38. Personal Interview

Directions: Prepare for a personal interview.

  1. To prepare for an interview, copy the following questions to a word document and answer the questions below.
  2. Save the interview.docx in the writing folder and link it under the Resume section of the homepage.
  3. Advanced students may want to prepare to be interviewed by a member of your community. The personal interview will allow you to present what you are good at, what you have accomplished, and your future plans. The interviewer will ask the following questions below. The interviewer may also write a letter describing why you are a valuable community member. The letter may also include key areas that you could work on to better prepare for your future.

Applicant's Name:
Interviewer's Name:
Date:

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. Tell me what you are good at.
  3. Describe a favorite class and why it is your favorite?
  4. Describe a least favorite class?
  5. Tell me about your grades. Do you think grades are important?
  6. What is your greatest strength?
  7. What is your greatest weakness?
  8. Describe one long term goal you have and how you plan to accomplish it.
  9. What do you like to do after school?
  10. What skills do you learn from your after school activities
  11. Tell me about any job experiences you have had?
  12. Describe how well you work with other people.
  13. Do you prefer working alone or in a team?
  14. Describe your leadership skills.
  15. Describe how you give back to your community.
  16. What have you accomplished that shows your initiative and willingness to work hard?
  17. What do you see yourself doing in five years?
  18. Do you plan to attend college?
  19. What college do you plan to attend?
  20. Why do you think you will be successful in college?
  21. What is more important to you, a good career, or the money you will make from your career?
  22. What are the most important rewards you expect to gain from your career?
  23. Why do you deserve a scholarship to go to college?
  24. If you were to start school over again knowing what you know now, what would you do differently?
  25. What is your greatest accomplishment?

Comments:

Advanced Option Not Required:

  1. Participate in an actual interview.

Example

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