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5 Questions to ask at your Herzing Media Interview

Sep 14, 2015


If you’re considering enrolling in a Media program, you probably have plenty of questions and concerns about making the right choice. Rather than trying to figure it all out on your own, meeting with an admissions advisor can really help fast-track the process by giving you the facts you need to make an informed decision.

Plus, the personal interview is your chance to check out the campus and get an overall sense of the school culture.

Herzing’s admissions advisors are experts in helping students map out their career path and figure out the application process. But you should also have some questions of your own lined up to get the most out of the meeting.

Here are some essential questions you can ask to determine if Herzing College is your best next step.

1. Will I Get One-on-One Support from Instructors?

Typical university classrooms are packed with hundreds of students, leaving very little time for instructors to answer questions or give students any kind of individual attention.

Smaller class sizes, on the other hand, leave room for one-on-one support and promote a family feel. This is great for students who have been out of school for a while and may want extra help transitioning to college and mastering new material.

Whether you’re hoping to pursue broadcasting training or take social media coordinator courses, it’s important to ask about class size, and how approachable instructors are. And hey – you might even bump into a Herzing instructor during your campus tour!

2. What Kinds of Student Services are Available?

Excellent career colleges are set apart by the support services they offer students – from your very first inquiry to succeeding in class and finding a job after graduation.

During your personal interview with admissions, it’s important to ask what kinds of student services are available to help you transition back to school and launch a new career you’ll be proud of. Services to look for include help selecting the right program, and support during the job search so you can land your first position right after you finish your training.

3. Can I Get Help Finding Financial Aid?

One of the main hurdles for Canadians who want to go back to school is lack of funding. Herzing’s advisors are trained to find out which grants, bursaries and other forms of financial assistance you qualify for in order to save you the time and worry of doing it on your own.

Ask your advisor about which financial aid options are available to you, and which next steps you should take to apply.

4. Will Herzing Help me Find a Media Internship?

Whether you’re interested in a broadcasting diploma or social media coordinator training, getting experience as an intern is an important part of the learning process.

Internships help students apply what they’ve learned in class, gain confidence in their own abilities, and make valuable industry connections. You may even get hired on by your internship employer after you graduate!

Make sure to ask your advisor about internships and where you can expect to be placed during your training program.

5. Will I Get Help Finding a Media Job When I Graduate?

It’s important to ask about career placement at your personal interview, so you make sure your college of choice helps students prepare excellent resumes, practice interviewing skills, and search for top jobs online.

The best colleges are connected to local industry and will even send their graduate’s resumes out to partners they know are hiring.

Ask your advisor how Herzing helps Media graduates land jobs in their field after graduation!

Now you’re totally prepared to nail your Herzing personal interview. Visit us online to book an appointment with an advisor today!

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