A big part of a college education is developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. It makes sense, then, that your interviewer will want to find out how you handle difficult or challenging situations. So, before you set foot in the interview room, make sure you are prepared to describe a challenge that you overcame. The challenge can take many forms -- academic, athletic, personal -- but your response to the question needs to show that you are able to deal with a challenge. For more information on how to approach this particular question, check out these college interview tips.