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OLMA JUNIORS PREPARE WITH REAL-WORLD INTERVIEWS

By February 28, 2020 March 2nd, 2020 OLMA Headlines

When it comes to preparing for interviews with colleges and potential employers, practice makes perfect for OLMA juniors.  Dressed for success and with resumes in hand, students participated in Mock Interview Day. They had two interviews each and received feedback in between provided by real-world Human Resources and College Admissions professionals.  Before Mock Interview Day, students participated in resume-writing and interview-skills workshops.  

“This is one of a series of programs that we offer to prepare students for college and beyond,” says Melissa Szawlewicz, Guidance Counselor.  “These same students will give their career interests a test drive in a few weeks as part of our Job Shadow Program. It’s all about preparation and building self-confidence.  Year after year, graduates return and share stories of how these activities helped them succeed.” 

Our Lady of Mercy Academy is a Catholic, accredited, college preparatory school for young women located in Newfield, NJ.  OLMA empowers young women to lead a world of change, realize their dreams and reach their full potential. OLMA provides challenging academics and diverse extracurricular programs in an environment that promotes faith, sisterhood, achievement, leadership, and service.  In 1962, the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy established OLMA as South Jersey’s all-girls Catholic high school. For more information, visit OLMANJ.ORG or call (856) 697-2008.  

Top Photo Caption: A group of OLMA juniors gathers for a quick photo just before their first interviews. Pictured from left to right are Maria Pia DiFranco, Bridgeton; Adrianna Dodge, Sewell; Layla Colon, Bridgeton; Caroline Bernhardt, Buena; Katherine Decker, East Greenwich; Rachel Foster, Clayton; Marielle Fortunato, Sewell; Adriana Fricano, Newfield; and Chloe Abo, Egg Harbor Township.

Lisa Trabuchi, a physical therapist with Bayada, interviews Trinity Miskelly, Millville.
Keivon Hemming from Ramapo College interviews HannahMcCardell, Mays Landing.
Deb Murphy, a paralegal with Vertex, Inc., interviews Aliana Melendez, Galloway.
OLMA juniors (l to r), Jaiden Harris, Lindenwold; Madison Hurley, Williamstown; and Ava Keyser, Sewell; on their way to their first interviews of the day.

CLICK HERE to see an article that ran in The Daily Journal newspaper.