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Would I be allowed to take little reminder notes into an interview?

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    WinterDaisy

    WinterDaisy New Member

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    I have an interview at Teesside University tomorrow morning and I am incredibly nervous. Being a shy person anyway, I forget what I want to say and completely blabber my way through anything! :( I have written down everything I have answers to that may be asked at my interview and have done reminder notes to hopefully be taken into the interview with me to remind me what I want to say, they're just little pointers. I just wanted to ask if anyone knows if we are actually allowed to do this and take them into the one-to-one interview with us? :)

    Any response appreciated! :flowers:
     
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    Hi! I would say not to take reminders in with you..I think it would b better without them. You can take them with you n just keep re reading them before you actually have the interview. Don't worry try n relax, and enjoy it. Your passion will come through and you will find you don't need your notes anyways :)
     
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    I wouldn't think you'd be allowed tbh, even brief notes are going to distract you, you'll be thinking have I said everything and it will mean you have to look at your notes rather than make eye contact. Everyone would be able to get across everything they wanted to say if we could all take notes ;)
    I'd still take them and read them over before your interview starts, good luck x
     
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    Eye contact is important hon. You'll be fine- not one person ever comes out and thinks- 'Great, I said absolutely everything I wanted to, I didnt forget a thing!!' They want to see your drive and passion for midwifery- you cannot show that if youre looking at notes. X
     
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    Binky

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    If only ;)
     
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    My interview letter actually states that no notes of any sort are allowed into the interview
     
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    Not for another few weeks. Just time to get an edge practise one in hopefully
     
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    Koalagrrry

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    Fingers crossed for you- for so many actually, but I'll be hoping with you,if it helps hon. X
     
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    Thanks chick need lots of positive thoughts
     
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