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Academic advisor Interview Questions

When interviewing to be an academic advisor, employers are looking for a candidate with some background experience in advising to back up their qualifications. An extensive knowledge about college programs, requirements, and transferring must be a part of an academic advisor's repertoire Expect questions about your advising style and be prepared to provide an example of how you could implement your knowledge to help a student realistically reach their dream school.

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If you are meeting with a student who does not have the required GPA to get into Grady/Terry College, what would you do?

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I would explain to him the requirements for the college and go over his options if they want to improve his GPA and apply later. I would also present him alternative areas of study.

Q: What is the most important aspect of academic advising?

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Explain you advising philosophy, and how do you use it when working with students?

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How would you give negative news or feedback to a student?

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Tell us about a challenging time at work.

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Tell me what is the importance of work-life balance to you?

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Tell me about your experience in higher education

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How might you react in a situation with an angry student?

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Speak to experiences serving in a similar capacity in another position.

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Why do you want this job? Why would you be a good fit? Explain situations in which...

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