Advice to practice interviews at home

Interview season for health professional schools (medical school, dental school, pharmacy school, veterinary school, PT/OT school, etc.) starts early in the fall. In fact, you might already have an interview scheduled and school isn’t even back in session. First of …

By Shannon Merchant
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Successful multiple-mini-interview tips

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It’s interview season! You just received your interview offer for the health professional graduate program of your dreams…elation! Then you read the fine print…interviews will be conducted in multiple-mini-interview (MMI) format and your stomach drops. You are expected to play …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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Working at a tech company as a person of color

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[Writer’s Note: This is the first in a series of LinkedIn articles about my personal and professional growth through my  time as a content publishing intern at Microsoft. I also explore how this experience is influenced by my identity as …

By Aleenah Ansari
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“Internships” for health majors

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Summer’s started and maybe you’re feeling a little bored? Perhaps your friends are working in their summer internships and you’re wondering how to spend the time you have. A majority of students entering college hope to complete an internship during their …

By Shannon Merchant
Shannon Merchant Career Counselor Shannon Merchant
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The experience paradox: Qualified but not qualified

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Many seniors come into my office with what seems like a paradoxical situation. They feel simultaneously well-qualified (I just finished 4 years studying math and Spanish) and totally under-qualified (every job wants more experience than I have). There are a …

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl
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