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College has so much to offer, from building the foundations for the future you dream of, to making lifelong friends. It’s important to make the most of this opportunity – and here’s how!

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Monday, 11 April 2022

Ten tips for your CV

In job applications, CVs are the most commonly requested document. A CV is essentially a summary of your educational background, work experience, credentials, and other achievements and talents. 

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Being a newbie in a place can be very lonely. It can be frightening going to college knowing that you might not know anyone there. A friend would help in calming your nerves in the newness and strangeness that college unveils. If you are looking for how to make friends in college, keep reading. These tips and hacks are sure to get you making friends in your first week in college.

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As part of the admissions process, a lot of colleges schedule interviews with their prospective students. When reviewing your application, admissions staff will take the interview into account - albeit with an equal interest in your grades. 

Although sometimes the interview will not determine if you’re successful or not, it is important to take it seriously. A college interview is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your distinctive personal qualities and establish contact with the admissions team. If you’re looking at applying to a college where an interview is part of the process, here are five top tips to help you smash it!

A college interview is almost like any other kind of interview - formal and well structured. Make sure you’re on time, and even if your interviewer is someone you already know, you must maintain all formalities. 

Prepare ahead of time

Interviewing is a skill that needs practice to master. Whether it’s your first ever interview or you’re a seasoned pro, before you leave, double-check that you have everything you'll need. A notebook and a pen are a good place to start and anything else that you’ve been asked to bring, such as a portfolio for creative courses or certificates from prior achievements.

some past interview questions from your parents, teachers, or friends and practise answering them honestly and thoughtfully. Then question your "interviewer's" impression of you. Make sure you are adequately prepared for your interview way before the date itself - you can never prepare too early.

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