How to direct your Interview towards your Strength Points ?

A student from GD WAT PI Revolution Course shared his MDI experience.

Background : He is a Kashmiri Pandit.

1 M, 1F (24 min interview)

F: Tell me something about yourself
Me: Told about myself(with a focus on Kashmir, Srinagar) (wanted my interview to be dragged there )

M: So you are from Kashmir? What is the colour of Kashmir’s flag? Can you draw the flag?
Me: Drawn and explained every component of flag.

M: Who is the deputy CM of J&K?
Told

F: First woman CM of J&K?
Told: Mehbooba

M: First PM of Kashmir?
Me: Told

F: What happened on January 19, 1990?
Me – Explained everything. Took 6 minutes . Made them understand how 400000 people fled away one night. How posters were stuck outside houses, How women were raped and tortured.

M: First CM of Kashmir?
Me: Told

M: Winter and Summer Capital?
Me-Told

M: Where did you live in Kashmir?
Me-Told

M: Your views on Hurriyat, Local population , Pakistan and Union of India?
Me- Told

M: Do you wish to join J&K politics?
Me- Said No not interested. But I am involved with several NGOs who work for betterment of Kashmiri Pandits.

M: What are your strengths?
Ans-Told

F-Do you think Pakistan is responsible?
Told

F- What is Article 370?
Told

F- Which part of the constitution does 370 belong to?
Told

F- Did Pt. Nehru do wrong by dragging it to the UNSC?
Told

M- You must have suffered. Your family must have. How difficult was it for your family to survive post that horror?
Told

Warning : This approach may not work in all the Interviews but what’s the harm in trying it out and see what happens. If it works in your favour, that’s great. If it doesn’t, that’s fine too.

It’s usually advisable not to discuss the politics during the Interview because all the time you spend on this you are not talking anything about why you are special, different and therefore valuable to the school.

So your goal should be to get in, not to convince anyone of anything. The only relevant topic is you. The Interviewer won’t care what your precious position is, and they won’t be entertaining you long enough to figure it out either way

(There are few exceptions to this rule, this is one of them because he is closely connected with this and Interviewer really wants to know about this)

Along with there were other few students from GD WAT PI Revolution, including Aastha( IIM-Lucknow) , Suraj (IIM-Bangalore) and many more who used this strategy to their advantage. I have included their detailed case studies inside the course.

All of them used principles of Irresistible Intrigue Formula to their advantage. Learn Irresistible Intrigue Formula here

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