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Noble Schools
College Counselor was asked...6 April 2016

Q: "There are three boxes. One contains yellow balls, one contains white balls, and one contains box white and yellow balls. You can't see in the boxes, but as soon as you pull out one ball from one box, you know which boxes contain which balls. How can you explain this?"

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Before I answered, the principal explained that "anyone can think creatively if they are familiar with the material, but this question allows us to measure creativity with structural ambiguity." So, there's that. I offered several answers that I thought were pretty creative -- but incorrect. After offering five or six different solutions, all of which were incorrect, I explained that I did not know the answer although I appreciated the point of the question. We never discussed the "answer" of the riddle and the interview concluded abruptly after that. Less

You forgot to mention the most important point" you are told that each box is labeled incorrectly. And you can look inside of each box; it's not "take one ball out." Once you look in and see if they are white, yellow, or mixed, you mentally switch the labels on the other two boxes (which you have been told are labeled incorrectly and you know which box contains the two other categories. Less

HS2 Academy

would you be willing to work part time at first?

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Yes - I am flexible

Young Scholars Institute

what is your strength in teaching?

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how did you apply to your university?

KIPP SoCal Public Schools

Tell us about yourself?

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Describe my educational background as it relates to position, and experience related to the position. Included passion for education and prior examples of work I did related to position. Less

KIPP SoCal Public Schools

General question like: What do you feel about KIPP or its values and mission?

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Just read the website info, but if you wanna do more critical research its out there. Less

United Friends of the Children

Why do you want to work for UFC?

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Passion for education, experience, interest in foster population

KIPP SoCal Public Schools


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Read KIPP National and Regional Website; Watch Online Videos

Dipont Education

What makes you interested in moving to China?

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Difference in educational approach.

KIPP SoCal Public Schools

How would your former supervisor describe your strengths and weaknesses?

Kauffman School

Create a plan for Summer Transition for the Class of 2023. This project plan should include - but not be limited to: Strong vision and rationale for the project, Metrics defined with dates and quantitative goals, Action plan that accounts for deadlines and what detailed tasks need to be accomplished each deadline, Clarity that students and family are engaged and understand the matriculation process, Confirmation that students are prepared to start school in the fall, Oversight and tracking of the matriculation process (housing contract, enrollment deposit, orientation, etc.), Collection of FERPAs, Interventions to address summer melt, Tracking and confirmation of matriculation decisions. Be ready to give a 10 minute project plan roll out to our team. The presentation should do the following: Provide compelling rationale for the project based on research themes, Share overall vision and major buckets of work, Give staff a clear “what to expect” moving forward

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