.


STEP One:

This session is revolving around why the student applying for this university, for example,

“Harvard”

  • Why Harvard and why not others?

  • How did you first hear about Harvard?

  • What draws you to the undergraduate school/program to which you’ve applied at Harvard?

  • What on-campus opportunities are you most excited about?

  • Who influenced you to apply for Harvard?


STEP Two

In this session, it’s personal. The interviewer or panel wants to know more about your personality.

  • What makes you unique or special to consider?

  • What do you most like learning about or excited to learn?

  • How do you learn best; what learning techniques are most natural for you?

  • What is the favorite part of your high school experience?

  • What topics or assignments have you found particularly intriguing?

  • Is there anything that you would change about your high school experience?

  • How do you spend your time when you're not in school?

  • What's the biggest challenge you've had to overcome?


STEP Three

Interviewer asks the student about his or her questions related to the university and it’s a measure of students’ enthusiasm and excitement at the end of the interview session.

  • What questions do you have?

  • What question(s) didn’t I ask that you’d like me to answer?

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