By Stephen "Reno" Reed 1. Be ready with a few intelligent questions about the university/college, questions that are not answered in the college catalog. The best questions will deal with the ability of the college to help you achieve your goals. Questions which show that you have read the catalog and have thought about it … Continue reading Suggestions for College Interviews
The college interview is probably not going to be the most important part of the application process, but it can help your chances of admission, provided you don't make these mistakes. 1. Be Late 2. Underdress 3. Talk Too Little 4. Make a Prepared Speech 5. Chew Gum 6. Bring Your Parents 7. Show Disinterest … Continue reading 10 Interview Mistakes to Avoid
1. Write a generic admission essay Applying for college can take up as much time as a regular class during the senior year. By preparing a generic essay in advance that can be tailored to different applications, the student can spend more time on studies and extra curricular activities once school begins. 2. Complete one … Continue reading Top Ten Things Rising Seniors Can Do This Summer to Get a Jump on the College Search
Personal interviews are not a required part of the admission process at Connecticut College, but they're an excellent opportunity to add personal depth to your application. The interview is nothing to be intimidated by; just think of it as a conversation about your interests and involvements. Here is a list of interviewing tips that our … Continue reading Interview Tips from the Conn College Admissions Office
Before you do the real thing, try a practice interview. Invite a family member or friend to practice with you, each of you taking turns as the interviewer and the interviewee. That way, you'll become accustomed to both asking and answering questions. Read more, from the College Board web site.