The college interview is the most personal aspect of the entire admissions process –
it provides the applicant an opportunity to be more than just words and numbers on a
page. Many highly selective private universities and small liberal arts colleges offer the
opportunity to interview.
The key to ensuring that the interview tips the admissions decision in your favor is
mostly about preparation. In this forum, we will teach students:
• What to expect during an interview.
• How to prepare to speak effectively about oneself.
• How to become the interviewer in order to discover if a college is the best match.
• Tips for making a positive impression from the start to finish of an interview.
Each student will also receive a mock interview followed by feedback on strengths and
potential areas for improvement.