At Middlebury, all admissions interviews are conducted by alumni volunteers. In fairness to all of our applicants, we do not offer on-campus interviews. Here are the most frequently asked questions about interviews in our application process.
Are interviews required?
Please remember that an interview is not a requirement for admission, and the absence of an interview will not negatively impact your candidacy. Due to our application volume, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that every applicant will be assigned an interview.
How are interviews scheduled?
If we are able to provide you with an interview, you’ll hear from our alumni volunteers shortly after the application deadline passes. Due to the high volume of emails we receive, please refrain from contacting our staff to schedule an interview. The alumni volunteer assigned to you will be in contact by email, phone, or text, so be sure that your information is accurate on the application and check your spam folder to recover any missed emails.
When do interviews happen?
For 2021-2022, alumni interviews will take place via video or phone call in November for Early Decision I applicants and January for Early Decision II and Regular Decision applicants.
For International Applicants
We do our best to interview international applicants, but due to the number of applicants and the limited availability of interviewers abroad, it is often not possible. International applicants are strongly encouraged to contact InitialView or Vericant directly to complete an interview that can be included in your application. Please note that there is a fee for these interview services but they will allow you to send your interview to a number of schools.