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The quantitative multiple choice test I was given. What does solving math problems have to do with content writing?

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The critical thinking test was pretty weird. Only 12 minutes for 40 questions. Things like analogies, incorrect spellings and finishing a sequence or identifying the incorrect number in a sequence. Felt a little like the SATs in miniature.

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The quick-thinking test was probably the strangest part of this particular interview- I've never really encountered something like that outside of the SATs, and certainly never encountered it in an interview setting. It wasn't particularly hard, but still stood out.

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What is your experience with news writing?

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How do you feel having others edit your work?

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He asked about my past jobs, but that was mostly it.

There wasn't anything that was too shocking.

They will ask you what experience you have and if you have any strong background in a specific niche with your writing.

Nothing very unexpected. Typical personality and resume history questions.

Honestly nothing out of the ordinary. Just be personable and you'll be fine.

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