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Which school subject did you enjoy the most?

1 of 25 Entry Level Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Written on August 19th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
How to Answer

The interviewer would like a quick glimpse into the types of topics that you enjoy. Generally speaking, the classes that you do best in are likely the ones you enjoyed the most, and perhaps are your area of expertise. Allow the interviewer to get to know you, your interests, and strengths.

Professional Answer Examples
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"My favorite subject was Geography and Environmental Sciences. What I found most interesting was learning about the bridge between the natural world and how human behavior affects the planet."

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"English was by far my best subject in school. I thoroughly enjoyed the reading assignments and the fact that my writing skills improved dramatically."

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"I took some coursework on East & South Asian studies in my first year of University. This course remains my favorite of all time because it gave me valuable exposure to additional languages and a fresh, international perspective."

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"I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to take a couple of courses in Film Making. I loved exploring alternative cinema and gained an introduction to exciting new skills such as objective analysis and project management."

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"Sociology remains my favorite topic from my post-secondary experience. I have always had an interest in how people work, and the social sciences in general. I like to understand people, how their morals work, and other important factors that go into building our modern society."

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"My best subject was Mathematics. I am a numbers type of person. This trait helps me in my sales career because I enjoy breaking down what it will take to reach my numbers and exceed my goals."

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"I am a big fan of multilingualism which is a skill that I hope to encourage in my future students. For that reason, I would say that Spanish and German were my favorite courses of all time. I took these all through high school, as well as University."

Written by:

Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Published: 08/19/2018
*Specific career answer examples vary on published date
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