Unless it's someone from your immediate family, it's not recommended
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There are different categories in which the questions are divided. But mostly the interviewer focuses on questions regarding your chosen college or university, bank & finance details, family background, work experience, and other general questions. Let's see some examples of commonly asked questions in a student visa interview:
College & University - Which university or college you want to apply to and why did you choose to go to this specific university or college?
Bank & Finance - If you plan to stay for few years, how are you going to finance your education and your living?
Family background - Do you have any other relatives who live in the United States?
Work & Job - Where did you work and what is your work experience?
General Questions - This will include general questions like, why america?, your scores, ideas about some topic, etc.
If you want to apply for an Ireland student visa then there are two types for international students. A 'C type' visa if your course is less than three months and a 'D type' if your course is more than three months. Typically a visa interview includes questions like 1) Why do you want to study in this particular country? 2) Why did you choose this course? 3) For how long do you wish to stay after your course completion? 4) They will cross check your documents, and there will be few questions about them. 5) They will also check whether your financial source is legitimate or not. 6) They will ask you about your scores. Things like, 'Why do you have fewer scores?', 'What is the reason for this education gap?', etc. If you do all this perfectly, you'll definitely get your student visa. If you wish to know about the universities in Ireland then check this blog out - https://ischoolconnect.com/blog/top-universities-for-masters-in-ireland/
The most common topics over which a student applying for an F1 Visa program could be asked questions on are:
Plans post your education
You could be asked multiple questions based on these topics. The key to cracking this interview is to be confident yet humble. To know more on how to secure an f1 student Visa, do check out this blog(https://ischoolconnect.com/blog/getting-usa-f1-student-visa/)