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A Student’s Perspective – Interviews

The interview process during La Course aux stages can definitely be a gruelling and stressful period. In order to perform well you need to approach each interview as three separate phases: the preparation, the interview and the post-interview.

The first question will likely be: “Tell us something about yourself.” This is your opportunity to take charge and really control the direction of the interview. For this question only, prepare and memorize a short response that tells your story. For this answer try to highlight some of your accomplishments and accolades that aren’t on your resume, while also focusing on what makes you a unique candidate. Furthermore, one tip that can truly decrease your stress is to simply film yourself answering questions. In fact, there are some things we don’t notice about ourselves until we see them on camera.

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