Who has most influenced you? Who is your hero? Who most helped make you who you are today? The questions sound easy enough, and there's a good chance your college interviewer will ask a question like these. As with all common interview questions, however, this one is worth a little thought and planning before you set foot in the interview room. Some influential people are better choices than others, and you want to be prepared with specific details that will allow you to bring your influential person to life for your interviewer. These interview tips on an influential person can help you think through this type of question.