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Technical Interview Resources and Tips

Technical Interview Links and Tips

Technical Resources

There are plenty of resources online for students to take advantage of for practicing specific technical questions. helps users prepare for coding interviews by presenting practice questions and allowing users to submit their code for review.  Leetcode also has mock interviews interviews.

Check Glassdoor for interview questions. Watch the date and be mindful that questions often change. 

A wide range of other sites have programming questions to use for practice, including: Programmerinterview.comCareer Cup, and, which feature technical questions for a variety of other engineering fields as well. Software Engineers may like Code Wars or HackerRank

A simple search of “coding interview” on YouTube will result in a wealth of interesting videos with experts speaking on the coding interview process, as well as some individuals sharing examples of walking through coding interview questions.

Vault has several articles on technical interviews. Tip: Connect to Vault through the Johnson Business School Library using your Cornell Net ID. Check out the many resources there the Guides are particularly helpful. Sign up for the Newsletter to receive many other career tips. This is a wonderful resource available to you while you are a Cornell student.  

Several books worth checking out are:

Cracking the Coding Interview and Cracking the PM Interview both by Gayle Laakmann McDowell, and Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders’ Guide, by Adnan Aziz, Tsung-Hsien Lee, and Amit Prakash. Revisiting foundational textbooks on programming and algorithms can also a good way for students to brush up on the basics.

Technical Interview Info from Google

“47 Questions the Top Tech Consulting Firms Ask”