Sample Interview Questions

Review some of the following sample interview questions to help you prepare.

Describe a time when you did not agree with a policy (school, work, other).

Follow up questions:

  • How did you handle this?
  • What was the result?

Through this question, the interviewer can evaluate assertiveness, respect for authority, sense of right vs. wrong, and manageability.

Tell me about a time when you didn't have enough information to make a decision.

Follow up questions:

  • How did you find the information?
  • How did you make your decision?
  • What was the result?

Through this question, the interviewer can evaluate some or all of the following: autonomy, independence, tenacity, judgement, decision making skills, teamwork, and follow through.