Tips to Prepare for an Admissions or Job Interview

It may not be the final step in the application, but landing an interview can certainly feel like the winner's circle, especially in competitive markets.

Whether it was struggling with your cover letter for days or suffering through GMAT prep, your hard work has finally paid off. Now that you have the interview, it's time to do everything within your power to ensure that your interview is a success and takes you one step closer to receiving that acceptance letter or job offer.

Interviews can be nerve-wracking and often uncomfortable experiences. But if you arrive well prepared, you will be able to adjust to any interviewer or type of interview. Whether it's for business school or a job, here are five tips to help you excel at your upcoming interview:

1. Study the organization.