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Here is a list of the type of questions you can ask a student to dig into their lives and get to know them.

Potential Questions to ask Students

  1. What was your favorite subject in school, and why?

  2. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

  3. Are there any particular places you've traveled to that left a lasting impression on you?

  4. What hobbies or activities do you enjoy outside of school?

  5. What are some things that make you laugh or bring you joy?

  6. What's the most interesting book you've read recently, and what did you like about it?

  7. What is one thing you're really proud of accomplishing?

  8. Do you have any pets? If so, tell me about them.

  9. What's your favorite type of music or band?

  10. If you could have any superpower, what would it be and how would you use it?

  11. What do you like to do with your friends when you're not in school?

  12. How do you like to spend your free time when you're not studying or doing homework?

  13. Have you ever been involved in any community service or volunteer work? If so, what was your experience like?

  14. Is there a particular career or job you're interested in pursuing when you grow up? Why?

  15. What's your favorite family tradition or activity that you enjoy doing together?

  16. What's the most exciting or memorable trip you've ever been on?

  17. Are there any particular values or principles that are important to you?

  18. How do you handle stress or difficult situations?

  19. Are there any role models or people who inspire you? Why?

  20. What's your favorite food or meal?

  21. Are there any sports or physical activities you enjoy participating in?

  22. If you could have dinner with any historical figure, who would it be and why?

  23. What's something you've always wanted to learn or try, but haven't had the chance yet?

  24. Do you have any siblings? What are they like?

  25. What's your favorite movie or TV show, and why do you like it?

  26. What did you find most challenging about school, and how do you overcome it?

  27. If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be and why?

  28. Is there anything else you'd like to share about yourself or something you're passionate about?

  29. Ask questions about the student's experience in Classical Conversations.

    1. How did their Community compare to the one your student was a part of?​

    2. What outside or additional activities did their community offer?

    3. Any special End-of-the-Year events?

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