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Interview Prep FAQ

1. When should I reach out?

1. Once you have submitted your application, you can sign up for the session. We will give you access to the manual and the form. Preparation can begin immediately.
However, we will schedule the session only after you receive the interview invitation so that the session is specific to that school. Students generally require 3 sessions with a ReachIvy expert before the final interview. These can be spread across time. Ideally, you should do your first session with us 10-15 days before your final interview date, allowing you to incorporate our feedback.

2. If you have received an invitation to interview for the program of your choice, think no further. Email us and schedule your session immediately.

2. How should I contact ReachIvy for interview prep?

1. Click here to Submit your Query.
2. Once our team has reviewed your query in detail, we will email you a link to make your payment.

3. What is the duration of the session?

A counseling session lasts for an hour and is a personalized experience catering to your individual requirements.

4. How can I schedule my session?

Once we have received confirmation of your transfer, you will receive a link to our automated scheduling platform where you can pick a slot online based on your convenience. Slots are available during the day / late evenings / weekdays. In case of rescheduling / cancellations / no show for sessions, full amount of the session will be deducted. Please pick a slot with due consideration.

5. How should I prepare for the session?

Review the comprehensive manual that has been shared with you. Complete the ReachIvy interview form to the best of your ability for the session. Ensure that you complete the all required information. Please upload the form 48 hours prior to your session.

6. What documents do I need for an interview session?

Please complete the interview form to the best of your ability. We do not require any other documents for a session - no certificates, additional papers, report cards, transcripts etc. are needed.

7. Is the interview Prep specific to a school?

We shall share an extensive manual which will cover everything you need to ace your interview at a top school. In addition, you can customize the session to address your specific requirement.

8. How many sessions do I require to be fully prepared for my Interview?

Typically you require minimum 4-6 practice sessions to incorporate feedback from previous sessions and be fully prepared to meet the admissions committee of your dream school.

9. Can my parents/friends or siblings join my session?

For a prospective high school or undergraduate student, one or both parents are permitted in the session. For all other degrees, sessions are 1-1. Siblings, friends, other family members are strictly not permitted.

10. Who will be conducting my session?

Our global team of overseas education consultants have acquired their degrees from premier institutes such as Harvard Business School, Columbia University, Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University and others. They are passionate about sharing their experiences with students worldwide. Our experts will hand hold you through the preparation and complex process of studying abroad.

Furthermore, we have domain experts for each degree; we will connect you to a counsellor that suits your particular need. You can see our counsellor profiles here. Our counsellors are based across the globe hence all sessions are conducted over skype or phone.

11. Do I need to travel anywhere for my session? If not, how will my session be conducted?

All our session are done via Skype or phone to save your time and effort. We work effortlessly on a virtual platform with students globally and across time zones. All your documents will be on our cloud-based platform; no hard-copies are needed.

12. How much does the session cost and how can I pay for it?

Our pricing information is confidential.
Payments can be made in 2 easy steps:
1. Click here to Register now/ Login and submit your query.
2. Once our team has reviewed your query in detail, we will email you a link to make your payment.

13. Where can I access my documents / feedback post my session?

On registering, you will be invited to our online collaborative platform. You will receive an email notification to create a username (your email id) and password for your account. All documents will be shared via this platform. Each registration is for a single user only.

14. Where can I give feedback post my session?

We would love to hear from you. Please give you feedback here .

15. Terms and Conditions:

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