People don’t join the Hamilton community for just four years; they belong for a lifetime. For many students, membership in that enduring community begins with the personal interview. Furthermore, because the admission committee works hard to ensure “fit” with Hamilton when determining admission decisions, personal interviews are strongly encouraged.

An interview will not only provide us with a strong sense of your personal strengths and interests that may not be obvious in an application, it will also give you a chance to ask questions and learn more about Hamilton in a personal setting.

Personal interviews are conducted by admission officers or Hamilton seniors who are carefully selected and trained for this purpose. Hamilton offers two options for personal interviews, a video option or an in-person interview on campus.

Video Interviews

Video interviews are available on weekdays during the day, and most Thursday evenings. Interviews are now open to high school students who will apply for Fall 2023 admission, or for transfer candidates.

Schedule a Video Interview

Campus Interviews

No campus interviews are currently being scheduled.

Interview Deadlines

Interviews must be completed by the following deadlines for each admission option:

Fall 2023 Admission

Early Decision 1: November 15, 2022
Early Decision 2 and Regular Decision: January 15, 2023

Transfer Admission

Spring 2023: November 15, 2022
Fall 2023: April 15, 2023

Prepare for Your Interview


When you schedule your interview, you’ll receive a confirmation email. You may want to review the helpful advice our Admission staff and senior interviewers have compiled as your prepare for your admission interview.

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