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Insights on college interviews

July 9th, 2015

As high school seniors prepare for the college admission process, it’s important to start thinking about admission interviews.  Many schools require or highly encourage interviews as part of the admission process and the interview can be an excellent way to demonstrate depth of interest in  – and learn more about – a school. When a college recommends but doesn’t require an interview, Shrop Ed believes students should view this as a requirement and an opportunity.  If students are unable to visit the campus there are many other options available such as a Skype interview, an alumni interview or an online interview format.

The article below was written in 2010, yet we feel it remains quite relevant and gets to the heart of the interview process.

By Martha Allman, Wake Forest Director of Admissions

October 19, 2010

As high school students apply to college this fall, we strongly encourage our applicants to interview with us, either on campus, via webcam through Skype or if all else fails, through an on-line interview format. The interviews have proven invaluable as we evaluate applicants and have sometimes been so revealing that we have questioned how we ever made admissions decisions before the interview!

Read more at Wake Forest University News >>

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