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Old 11-10-2011
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Listening Recommendations for the Residency Interview

Time now is close to the interview season. What advices can you give !!?? What to ask program directors about, how to deal during the interview, what things can or have to be done that can convince program director to rank an applicant, and any other advices about dressing, transportation, accommodation.

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Here's some recommendations:

  • Smile all the time.
  • Be yourself.
  • Don't lie!
  • Show enthusiasm in the program.
  • Tell them why you like the city.
  • Dress up negligently and professionally.
  • Send them thank you email after the interview.
  • Go to the hospital the night before, just to check logistics so that you are sure to be there in-time next day in the morning.
  • Do not eat or drink too much the night before.
  • Read your CV and PS!
  • Do not ask about Visa arrangements (only if they open up the topic).
  • Look at the resident faces, (are they happy!).
  • Read this book The Residency Interview

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