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Prepare for an Interview

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How should I prepare for an interview?

Prepare for an Interview

First rule of thumb for preparing for an interview? Have some basic knowledge of the subject you will be covering! This is easily done by getting a little background information from other print media such as books, magazines, documents, etc. (Planning ahead will also allow you to be able to carry on an *intelligent* conversation with your guest.)

Once you have a general idea about your subject, prepare a list of questions you'd like to ask your interviewee; think about what information your readers would like to know. You can then use these questions as a general outline for the interview. Be flexible...you'll almost always think of more once the interview has started.

   

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