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Which school subject did you enjoy the most?

7 Answer Examples

By: Rachelle Enns

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
General
Answer example

"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."

Admin
Answer example

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

Manager
Answer example

"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."

Marketing
Answer example

"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."

Retail
Answer example

"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."

Sales
Answer example

"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."

Teacher
Answer example

"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 an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
Published: 08/19/2018
*Specific career answer examples vary on published date
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