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Top 25 Apollo Education Group Interview Questions

Question 1 of 29
At Apollo Education Group we put a strong emphasis on continued education. We believe that there is always more to learn. How do you feel about continued education?
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Question 2 of 29
In this position you may be working with individuals who are underage and/or vulnerable. We do full background checks on all of our employees. Are you willing to comply?
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"Yes, I am happy to comply with any criminal, financial, and educational related background checks that you require. My record is clean."
"If you do not have a clean criminal background: "I am happy to comply with any criminal, financial, and educational related background check that you require. The majority will come back clean; however, I should disclose to you that I have a DUI charge from 7 years ago that may come up. I have been cleared of charges now and my drivers' license has been reinstated."
This is where you must disclose to the interviewer if you do not have a clean criminal background. Discuss with the interviewer your willingness to comply and be sure to disclose any pain points ahead of time. It is better they find any marks on your record directly from you! If you have a clean criminal background: "Yes, I am happy to comply with any criminal, financial, and educational related background checks that you require. My record is clean."
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Question 3 of 29
Take a few minutes to walk me through your post-secondary education.
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"I graduated with a Bachelor's of Outdoor Leadership and Education from Toccoa Falls College in 2006. My experience in that program was great! Even though I worked part time, I was still able to make the Dean's list, received a partial scholarship and graduated top of my class."
"In 2009 I completed my Bachelor's of Education and immediately followed that with a Masters' Degree in English. I am very proud of my educational background and am happy with the opportunities that this level of education has allowed me. I would love to continue this education down the road to include a Doctorate."
Your post-secondary education is likely listed on your resume; however, this is an opportunity to talk to the interviewer about your overall experience. Discuss any accolades and special recognition you may have received. You can also discuss a class or a project that impacted you the most during that time.
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Question 4 of 29
Tell me about a teacher, leader, or mentor who affected your life in a positive way.
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"In my elementary years I had some trouble with reading. My grade 2 teacher was a very patient and kind person who went above her duties by giving me additional resources. Because she was generous with her time and efforts, I was exceeding grade level expectations in no time. In addition to catching up academically, I was able to gain a lot of personal confidence."
"I believe that every teacher and leader that I have had has played their own part in positively affecting my life. From a young age I have been lucky enough to have excellent mentors who wanted to invest in my future. It's a large part of why I wanted to work in the field of education, myself."
When you work in the Education industry it is important to understand the difference that a strong leader and mentor can make in the life of a student. Talk to the interviewer briefly about someone who may have helped you along the way. Does anyone influential come to mind?
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Question 5 of 29
At Apollo Education Group, we seek to hire the most compassionate individuals. Do you consider yourself compassionate?
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"I was raised to be a compassionate person and do consider myself to possess this quality. One way that I show this is by volunteering my time as an after-school tutor for kids who are struggling in school and who lack the resources at home. I have been committed to this volunteer work for the past 2 years."
"I believe compassion is a must-have trait for anyone wishing to succeed in the field of education. When I think of compassion, I think of the quote from Arthur Schopenhauer that says, "Compassion is the basis of morality." I truly believe in this and try to practice it every day."
The best way to answer a question like this is to give a clear and concise example of how you consistently show your compassionate character. Do you help students in your free time? Perhaps you volunteer? Have you received recognition for your efforts from a previous employer? Brainstorm some examples that show off your great character!
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Question 6 of 29
In our industry, your day may not be a typical 8AM - 4PM. Are you willing to work overtime and participate in extra-curricular activities?
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Question 7 of 29
At Apollo Education Group we seek to hire those who are passionate about education. How would you describe your teaching/mentorship style?
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Question 8 of 29
What are your thoughts on public vs. private education?
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Question 9 of 29
If you could be a subject matter expert in any subject of your choice, which would you choose?
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Question 10 of 29
Do you prefer working with a student one-on-one or with a larger class of students?
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Question 11 of 29
Private and franchised adult learning institutions have greatly increased in popularity over the years. Do you see value in these institutions? Why or why not?
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Question 12 of 29
Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.
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Question 13 of 29
When have you had to adapt to change?
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Question 14 of 29
Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
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Question 15 of 29
If you could start your career over again, what direction would you take?
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Question 16 of 29
Why do you want this job with Apollo Education Group?
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Question 17 of 29
When entering a new job, describe how you build relationships with your new coworkers and supervisors.
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Question 18 of 29
How do you believe you will complement our department, if you were hired?
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Question 19 of 29
Give an example of when you used your listening skills to solve a problem.
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Question 20 of 29
How do you like to encourage ideas in others?
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Question 21 of 29
Do you always double check or proofread your work?
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Question 22 of 29
List the top 3 skills that you have acquired in your last role.
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Question 23 of 29
Do you think honesty is always the best policy?
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Question 24 of 29
How do you define success?
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Question 25 of 29
What leadership qualities do you possess?
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Question 26 of 29
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 27 of 29
How do you handle stress on the job?
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Question 28 of 29
Tell me something about yourself that I wouldn't know from reading your resume.
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Question 29 of 29
What questions do you have for me?
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About our Apollo Education Group Interview Questions

Our Apollo Education Group interview questions and answers are created from the industry we believe they most well-represent. For a full list of industries we base our company interviews off of; click here.

About Apollo Education Group

Apollo Education Group, Inc. is an S&P 400 corporation based in the South Phoenix area of Phoenix, Arizona. Apollo Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns several for-profit educational institutions.

The company owns and operates four higher-learning institutions: the University of Phoenix, Western International University, Axia College, and the College for Financial Planning. As of November 2013, the combined enrollment of all the universities was approximately 269,000 students. Of these, nearly 90% attend the University of Phoenix, which Apollo describes as "the nation's largest regionally accredited private university".

Additionally, Apollo Education Group, Inc. is the owner of BPP Holdings in the United Kingdom. It formed a joint venture with Carlyle Group, called Apollo Global, to make international acquisitions. Apollo also purchased UNIACC college in Santiago, Chile, and ULA college in Mexico.

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