Julia  - research team

Colleges that require admission interviews

Can you tell me which colleges require an admission interview?


Julia  - research team
Many colleges offer applicants the opportunity to interview with college alumni or a college admission officer.

This sheet - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1K0-8yd-vwlur1r4tem6ZD4xVCjFdBCPbah0uQ6VedqE/edit?usp=sharing - provides the ... Read more
Julia  - research team

Alumni interviews - are they important?

How helpful are interviews? Is the interviewer’s report meaningful or just a checked box to an admissions officer?


Julia  - research team
An interview is an opportunity for an applicant to express an interest in attending the school although they certainly do not make or break a decision. They are also a chance for an applicant to learn about the college. Interviews are also more an ... Read more
Julia  - research team
The alumni interviews at highly selective colleges tend to reconfirm everything in the student’s application. Honestly, though, almost every interview report is positive so it tends to not have the same influence as the other pieces of the ... Read more
Julia  - research team

Materials to help me prepare for admission interview

I have a Rice interview tomorrow. Do you have any material that you could provide to me to be prepared for the interview or any tips about it? 

Julia  - research team
Here you will find some handy hints on admission interviews - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PdmcXsOgJ2WDeqy5mS6JlFCoH_4xafObJYjg77KLwHU/edit?usp=sharing

Synocate has also created a slide deck on college interviews - ... Read more