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April 30, 2015
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Early in the morning. You want to be the first interview. Two reasons why:

1) Research shows college admissions interviewers who have said yes to many applicants in one day are less likely to approve another that day, despite the arbitrary distinction.

Most people use similar informal groupings in their head for comparisons. Best to be first and not be on the losing end of such considerations:

2) People just seem to like things which are first.

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This piece originally appeared on Barking Up the Wrong Tree.

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