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College Admissions: what to talk about in your alumni interview

Posted by Courtney on 12/22/17 1:52 PM

In my last post, I laid out four reasons why you should schedule that “optional” alumni interview advertised on universities’ pages for prospective students. In today’s post, I’ll describe how to hold a conversation that is valuable for you, and for your alumni interviewer, as they draft their report for the admissions committee.

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College Admissions: Why you should opt-in to the (optional) alumni interview

Posted by Courtney on 12/20/17 5:07 PM

You’ve labored over the first draft of your personal statement, requested letters of recommendation, and taken the SAT one last time— and, finally, winter break arrives. With it comes ample free time to commit to the “optional” elements of the college admissions process, such as college visits and what I’ll discuss today: the voluntary “alumni interview.” 

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