Top 10 Graduate School Interview Questions

  1. Why did you choose to apply to our program?
  2. What are your career goals? How will this program help you achieve your goals?
  3. What skills do you bring to this program? How will you help your mentor in his or her research?
  4. Describe a research project you've worked on.
  5. How would your professors describe you?
  6. In what ways has your previous experience prepared you for graduate study in our program?
  7. What do you believe your greatest challenge will be if you are accepted into this program?
  8. If you aren't accepted into graduate school, what are your plans?
  9. How will you be able to make a contribution to this field?
  10. Why should we accept you over another applicant?