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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #15 on: August 20, 2012, 11:50:39 pm »
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I don't think they'll chuck this question in a school interview.. but my answer would be to help get more funds for education and infrastructure around Australia (Plus refine the curriculum E.g VCE physics ;)) so we grow as an economy and let students have the opportunity to receive the right education.

yes they could.
thats what they asked me at MHS interview..!
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2012, 03:55:24 pm »
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yes they could.
thats what they asked me at MHS interview..!
Haha sorry for doubting you Bhootnike  :-X
I remember last year for MHS (Friend told me who's in Year 9 this year) the question was about the carbon tax so politics plays a part I guess... I'll keep the prime minister question in mind :)

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2012, 07:14:30 pm »
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For MHS one of my friends was asked what he'd do if he could change the world. He replied "I wouldn't do anything, I like the world how it is."

Suffice to say, he was not accepted. Did end up getting 99.95 though.
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #18 on: August 21, 2012, 07:40:51 pm »
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yes they could.
thats what they asked me at MHS interview..!
Haha sorry for doubting you Bhootnike  :-X
I remember last year for MHS (Friend told me who's in Year 9 this year) the question was about the carbon tax so politics plays a part I guess... I'll keep the prime minister question in mind :)

hahah nah thats cool  :p
yeah itll be something like that!
btw
if its anything like MHS, check out some of the newspaper puzzles (ex. sudoku), inc, 9 letter word !
and those comics you get.
i remember they gave us a comic from one of the papers,  think it was the age.
and they wanted us to give it a title..

also discussions about, whether or not money brings happiness.

you may be thinking, but i have an interview?
- i thought this too, until i realised its like a group of 10 kids. at MHS anyways
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #19 on: August 21, 2012, 07:59:45 pm »
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For MHS one of my friends was asked what he'd do if he could change the world. He replied "I wouldn't do anything, I like the world how it is."

Suffice to say, he was not accepted. Did end up getting 99.95 though.
LOL that last part made me laugh :')
Don't worry I've seen what the world has become and through words from my parents who went through the Vietnam war and stuff :/

hahah nah thats cool  :p
yeah itll be something like that!
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if its anything like MHS, check out some of the newspaper puzzles (ex. sudoku), inc, 9 letter word !
and those comics you get.
i remember they gave us a comic from one of the papers,  think it was the age.
and they wanted us to give it a title..

also discussions about, whether or not money brings happiness.

you may be thinking, but i have an interview?
- i thought this too, until i realised its like a group of 10 kids. at MHS anyways
Ah Sudoku's.. I sometimes play it on my Nokia 3120 classic ;O
And those sort of discussions I like but if it's a debate.. then I'm hopeless >.<
Yeah I realised it was going to be a group interview since last year but luckily my friend is has the same time and date as me :D

Though I'm starting to shiver when I think about tomorrow.. :S

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2012, 08:07:53 pm »
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Though I'm starting to shiver when I think about tomorrow.. :S

Don't stress too much! Just from how you appear on the forum, you're a nice person with a strong passion for science and learning. Imo, they'd be foolish to not take you :)
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2012, 08:37:34 pm »
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Don't stress too much! Just from how you appear on the forum, you're a nice person with a strong passion for science and learning. Imo, they'd be foolish to not take you :)
Aww thanks VegemitePi (I'm going to refer to you as this since this was the name I first saw you with :)))
Your encouragement means a lot to me and I hope I can translate how I appear on AN to an interview scenario..

But yes thank you everybody for your suggestions. It has really helped me get ready for tomorrow and I'll briefly fill you guys in on what happens tomorrow :)

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2012, 08:43:24 pm »
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Good luck young Padawan, may the force be with you. :D

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #23 on: August 21, 2012, 08:58:43 pm »
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I don't think they'll chuck this question in a school interview.. but my answer would be to help get more funds for education and infrastructure around Australia (Plus refine the curriculum E.g VCE physics ;)) so we grow as an economy and let students have the opportunity to receive the right education.

yes they could.
thats what they asked me at MHS interview..!

Talk about how you would increase the pay for people interviewing students for selective schools.

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #24 on: August 21, 2012, 11:26:42 pm »
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Good luck IndefatigableLover! We believe in you!!
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2012, 07:49:25 pm »
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Thanks for your support guys :)

Alright so here's how my interview went:
I got there at 1pm and waited till 2:40pm to get to my interview (No sign of AsianFive for that period even from his description from himself:)
I was the awkward asian guy with glasses, I think you tried to sell me a 3/4 guide LOL
and finished at 4:00pm. There were also a few MHS kids and a few Haileybury kids too :O

Nevertheless, the questions were quite basic but had multiple questions in them (E.g Question 1 had 3 smaller questions in them) and there was no chance to use any of the impromptu techniques that you guys said :(

There was this one part of the interview that I screwed up badly which I might be judged on since it was the only thing that needed to be 'worked'... I thought it was probability but more dodgier :P [Link to game to be posted soon after all interviews have been done)
And there were quite a few teamwork activities which were cool XD
Though now I have to wait 3-4 weeks before results come out and I'm not that confident since I screwed up the BIG part.. :'(
But again thanks everyone for all your help :)


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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #26 on: August 22, 2012, 07:55:20 pm »
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Thanks for your support guys :)

Alright so here's how my interview went:
I got there at 1pm and waited till 2:40pm to get to my interview (No sign of AsianFive for that period even from his description from himself:)
I was the awkward asian guy with glasses, I think you tried to sell me a 3/4 guide LOL
and finished at 4:00pm. There were also a few MHS kids and a few Haileybury kids too :O

Nevertheless, the questions were quite basic but had multiple questions in them (E.g Question 1 had 3 smaller questions in them) and there was no chance to use any of the impromptu techniques that you guys said :(

There was this one part of the interview that I screwed up badly which I might be judged on since it was the only thing that needed to be 'worked'... I thought it was probability but more dodgier :P [Link to game to be posted soon after all interviews have been done)
And there were quite a few teamwork activities which were cool XD
Though now I have to wait 3-4 weeks before results come out and I'm not that confident since I screwed up the BIG part.. :'(
But again thanks everyone for all your help :)



I don't get it. If you went to MHS or Haileybury why would you want to go to JMSS?
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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #27 on: August 22, 2012, 08:00:00 pm »
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IndefatigableLover, if someone like you feels that they may have screwed up a couple of parts, I'm confident that many more screwed up a LOT more than that :) Good to hear most of it went well :)

There were also a few MHS kids

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Re: Interview Techniques
« Reply #28 on: August 22, 2012, 08:03:05 pm »
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I don't get it. If you went to MHS or Haileybury why would you want to go to JMSS?
Yeah I was wondering that too.. maybe people just love science too much ;)
Or they live in South-Eastern suburbs... either way the main schools in my timeslot (1:30-2:30pm) were:
Sacré Cœur, Korowa, Highvale, Melbourne High and Haileybury.. (my school doesn't count since I was the only person there from my school)

IndefatigableLover, if someone like you feels that they may have screwed up a couple of parts, I'm confident that many more screwed up a LOT more than that :) Good to hear most of it went well :)
Haha thanks VegemitePi :)
My sheet of paper was just scribbles from the working out T_T

Edit: Fixed spelling for Sacré Cœur
Edit 2: Added time for 'Timeslot'
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« Reply #29 on: August 22, 2012, 08:10:29 pm »
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Wow, Sacré Cœur and Korowa. I don't know of any girls that have ever left that school for a non-private school. Speaking from experience. :S
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