I always feel nervous and have a sense of panic prior to/during interviews. How do I conquer these feelings?
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Q#380 Take a few deep breaths, and remember that you got the interview for a reason (your quality application). (@gradversity)
Q#380 Practice answers to ?s that you’re nervous about & come up w/ur own ?s for them based on ur must haves. (@juliaerickson)
Q#380 Practice. Go on informational interviews to help become more comfortable in that type of situation. (@heatherhuhman)
Q#380 Interview for positions you are not interested in to practice. Know your bkgrd. and be yourself! (@DebraWheatman)
Q#380 The more you prepare, the more relaxed you should be. Prep your story and tell it brilliantly. (@beneubanks)
Q#380 “Fake it ’til you make it”. Keep internal sentences powerful & positive. Don’t buy into fear-will overcome it. Breathe. (@DawnBugni)
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