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Warner Pacific University
Assistant/Advising was asked...November 27, 2013

At the initial interview they did not ask too many tricky questions, but they are very focused on the school's mission. At the follow-up meetings they were very focused on the school's religious aspect. One weird question I got revolved around my "Ideal physical work environment" - I wasn't entirely sure what that meant. Some of the questions were vaguely worded.

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I think I spouted something about light and open space, blah blah blah.

College of Southern Nevada

what are your strengths

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organization, politeness, and communicating.

College of Southern Nevada

what are your weaknesses

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Northwestern Mutual

How would your friends describe you?

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Outgoing, ambitious, good work-ethic

Miami Dade College

What can you bring to enhance the student's experience.

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The most important experience in the educational journey is through advisement, because it counts for the guidance and is part of the nurturing element. My goal would be to create a lasting bond of mentoring and inspiration to the students for positive outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their individual educational career. Less

American Public University System

Describe my work style

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I like to work independently but am also able to collaborate and work together

Northwestern Mutual

Why do you want to pursue financial advising?

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I spoke about how I wanted to help others by working with them to achieve their financial goals. Less


What do you know about IBM's current profile?

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I've told them, that I know that the company has quite a few profiles, including server computing, human resources outsourcing, creating new technology and of course working with AI. Less


Experience questions and why I want to work here

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I was interested and wanted to gain experience

New England College

what is the most difficult thing about working in advising

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Accepting that you can only take students so far. Knowing that even if you provide students with all the resources they need, you can't always ensure their success. Less

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