121: Pageant Interview Practice Questions and Sample Answers

For 5 years, I was a career counselor on college campuses in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and California. When a student would come in to do a mock interview, I’d always give them a list of questions that they were most likely to be asked so that the first time they heard them wasn’t in the interview room. Today, I’m going to share the top 5 questions that you can expect to be asked in your pageant interview. And, I’ll help you develop your own answer by giving you some sample answers to get your creative juices flowing…

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120: Overcome the Post-Pageant Slump Without Becoming Depressed

This time of year, most women have lost their pageants. It’s unfortunate, but it’s true. When there are 20 women competing and only one wins, most are losing. It’s terribly painful. But, of course there are lessons even in the pain of pageantry. In this episode, I’m going to teach you to brace yourself to quickly recover from a pageant loss….To save you the sad backstage tears, the fake smile at the after party, and the days or weeks of depression that pageantry could force you into – if you don’t follow these steps…

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119: Choosing to Win Every Day with Dale Smith Thomas

In this episode, Alycia interviews Dale Smith Thomas. Dale Smith Thomas credits winning the Mrs. Tennessee pageant for the launch of her international speaking career. Dale speaks professionally around the country and around the world on personal development, motivation, and self-improvement. Her client list includes major companies like McDonalds Corporation, Northwestern Mutual Life…

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118: Should I Wear Panty Hose During My Pageant Interview?

Today’s Question comes from Lisbeth. She asks: Pantyhose – yes or no? The bare-legged look has been popular for a long time. Does it apply to interview? How about evening gown, especially if the gown has a slit? I generally liked going bare-legged during evening gown since I may be wearing open toed shoes, but even if I’m not, bare feet give me more a grip on the sole of my shoe. But interview….what is your advice?…

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116: Best Pageant Shoes and Empowering Women with Fashion Designer, Johnathan Kayne

In this episode, Alycia interviews Johnathan Kayne. Johnathan “Kayne” Gillaspie was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Growing up in Music City, he became enamored with fashion by watching his favorite country music legends Dolly and Reba perform and walk the red carpet. Kayne began cultivating his creative design eye by helping two of his five sisters prepare their wardrobe for national pageants…

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115: 5 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Pageant Walk with Dani Walker

Dani Walker is the creator and host of globally recognized Youtube channel Pageant Access. Over a decade of experience in pageantry and entertainment inspired her to create a channel about pageantry reviews, beauty, and fashion, which utilizes the knowledge she gained from holding titles for the largest pageant systems in the world including National American Miss, Miss America and Miss USA…

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