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Fiske's Five Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Information adapted from Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College.

Interviewers usually leave some time for you to ask questions. You should be prepared for this and come with a list of questions you can ask. Make sure you don’t ask any questions that were clearly answered during the course of the interview or that are clearly answered on the college’s website. Here are Edward Fiske's suggestions to help you start your list:

What's distinctive about your school?
What sets students here apart from students at similar schools?
What percentage of entering students graduate within five years?
What are the most common career paths for graduates?
Would I have been accepted last year?


Fiske Guide to Getting Into the Right College has more advice about interview questions and other interview tips.