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HELPFUL TIPS

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW

SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW TIPS PREPARING FOR THE INTERVIEW 

EXAMPLE

• Know the exact place and time of the interview, the names of the interviewers, eg. full name and correct pronunciation and their titles.

• Learn pertinent facts about the scholarship.

YOU MAY BE ASKED

• Tell me a little about yourself?

• Tell me about your background and your accomplishments?

INTERVIEW CLOSING

• If you are interested in the scholarship, let the interviewer know. If you feel the scholarship is attractive and you want it, ask about the next step in the process.

• If you get the impression that the interview is not going well and that you have already been rejected, don't let your discouragement show.

• Thank the interviewer for his or her time and consideration.

IMPRESSION

• Personal appearance which is less than professional.

• Overbearing, over-aggressive or egotistical behavior.

SUMMARY

• Adapt Listen and adapt. Be sensitive to the style of the interviewers. Pay attention to those details of dress, office furniture, and general décor that will afford helpful clues to assist you in tailoring your presentation.

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