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Admissions Interview

kennyz32kennyz32 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
edited September 2012 in Carnegie Mellon University
I'm going down to Pittsburgh this Friday and I'll be having an interview with an admissions counselor. Any advice on what to wear (I'm interested in Tepper)? What types of questions should I expect?

Thanks!
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Replies to: Admissions Interview

  • cortana431cortana431 - Posts: 5,015 Senior Member
    Khakis and a button down shirt and tie should be fine.
  • busdriver11busdriver11 Registered User Posts: 14,750 Senior Member
    I agree with cortana, though I'm not sure a tie is necessary with a nice shirt. Both of my kids wore khakis and a nice shirt, and seemed well received. One of their friends was with us for his interview, and he wore a shorts and sandals. That didn't go down so well, with the adcom's first words to him as a lecture about taking the interview seriously! And the kid was serious, just a very casual dresser. Apparently he hadn't brought any nice clothes, and I didn't realize it until it was too late.
  • kennyz32kennyz32 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Thanks for the advice. I went down to Pittsburgh last weekend and ended up wearing a polo with khakis. The interviewer was extremely nice and the interview was very laid back.
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