The coding interview skills outside of textbooks & leetcode
Mock interviews get you used to the social pressure of figuring out a challenging coding problem in front of another human. Get comfortable in the worst case scenario so the real interview is a breeze.
Develop critical soft skills for your Big Tech interviews including explaining your thought process, keeping your interviewer engaged, and building rapport.
Mock interviews can be uncomfortable and awkward. Get the inevitable failures out the of way and enter the real interview confident, calm, and ready.
Nothing is worse than the feeling of not knowing what to do next in an interview. Practice asking questions to help clarify the problem instead of freezing up.
After you log into the Hackpack member portal through discord, there will be a “Mock Interviews” section in the nav bar. Click to request a mock interview. You will be connected with someone via email within 48 hours to schedule a time that works best for you both.
Head over to the discord server and grab one of the “Mock-intervew” voice channels. Feel free to use a separate video call solution if you prefer. The interview will last 1 hour. One person acts as the interviewer and asks the question for 30 min and then you switch. You will be responsible for preparing a question beforehand.
Mock interviews are an opportunity to connect with the community and meet someone who is on the same level as you. It is a change to relate, vent, and discuss how the process has been going.
We know it takes more than one mock interview to feel comfortable, which is why we offer an unlimited amount.
If you and your interviewer hit it off, setup a recurring calendar event and conduct mock interviews with the same person every week. You will be able to grow together and hold each other accountable to feedback.
Hackpack selects matches based off of skill level and time to interview. This avoids any gender or race bias.
Hackpack is all about community. We want you to use these mock interviews to not only practice for the technical interview but also connect with others who are studying just as hard as you are. We connect you with peers who are on your same timeline.