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Interviewing at the Missionary Training Center

Interviewing missionaries at the Training Center:

First Week
  • How are you doing?
  • Do you have any serious health issues? Medications? Diet restrictions?
  • Have you read the Book of Mormon? Share an experience or a testimony.
  • What leadership opportunities have you had, either in or out of the church?
  • Did you earn your Eagle Scout award? Your Young Women’s medallion?
  • How did you do in high school? What was your GPA?
  • Is your family supportive of you being here? Do you anticipate homesickness?
  • How are you doing with your companion? What have you learned so far about companion relationships?
  • Do you have musical talent? Instrument? Singing?
  • Have any questions arisen that we can help you with?
  • Please be assured that we love and admire you.
  • Remember Philippians 4:13 — I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me…
  • Remember the importance of electronic device safeguards.
  • Do you feel worthy to be here? Your branch president is your “bishop”.
  • Feeling anxious or depressed or homesick?
Second Week
  • What challenges have you had? What has been your hardest challenge?
  • Do you feel your testimony growing?
  • How can you improve even more in the days that remain at the MTC?
  • How do you feel about your MTC experience so far?
  • Do you understand the difference between conversion and testimony?
  • What has been your most rewarding or edifying experience thus far?
  • What has been your experience with the TRC?
  • What are you yearning for, or what is your greatest desire at this point?
  • You are doing so GREAT, your progress is REMARKABLE, you are a great missionary.
Third Week
  • Praise the missionary for their growth and progress.
  • What are your desires as you arrive in your field of labor?
  • How will you conduct yourself while you travel to your field of labor?
  • You have been sheltered here, but the real world awaits. Be prepared!
  • What has been your most edifying experience at the MTC?
  • Have you made a determination to obey all rules & the mission schedule?
  • Have you learned the difference between obedience and exact obedience?
  • Do you understand the importance of protecting your companion?
  • How do you feel as you approach the time to head to your assigned mission?

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