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What does it mean if you get an interview from an Ivy League?

What does it mean if you get an interview from an Ivy League?

Purpose of an Interview Interviews are also for recruiting and involving alumni in the admissions process. Ivy League alumni are generally responsible for conducting admissions interviews, and this is partly because it gives alumni a sense of attachment and involvement with their alma mater.

What do alumni interviewers know about you?

The alumni interviewer does not have access to your application. However, they will know some basic information about you: name, status of application (Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Decision), major/program choice, high school, and contact information.

What should I talk about in an alumni interview?

What to talk about in your college admissions alumni interview

  • Share your story.
  • Express your interest.
  • Ask about personal experiences, at college, and post-graduation.

Do college interviewers read your essay?

The person who reads your application in a college admissions office might be a dedicated admissions officer, a faculty member, or a student or part-time essay reader. They are reading your essay in the context of your application overall.

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Are alumni interviews good?

It’s a competitive process and there are many talented students out there. But I feel strongly the alumni interview is significant. If there’s anything I have learned in my 25 years of interviewing, it’s there is a great deal of information alumni do not see that goes into an application.

What kind of questions do they ask in an alumni interview?

However you talk to them, here are a few questions you should be asking.

  • Why Did You Choose This School?
  • What Did You Think of the College After Four+ Years?
  • What Were Your Favorite Classes?
  • What Did You Think of the Campus and Extracurricular Activities?
  • How Did The School Prepare You For Your Career?