interviews

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.

The Biggest Residency Interview Trail Mistake

The Biggest Residency Interview Trail Mistake

Marathons suck. The first few miles feel like a stampede, as the hordes of runners jostle for position. If you’re lucky, the next few miles go well, but by the end of the race, your body breaks down and the pain becomes intolerable.

Marathons also kick ass. You get to push yourself to your limits, see a city from a different point of view, and do something you will remember for the rest of your life.

The Best Questions to Ask at Your Medical School Interview

The Best Questions to Ask at Your Medical School Interview

By: Ryan Kelly

“You can make more friends in two months by being interested in them, than in two years by making them interested in you.”

In his famous book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie calls for an attitude adjustment, a shift in your perspective as a communicator. And we think you should heed his advice during your medical school interview, especially towards the end when you get to ask the interviewer questions.

6 Strategies to Make Your Interview Answers More Interesting

6 Strategies to Make Your Interview Answers More Interesting

By: Ryan Kelly

Pre-meds tend to have a lot of substance. They spend hundreds of hours helping patients in the hospital, countless more volunteering for good causes, and even devote themselves, unpaid, to developing research that benefits humanity. It takes character and drive to do these things, and we should appreciate how much good pre-meds do.

The Skinny on the CASPer: the Unfriendly Medical School Testing Ghost

The Skinny on the CASPer: the Unfriendly Medical School Testing Ghost

By: Ryan Kelly

You’ve just survived the MCAT, submitted your personal statement, and dutifully written your secondary essays, and now you realize you’ve got to take one more stupid, f’ing test.

We know that you’re cool under pressure and never feel stressed ;) but something unfamiliar like the CASPer can make anyone nervous. We’re here to help make sure you’re prepared.