When to interview? How? Why?

The interview process (and rationale) is a little different for each college. If you want to set up an interview when you visit a school, you should go to the school's website and follow their particular instructions. It never hurts to simply call the admissions office. This is a great chance to practice your skill at being independent and professional. College interview advice from three good sources:

http://greatcollegeadvice.com/how-to-set-up-a-college-interview-in-your-hometown/

http://www.princetonreview.com/college-interview.aspx

http://college.lclark.edu/offices/admissions/apply/top_ten_interview_questions/