What are the best ways to answer the question: Tell me about yourself?
For starters, don’t freak out! The interviewer uses this common question as an "ice-breaker even though it ends up being a “stumper” for many students. I find that reaction to be surprising. What did they think we'd be talking about? Your response to that initial question directs the flow of the conversation. Being prepared shows respect for the interviewer and gives you the ability to influence the outcome of the interview.