Applying to colleges and universities is an exciting process. Part of this process is researching what those schools are looking for in your essays and transcript, and what they are hoping to find out about you in the interview process. I’ve compiled sources that give you an insider’s advice that ranges from admission advisors to successful students.
Each of these sites give personal advice on a wide range of admissions topics, including essay writing, extracurriculars, when to apply, and more.
The interview allows the college to put your face with your name, and it can greatly influence your application process. Here you’ll find sources to expert advice on what to and not to do during your college interview.
Now that you’ve got an insider’s look at what colleges want, you can use this knowledge to your advantage when your in the midst of the application process.
Scott Hawksworth is YesCollege.com's founder and podcast host. His goal with the show is to not only help prospective students gain first hand knowledge about the degree programs they'll enroll in, but to also highlight the careers of fantastic professionals in higher ed. Scott has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from The Ohio State University.