Student Advisor Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Student Advisor interview, here are 23 interview questions and answer examples.

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What three words would you use to describe yourself?

This is a classic interview question, so you should have a few adjectives prepared to share and explain. If you are unsure, consider the feedback you've gotten from trusted colleagues or managers in the past, or take an online strengths test to help yourself generate words that accurately describe you. Carefully pick three words and share how you exhibit each one.

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23 Student Advisor Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. What three words would you use to describe yourself?

  • 2. Tell me about your experience with data entry systems.

  • 3. What kind of work environment do you thrive in?

  • 4. What kind of advising model do you use?

  • 5. What computer skills do you have?

  • 6. Tell me why you are interested in this job.

  • 7. If someone were to get upset with you, how would you handle the situation?

  • 8. How would you reach out to a student who has not enrolled in courses for a semester?

  • 9. Why are you the best candidate for us?

  • 10. What do you enjoy the most about our university?

  • 11. Tell me why you believe you will be a successful student advisor?

  • 12. What individual has had the greatest influence on you?

  • 13. Why do you want a career as a student advisor?

  • 14. What motivates you to succeed?

  • 15. What was the last book you read for fun?

  • 16. If I called your boss right now and asked him or her what is an area that you could improve on, what would he or she say?

  • 17. What was your biggest failure?

  • 18. Give me a time when you went above and beyond the requirements for a project.

  • 19. Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.

  • 20. What have your achievements been to date?

  • 21. Why should we hire you?

  • 22. How do you evaluate success?

  • 23. Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?