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On-Campus Interview Dress Code

s9841210s9841210 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
Hello, I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post this discussion... I have an on-campus interview in a few days, what should I wear? I am a female and it's pretty cold in DC (where my interview is), I don't know how formal I should dress.

Replies to: On-Campus Interview Dress Code

  • janjmomjanjmom Registered User Posts: 361 Member
    edited November 2018
    You don’t need to dress up for a college interview. (You should be in business attire for a graduate business school or law school interview.). Since it will be cold, pants and a sweater are fine. No ripped jeans or inappropriate slogans on sweatshirts, etc...nothing that would make a conservative grandparent blush!
  • s9841210s9841210 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    Thank you so much!
  • happy1happy1 Forum Champion Parents, Forum Champion Admissions Posts: 24,172 Forum Champion
    Business casual is a good standard for college interview dress. Always be neat and clean. Never wear anything that can be viewed as controversial (ex. a tee shirt with a potentially offensive slogan).

    FWIW in the cold weather my D wore black pants, nice black boots, and a nice blouse or sweater.
  • s9841210s9841210 Registered User Posts: 42 Junior Member
    @happy1 thank you! Your description of your daughter's outfit was very helpful!
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