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Archive of posts published in the category: interview
Aug
8

Scheduling Residency Interviews in 4th Year

Scheduling Residency Interviews

It’s August, so it’s time to start scheduling residency interviews, if you’re a fourth year DO student. For the MD students it’s a little over a month away before the ACGME side opens. So bookmark this post for later. Tips from Farrah for Scheduling Residency…

Jul
29

Post-Interview Communication

This topic was originally a part of the Interview Advice From Family Medicine Residencies post, but it’s been sectioned out into its own piece! Farrah’s Perspective Post-interview communication can be a tricky deal. You want to demonstrate your interest in the program, but…

Jul
22

Interview Advice From Family Medicine Residencies

I interviewed at 15 Family Medicine programs in 6 different states across the country and matched at my first choice, so I decided to interview some of the places I interviewed at to compile this post on interview advice from family medicine residencies!…

Jul
20

Sample Interview Questions

If you’re looking for some sample questions to look over before going on your residency interviews, you’re in luck! I’ve compiled a batch of practice questions for you to go through! …but first off–my biggest piece of advice? Relax and be yourself. Know…

May
25

Red Flags on the Residency Interview Trail

Red Flags During Residency Interviews

Fourth Years, Be Warned Interview season is stressful, new and confusing, and for the Class of 2017 rapidly approaching, we’ve compiled our take on what constitutes red flags on the residency interview trail – key warning signs of programs you’ll want to avoid…

May
6

Joining Family Medicine via the Scramble

Holly's Scramble

The AOA Scramble Overview Back in February, Pixie wrote an article about the osteopathic options post-Match, and discussed whether those who found themselves un-Matched should consider pursuing Family Medicine. Afterwards, we reached out to a few fourth year students who experienced the scramble themselves, and Holly was…

Apr
27

9 Tips For the Interview Trail

Since I’ve already written about interview tips I’ve gotten from residents, I’m sharing some of my own tips today! For the most part, Family Medicine interviews (or at least, the 15 I went on) tend to be more laidback–I definitely got the impression that my…

Jan
20

Interview Advice From Residents

Along the interview trail and on my audition rotations, I decided to ask for advice from residents on interviews, and on choosing a residency program. Here’s a compilation of 10 pieces of interview advice that I gleaned from residents in those conversations! Learn…

Nov
14

Sleep for Free on the Interview Trail

Free service for medstudents to find lodging for residency interviews

At a recent interview I met an awesome young woman who told me about a website just for fourth year students looking for free couches or beds to sleep on. The website is SwapAndSnooze.com, created by two EM applicants at UC Davis. The idea is simple…