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    I have an interview very soon at a university and I was wondering what I should wear to it. I don't have muh money atm so wouldn't be able to afford anything expensive but, I still want to make a good first impression.
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    I have an interview very soon at a university and I was wondering what I should wear to it. I don't have muh money atm so wouldn't be able to afford anything expensive but, I still want to make a good first impression.
    You don't need to buy a brand new outfit, just dress smartly (it's better to be overdressed than too casual). Smart trousers/skirt and a blouse/shirt would fit the bill.
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    (Original post by Ijustdontgetit)
    I have an interview very soon at a university and I was wondering what I should wear to it. I don't have muh money atm so wouldn't be able to afford anything expensive but, I still want to make a good first impression.
    Heya!

    First and foremost, make sure you're comfortable in what you're wearing! I don't necessarily think clothing you personally find adventurous or edgy is the way to go--unless you feel confident and comfortable in it! Be sure to try it on before you go in--I remember one time I wore a shirt that, it turns out, was way too revealing and I had to find a quick fix within a half hour!

    I know this is asking about a Uni interview, but just so you know for the future, the advice is usually to dress one level up from what kind of job you're interviewing for. For example, if you're interviewing for a retail job where you're normally wearing jeans and a company tee during your shift--wear business appropriate slacks/trousers, a nice shirt tucked in (ideally with buttons), and close-toed shoes. Stay away from denim!

    My go to would be something like this:
    Trousers--(x)
    Shirts--(x) (x)
    Shoes--(x)

    Also--especially if you tend to get cold--I'd recommend bringing in a cardigan or also changing out a shirt for a jumper (x).

    Do you have anything similar to this already? If you like, you can post some pics of things you have and then we can put something together!
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    Heya!

    First and foremost, make sure you're comfortable in what you're wearing! I don't necessarily think clothing you personally find adventurous or edgy is the way to go--unless you feel confident and comfortable in it! Be sure to try it on before you go in--I remember one time I wore a shirt that, it turns out, was way too revealing and I had to find a quick fix within a half hour!

    I know this is asking about a Uni interview, but just so you know for the future, the advice is usually to dress one level up from what kind of job you're interviewing for. For example, if you're interviewing for a retail job where you're normally wearing jeans and a company tee during your shift--wear business appropriate slacks/trousers, a nice shirt tucked in (ideally with buttons), and close-toed shoes. Stay away from denim!

    My go to would be something like this:
    Trousers--(x)
    Shirts--(x) (x)
    Shoes--(x)

    Also--especially if you tend to get cold--I'd recommend bringing in a cardigan or also changing out a shirt for a jumper (x).

    Do you have anything similar to this already? If you like, you can post some pics of things you have and then we can put something together!
    Thank you so much that's a massive help, I was so worried about what to wear but, I think I have items similar to these so I'm sure I can make it work
    Again thank you so much
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    (Original post by Ijustdontgetit)
    Thank you so much that's a massive help, I was so worried about what to wear but, I think I have items similar to these so I'm sure I can make it work
    Again thank you so much
    Awesome! Good luck then
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    (Original post by Michelle Bieger)
    Heya!

    First and foremost, make sure you're comfortable in what you're wearing! I don't necessarily think clothing you personally find adventurous or edgy is the way to go--unless you feel confident and comfortable in it! Be sure to try it on before you go in--I remember one time I wore a shirt that, it turns out, was way too revealing and I had to find a quick fix within a half hour!

    I know this is asking about a Uni interview, but just so you know for the future, the advice is usually to dress one level up from what kind of job you're interviewing for. For example, if you're interviewing for a retail job where you're normally wearing jeans and a company tee during your shift--wear business appropriate slacks/trousers, a nice shirt tucked in (ideally with buttons), and close-toed shoes. Stay away from denim!

    My go to would be something like this:
    Trousers--(x)
    Shirts--(x) (x)
    Shoes--(x)

    Also--especially if you tend to get cold--I'd recommend bringing in a cardigan or also changing out a shirt for a jumper (x).

    Do you have anything similar to this already? If you like, you can post some pics of things you have and then we can put something together!
    Do you think black canvas shoes would be okay or too informal and casual?
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    (Original post by Ijustdontgetit)
    Do you think black canvas shoes would be okay or too informal and casual?
    Hmm for a Uni interview, you might be able to get away with it (especially depending on the rest of the outfit--balance the canvas out with a more formal looking material on the top). Do they have laces? It would be better if they were more like this rather than this.

    Make sure they're spic and span though! This will be key if you want to pull them off.
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    (Original post by Ijustdontgetit)
    I have an interview very soon at a university and I was wondering what I should wear to it. I don't have muh money atm so wouldn't be able to afford anything expensive but, I still want to make a good first impression.
    What's the course and university?

    Then look at photos of staff/students on the department web pages. That will give a good idea of what's typical.

    You don't need to overdress.

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