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How to prepare for Southwest Scholars Day

Interview Tips and Tricks

Be Professional

  • Business casual attire
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes early
  • Turn your phone/computer notifications off

Be Prepared

  • Practice
  • Familiarize yourself with SMSU and programs that excite you
  • Brag about yourself: The interviewers want to get to know you
    • What are your accomplishments?
    • What challenges have you overcome?
    • What are your future plans?

Be Engaged

  • Stay focused and keep your answers within the question
  • Ask the interviewers questions at the end

Sample Interview Questions

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • When was a time you overcame adversity?
  • What are your goals? For college, in the next five years, in the next ten?

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