Instant intelligence - interview preparation for time-pressed students
The morning of the interview, scan the following sites:
Brilliant up to the minute news from the Economist; how do they manage to be so timely? Insightful writing and cunning layout means that you can scan headlines and first paragraphs to become informed.
A UK newspaper with a broad international flavour
Step Two: Look up the company website, identify the key players. Alternatively, if you are going for a university interview, find the name of a few members of the department you are hoping to join. Then use;
A fabulous site which scours the internet to find any references to your chosen person
Try to incorporate your learning into the answers you give and use the news on the department or company to formulate your own questions. Thus armed with up to date news and background information on your target school or company, you are ready to do battle.