- Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is a former Cornell admissions interviewer and a college admissions expert.
- After years of helping hundreds of students get into top schools such as Harvard and Princeton, he’s able to offer his best college interview tips.
- For one thing, he writes, families should view “optional” interviews as “required.”
For years after graduating from Cornell University, I served as an alumni interviewer to help make admissions decisions.
I want to offer my insights to help you excel at these interviews with relative ease.
1. When colleges ‘encourage’ you to schedule an ‘optional’ interview, they mean ‘required’
Colleges want to see demonstrated interest because it read more >>>