Tag: college interviews

College Admission Interviews: My Advice and Experience

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Tips and real-world experiences for the college admission interview read more

Overcoming College Interview "Stage Fright"

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Student, Community Academy of Science and Health

Leading up to my college interview was one of the most nerve-wrecking times of my high school career. "Stage fright" was a gross understatement. read more

What to Expect From College Admission Interviews

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Student, Urbana High School

Even when they're not required, college interviews are often a way to bolster an application...and are actually a lot less scary than they may seem. read more

How to Escape Purgatory: Get Off Your Dream College's Waitlist

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

Been waitlisted at your dream school? Whether you find that encouraging or discouraging, there are steps you can take to help the final admission decision in your favor. read more

Deferred, Not Deterred

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Founder, Winning Applications

So, you were deferred by your top-choice school. What can you do to increase your odds of admission? Read on for a few tips. read more

Been There, Done That: College Interview Advice

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

We interviewed a current college student for some sound advice for students who may be interviewing for admission in the upcoming weeks. read more

10 Things You Should Do on Every College Visit

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When visiting campus, make sure you check out these common college hotspots. read more

Will joining a lot of clubs and activities boost my college application?

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Remember that quality of involvement is more important than quantity. Stick with activities that have always interested you, as most colleges can see through the applicant that pads their résumé, especially late in the game. read more

How should I prepare for an admission interview?

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Being interviewed can be difficult at first, but it's a skill that gets easier the more you practice. read more

What should I do if my parents and I disagree about my college choices?

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It is quite common for students and their parents to disagree about the appropriate college choice. Think carefully what is most important to you as you start your college search. read more