College Interview Questions

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Last time we discussed the categories of college interview questions as well as the first question students often get in interview situations. Let’s look at some other questions found in the Self-Awareness category. Often interviewers will try to determine if students have evaluated themselves and their actions. They might ask what the most challenging thing  [read more] …

The Toughest Interview Question

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College admissions and scholarship interviews can begin in the fall (as soon as Early Action/Early Decision applications are submitted) and continue throughout the spring, depending on each college’s deadlines. Interview questions tend to clump around six major categories: Self-Awareness, Milestones, Relationships, Favorites, College/Career Plans, and Opinions. The questions that center on Self-Awareness are the biggest  [read more] …

Keep Moving!

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We’ve just passed November 1, the first of several deadlines for college applications. After the stress of this initial push to get Early applications finished, many students are lulled into a sense of complacency. They feel they can wait until the mid-December announcements to begin work on the rest of the college applications should they  [read more] …

Remember to Breathe

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You can cut the tension with a knife in the homes of many high school seniors about now. Kids are wide-eyed and sleep deprived. Mothers are resorting to tears or raised voices. Rigorous classes are taking their tolls and college applications are way more complicated than anticipated. Things can deteriorate quickly if we don’t take  [read more] …

A Diamond of Many Facets

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The college application season is upon us with a vengeance! Students are straining to get their applications in shape for the early deadlines. Those who have completed their early applications are gearing up for the marathon required to complete the other 6-7 schools on their list. In their haste to get it done, many kids  [read more] …