Don’t Forget to Smile!

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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We’ve enjoyed working with a lot of medical students across the country through our mock virtual interviews. It has been really great working with students, getting to know them, and helping them refine their pitch to residency programs. While I’ve been impressed with each of the applicants I’ve worked with, I have to remind eachContinue reading “Don’t Forget to Smile!”

What books are you reading for fun?

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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Asking what books you are reading for pleasure is a classic interview question not just for residency interviews but for an interview in any field or job. Interviewers are assessing to see if you are a well rounded individual. The books you are reading can spark unique conversation topics that influence the rest of theContinue reading “What books are you reading for fun?”

Plan a Pause

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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If you’ve been following our preparation guide for answering interview questions, you should be anticipating almost any question that comes your way in an interview.  You’ll have, on the edge of your tongue, a well-developed, structured answer.  But when you are presented with a question such as, “Why plastic surgery?” or a prompt like, “Tell meContinue reading “Plan a Pause”