Is Your Child Facing University Interviews?
It’s that time of year when nervous school leavers are being ferried around the country for university admissions interviews by even more nervous parents.
And of course it’s double trouble: Firstly, as a parent, it is difficult to remember what this moment feels like and it may have been so long since you were interviewed that you probably don’t feel well placed to advise on what the questions may be asked, never mind what the best answers might be. Secondly, we know that taking expert advice from parents isn’t always the 17-18-year-olds’ preferred learning dynamic.
So what can you do if you know your young adult would benefit from some guidance and you don’t feel best placed to offer it?
Increasingly, parents are investing in interview coaching and performance coaching to prepare them to ace their admissions interviews. And it’s hardly surprising. There’s a lot at stake. Whether you’ve...