Someone saw something they liked in your resume or cover letter, and that something must have been pretty important to them if you didn't have the grades.As always, try going in and doing your absolute best to wow them in your interview. Even though it may be an uphill battle for a callback, just remember that something made you desirable to even get the screening interview. Remind yourself of this so you don't doubt yourself or get so nervous that you don't come across well. Good luck with your interview!
Take it easy and realize only 20-25% of screening interviews lead to callbacks.
Quote Take it easy and realize only 20-25% of screening interviews lead to callbacks. This really depends. Some firms like to do more screeners, some fewer.
My advice is to just be friendly and outgoing. Show them you are someone they would like to work with. Don't pull the hard sell or spit cliches.
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