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Remote Classes and Services Continue Through End of Summer Session

All classes are remote (online) during summer. Access to campus is restricted to authorized employees only. Find up-to-date information and resources at

HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Interview Preparation Check List



❒   Directions.  Plan on arriving at least 15 minutes early, and to avoid being late, go on a dry run at the same time of day and under the same traffic conditions that you will have to travel to the interview. 

❒   Full tank of gas

❒   Master application.  Employment applications ask for information about your work history that might not be on your resume, such as the address and phone number of previous jobs.  Fill out a standard employment application from any company and bring it with you so that will have this information in case the employer asks you to complete an application.

❒   Extra resumes

❒   Reference list (usually three references).

❒   Work samples or portfolio if appropriate

❒   Pen and notepad

❒   Questions to ask the interviewer  

❒   Name, address, and phone number of the person you are meeting with

❒   Cell phone

❒   Job description if available

❒   Comb or brush

❒   Other: _________________________________________________________________


❒   Make a positive impression by being prepared, arriving on time, dressing appropriately, and displaying confidence.

❒   Focus on/emphasize your strength.  Answer questions with examples of accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to do the job and how you would add value to employer's operations. 

❒   Be positive about your abilities and experience and relate every answer to the job.

❒   Think before you answer.  Be brief.  Be truthful.

❒   Rehearse answers to common interview questions.

❒   Make every answer related to the job you are applying for

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