How Would You Grade This “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Response?

How Would You Grade This “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Response?

Unfortunately it’s not that simple - “Why medicine?” is a deceptively hard interview question that likely needs a slight revision from the essay.

To help guide your own response, we wanted to give you the chance to grade a “Why medicine?” response from a REAL candidate.

How Would You Grade This “Why Medicine?” Interview Response?

How Would You Grade This “Why Medicine?” Interview Response?

Unfortunately it’s not that simple - “Why medicine?” is a deceptively hard interview question that likely needs a slight revision from the essay.

To help guide your own response, we wanted to give you the chance to grade a “Why medicine?” response from a REAL candidate.

Top 10 Most Overrated Colleges to Be Pre-med

Top 10 Most Overrated Colleges to Be Pre-med

Essentially, if something is “overrated,” it was good enough to earn that notoriety amongst its haters, so it must be doing SOMETHING right.

Some things are “overrated” simply because a bunch of contrarians decided to rebel against the mainstream, but this isn’t the case with our list!

Top 10 Most Underrated Colleges to Be Pre-med

Top 10 Most Underrated Colleges to Be Pre-med

“…most of the time, something is “underrated” based on opinion, or a general sense of underappreciation, rather than some actual measure.

We at Savvy Pre-med know that ‘underrated’ is a loaded term; that’s why we put a lot of thought, time, and energy into the research for this list.”

Which Face Would You Choose As Your Doctor

Which Face Would You Choose As Your Doctor

When you walk into your interview, the non-verbal interrogation begins, as the interviewers absorb everything about you - your outfit, your gait, your handshake, and yes, perhaps most importantly, your face. 


First impressions are so powerful that the first 30 seconds could make or break their assessment of you. 

Sample Responses and Tips for the CASPer Test Using Prompts from The Office

Sample Responses and Tips for the CASPer Test Using Prompts from The Office

Last week, we introduced practice CASPer test prompts using clips from The Office, and now we’re back to provide sample responses and tips based on those examples.


If you haven’t already, take that practice test yourself so that you can compare your answers with our samples and improve your responses.

Prepare for the CASPer Test with the Dunder Mifflin Scranton Branch

Prepare for the CASPer Test with the Dunder Mifflin Scranton Branch

If you’ve ever watched The Office, you’ve likely cringed your way through certain scenes (for me, it was Scott’s Tots). Even if you typically enjoy awkward, dry humor, the show’s oblivious characters and their socially obtuse actions can make anyone a bit uncomfortable.