Homework for your first ARINGO interview preparation meeting
Do the homework to:
A. Shorten meeting time.
B. Increase meeting effectiveness.
- Review the ARINGO Intelligence Report on the school. If your interviewer’s name appears, focus on it.
Prepare answers to the questions that were asked in the past.
(Importance: 5 out of 5 (5 is highest importance)).
- Check the ARINGO intelligence report for the school: is the interviewer likely to have your essays? If so, read the essays that you sent to this school. Think about questions that the interviewer may have.
(Importance: 4 out of 5).
- Prepare 3 bullet point answers for each of The Big 9 (very common questions).
(Importance: 3 out of 5).
Try to keep each of your answers to a maximum of 2 verbal minutes, preferably less, in order to maintain the interviewer’s interest and attention.
- Prepare tentative answers for other interview questions.
(Importance: 1 out of 5).
- If you need to send your resume to your interviewer, and you still didn’t prepare a resume:
Turn your PDM to a resume by using the ARINGO resume example.
- Consider audio-recording your preparation session so you can later listen to it and learn from it.