2016 Interview Tips

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll notice that you haven’t heard from me in a few weeks. I want to apologize for that – as it turns out, the beginning of the academic year is busy for everyone, even when you’re not an intern anymore! I had quite a few deadlines that I had to take care of, particularly with

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The Agony of Choice, or welcome to NRMP rank list season!

It’s that time of year again – rank lists are due for the civilian match in just a few weeks, on Feb 24th. This time last year, I was agonizing over my own rank list. I kept rearranging the top 5 programs, trying to decide which was most important: a program that I love, a location that I love, a location

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Dressing for Success in Residency Interviews

There is a lot of fuss about the fourth year of medical school, and one of the things on my to-do list at the beginning of my fourth year was to find an appropriate outfit for residency interviews. Here is a bit of the wisdom I have gleaned during the interview season. Wear a suit. No matter what anyone tells you

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