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Top 30 Academic Advisor Interview Questions
Question 1 of 33
What did you think of your academic advisor when you were an undergraduate student?
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Question 1 of 33
What did you think of your academic advisor when you were an undergraduate student?
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"When I was an undergraduate student, my academic advisor was well received and quite helpful. The resources she offered were strong. I knew my direction right from the start which meant that I didn't need to rely too heavily on her but, overall, I had a great example."
The interviewer is wondering if perhaps you were influenced into the career path of academic advisor by a positive, or even negative, experience of your own. Hopefully positive! This question is not an invitation to complain about your experience or speak negatively about anyone. Keep your answer brief and positive.
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Question 2 of 33
What would you do if a student on your academic roster was failing a course?
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"I believe that when a student is failing, there are usually some underlying issues that need to be dealt with. I will collaborate with that student and the professor of the course to create an action plan for success. I will also openly ask the student what they need from me in order to feel supported."
The interviewer would like further insight into your style when it comes to giving advice and helping any failing students on your academic roster. Give a brief overview of what you would do to help a student who was struggling.
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Question 3 of 33
When given your advisory roster, how much of each student's background do you like to learn?
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Question 4 of 33
Under what circumstance would you suggest a student change majors?
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Question 5 of 33
What are your favorite resources for helping students discover potential career choices?
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Question 6 of 33
Walk me through your approach with students who are undecided on their major.
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Question 7 of 33
How often do you take work home with you?
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Question 8 of 33
We are asking for 8 years of experience in an academic environment and you have just 5. Why do you think you are qualified for this position?
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Question 9 of 33
As an academic advisor you will often be privy to sensitive situations. Do you think honesty is always the best policy?
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Question 10 of 33
How do you like to encourage ideas in your students?
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Question 11 of 33
What causes you to feel dissatisfied on the job?
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Question 12 of 33
How do you deal in uncomfortable situations?
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Question 13 of 33
When have you worked amongst a diverse group of people?
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Question 14 of 33
Why do you want to work as an academic advisor?
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Question 15 of 33
Presenting accurate reports and documentation is an important part of being an academic advisor. How would you describe your written communication skills?
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Question 16 of 33
How would you describe your work ethic?
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Question 17 of 33
Why do you want to work for our organization?
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Question 18 of 33
Tell me about a time when you received criticism from your manager. How did you react to that criticism? How did you make improvements based on that criticism?
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Question 19 of 33
Tell me about your leadership qualities and how those help you with leading your students.
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Question 20 of 33
As an academic advisor, understanding sources of inspiration is important. Who has inspired you in your life and why?
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Question 21 of 33
When faced with a problem, are you more likely to jump into solving it, or are you the type to carefully assess the issue first?
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Question 22 of 33
What unique qualities can you bring to our school?
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Question 23 of 33
Why do you want to work as an academic advisor for our school, specifically?
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Question 24 of 33
In your opinion, what are the top 3 functions of an academic advisor?
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Question 25 of 33
How familiar are you with the undergrad and graduate programs at our school?
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Question 26 of 33
What do you find most rewarding about being an academic advisor?
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Question 27 of 33
How often do you monitor the progress of the students on your academic roster?
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Question 28 of 33
What questions do you have for me?
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Question 29 of 33
All of our candidates must pass a criminal record check and education verification. Is there any reason why you would not be comfortable with this?
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Question 30 of 33
If asked, how do you believe your coworkers would describe you?
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Question 31 of 33
How do you handle stress on the job?
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Question 32 of 33
What is your current salary?
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Question 33 of 33
How do you organize your day?
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