How to prepare for interviews or entrance exams for certain programs at NTU

Preparing for interviews or entrance exams for certain programs at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) requires a structured and focused approach. Here are some general tips to help you prepare effectively:

  1. Understand the Program: Research and understand the specific program you are applying for at NTU. Familiarize yourself with the curriculum, course requirements, and any unique aspects of the program.
  2. Review Prerequisite Knowledge: Ensure you have a solid foundation in the subjects relevant to the program. Review key concepts, theories, and formulas that are commonly covered in the program’s entrance exams or interviews.
  3. Past Papers and Sample Questions: If there are previous entrance exams or interview questions available, practice with them. This will help you get familiar with the exam format and the type of questions asked.
  4. Time Management: Work on improving your time management skills, especially for entrance exams that have time constraints. Practicing under timed conditions will help you get comfortable with the pace required during the actual exam.
  5. Seek Guidance: Reach out to current students or alumni of the program you are interested in. They can provide valuable insights into the admission process and offer advice on how to prepare effectively.
  6. Prepare for Interviews: If your program requires an interview, practice answering common interview questions and prepare anecdotes that showcase your skills, experiences, and suitability for the program.
  7. Enhance Your Communication Skills: Effective communication is crucial during interviews. Work on expressing your thoughts clearly and confidently. Practice mock interviews with friends or family to gain feedback and improve your presentation.
  8. Stay Updated: Keep yourself informed about any changes in the admission process or requirements for the specific program you are applying to. Visit the official NTU website regularly for updates.
  9. Stay Positive and Confident: Approach the preparation with a positive mindset. Confidence in your abilities can make a significant difference during interviews and exams.
  10. Plan Ahead: Give yourself sufficient time to prepare. Avoid last-minute cramming, as it may lead to stress and hinder your performance.

To understand the MMI process better, please go through these MMI FAQs and watch this video.

Remember that each program at NTU may have its unique requirements, so tailor your preparation accordingly. It’s essential to be well-prepared, but also be yourself during the interview process to show your genuine interest and passion for the program. Good luck with your preparations and applications!