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Don't freak yourself out too much. But try to take yourself seriously, treat the job search seriously. Not overly serious so people think you're boring or intense in a bad way, but it's good that you don't act like the job means nothing. When I was searching for jobs in high school, I found jobs mostly high schoolers do, and I'm more mature than most people my age (not boasting here, just being brutally honest), and I think that comes across.

I know this is really hard, and frustratingly pointless, but I don't know how else to say this: be confident, or at least fake it. Maybe a better way to say it is don't freak yourself out over it. I've found in my life at least that I get really nervous about things like this when I had nothing to worry about, but that being nervous about it beforehand and getting worked up about it caused me to mess up or made it more stressful than it had to be. My stress and freaking out CAUSES a situation to be stressful, it's a bit of a vicious circle. Try to be calm, focused, rational about it (sometimes I can rationalize myself to calm down). Focus on what your strengths are and why you would be a good employee, which is good if they ask you about it and also helps your confidence level. And in this economy at this time, I wouldn't take it personally if you don't get callbacks right away. It would most likely not be about you at all.

I got really lucky. Where I live, there's this big amusement park that is ALWAYS hiring people. I kind of hate it, customer service is not made for an SA-sufferer, but I always have a job for the summer until I manage to get internships and real professions after college. Any chance you're anywhere near Cincinnati, OH?
 
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