Interviews

Applying for Residency: Lessons Learned on the Interview Trail

Applying for Residency: Lessons Learned on the Interview Trail

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In November, I talked about the at-times-excruciating wait for interview invitations. Now that it’s mid-January, the bulk of interviews are over. Several flights later, I’m settled back in Baltimore, excited to sleep in my own bed rather than a hotel, an Airbnb or a couch. The past two months have been wonderfully exciting and inevitably(...)

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Applying for Residency: Interview Season

Applying for Residency: Interview Season

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The last time I wrote about applying to residency, fourth-year medical students were just about to hit the submit button on the Electronic Residency Application System. Several long weeks later, the interview season has begun. The irony of the phrase “hurry up and wait” becomes acutely painful for students during the weeks between submitting residency(...)

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Life After Residency: Advice for the Fellowship Interview

Life After Residency: Advice for the Fellowship Interview

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Congratulations. After four years of college, four years of medical school, and three or more years of residency, you’ve decided to pursue extra specialized training, to get you a step closer to your life’s dream. Whatever subspecialty you decide on, it helps to approach the interview process fully informed. Fellowships tend to be even more(...)

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Graduate School Interviews: It’s All About ‘Fit’

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The holiday season in Baltimore sees a flurry of activity on campus as graduate programs prepare to welcome prospective students for interviews in early 2016. Interviewees have not yet been accepted into a graduate program, but they have been selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, and as many as half will ultimately be(...)

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