Questions To Ask A College Admissions Counselor

While not every perspective student is required to meet with an admissions counselor, most colleges recommend an interview. The goal of this interview is for students to learn more about the college–ask specific questions that they might not have had the chance to ask during a campus tour. This interview also gives the college a chance to lea...

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How To Dress Professionally

Do you know how you should dress for an interview? If your answer is no, don’t worry. When I got to college, I had no idea what the difference was between business casual and business professional. More importantly, I didn’t know which style was most appropriate for various job-related situations. While workplaces vary in their required c...

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How Should I Dress For My Interview?

After all of these years of schooling, the time will eventually come where you have to interview for a full-time position.  Sure, most of us have interviewed for a service job, where the main guideline is “no jeans or t-shirts.”  But when you’re looking for a professional job, the guidelines are a bit more strict.  Read mor...

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Go Pro: A Guide to Presenting Yourself Professionally

You’ve just been accepted to college. In four short years you will graduate and head out into the “real world,” where you are expected to find a well-paying job, establish your career, and settle down. Sounds simple enough, right? Yet many students wait too long to begin the process of preparing for their professional lives. As graduation day...

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5 Tips For A Great Interview

Think interviews are just for job seekers?  Think again!  The amount of interviews you have to make in college may astound you depending on what you wish to be a part of.  Don’t let this stop you from getting involved though!  Read on for some helpful interviewing tips! My college career has already been filled with many interviews: for an ho...

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What Is “Business Casual”?

It may be tempting to wear your most comfortable pair of jeans, or warm sweatshirt to a “business casual” event, like a scholarship reception or entry interview. However, contrary to how it sounds, business casual does not actually mean casual at all. While you are maturing from a high school kid into a college student, your wardrobe must matu...

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How To Make Your College Interview A Success

College interviews can be a stressful part of the college application process. For a lot of high school students, this is the first time they’ll be participating in a formal interview, so it’s understandable why the interviewing process can cause some anxiety. Contrary to popular belief, some colleges really do place a lot of weight on ...

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13 Common College Interview Questions

It’s not uncommon for students to feel nervous or anxious about college interviews.  To calm your fears, in this post I’ll provide you with 13 common college interview questions. I recommend that you read over these questions carefully and develop answers so that you’ll be more prepared for your interview.  Like with anything, the more prep...

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Questions for the College Interviewer

As mentioned in a few of the other posts, some colleges will require an interview.  If the college that you are applying to requires or recommends an interview, try to schedule it during your campus visit. In preparation for the interview, you should review all of the information that you have about the college, as well as any notes that you may h...

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3 College Interview Tips

At some schools, college interviews play a large role in the admissions process.  Do you have a college interview that is coming up soon?  Not exactly sure what you should expect? Not to worry…In this article I’ll give you 3 college interview tips guaranteed to make you feel more comfortable as you head to your next college interview. Tip...

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