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Dressing for Success

  1. Women should use light make—up with natural lipstick shades.
  2. Light or no perfume/cologne work best.
  3. Brush your teeth before the interview.
  4. Eat a breath mint before the interview.
  5. DO NOT chew gum or have a mint in your mouth during the interview.
  6. For cigarette smokers, please make sure that your clothes and hair do not smell of cigarettes.
  7. Make a practice run to the interview early enough to attend to your hair, cool down and touch up.
  8. Conservative two—piece business suit (solid dark blue or grey is best).
  9. Conservative long—sleeved shirt/blouse (white is best, pastel is next best).
  10. Clean, polished conservative shoes.
  11. Well—groomed hairstyle.
  12. Clean, trimmed fingernails.
  13. Empty pockets. No bulges or tinkling coins.
  14. Light briefcase or portfolio case.
  15. No visible body piercing (nose rings, eyebrow rings, etc.) or tattoos.


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Located in Merritt Hall, Room 5108

May 15, 2015 - Aug. 6, 2015
Mon-Thu: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri:  8:00 AM - 12noon