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Questions actually asked in screening interviews

Examples of the six most common types of questions asked by interviewers during the 102 interviews audiotaped for the University Minnesota study.

I. Questions About College Experiences

II. Questions About Work Experience

III. Open Inquiries

IV. Questions About Abilities, Aptitudes, Strengths, or Weaknesses

V. Biographical Questions

VI. Questions About Career Aspirations

Journal - Summer 1995