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post #16 of 29
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They just want to get a feel for you, are you somebody they will like to work with for 3-7 years?
FTFY
post #17 of 29
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FTFY

 

Yeah.  This makes me a little bit sad.

post #18 of 29
For which surgical subspecialty are you applying?
post #19 of 29
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For which surgical subspecialty are you applying?

 

 

Plastic and reconstructive surgery.  What's your field?

post #20 of 29
Neurosurgery
post #21 of 29
Thread Starter 

Excellent, saw one of our neursurg attendings wearing an amazing suit today.  Are you a resident?  How do you have time to surf SF?  My roommate and several other close friends will be applying in NSG.

post #22 of 29
I'm on my research year.
post #23 of 29
I wouldn't risk it for plastics or ophthalmology. Plastic surgeons and ophtho's (not surprisingly) have a good eye. Any other surgical sub and you'd be okay. When I was on the interview trail for an internship in internal medicine, I've seen the worst dressed interviewees: pinstriped suits with Dansko's clogs. Really? If you're going to play with fire with pinstripes, you gotta at least match it with an appropriate pair of shoes (might as well go whole-hog and go with a sharp pair of bourbon shoes and a matching belt).
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FTFY

I didn't want to discourage him... 8 long years of training for Electrophyisology... ffffuuuu.gif
Edited by anginaprinzmetal - 5/9/13 at 10:54pm
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post #26 of 29
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I didn't want to discourage him... 8 long years of training for Electrophyisology... ffffuuuu.gif
It's best that his spirit be broken now.
post #27 of 29
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^ this, nobody will give a rat's ass about your shoes as long as you don't show up in sneakers or one of those horrid fake snake shinny monstrosities...

In retrospect and after seating in the interviewee and interviewer chair more than once I can tell you that rarely if ever was the interviewee attire or bullshit answers to any of the bullshit questions of any consequence. By the time you made it to the interview they already like you on paper. They just want to get a feel for you, are you somebody they will like to work with for 3-5 years? are there any signs of a psychopathic personality that they might be able to catch before you match? etc.

...agreed. Interviewers usually ask a few throw-away questions to find out if you bullshxtted them about your qualifications. After that, it's about selling who you are. It's about confidence and communication skills. If you have those two things (and you didn't bullshxt on your qualifications), then you'll make a great impression, and they'll be more willing to up your pay during negotiation.

post #28 of 29
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What field are you going into? For most residencies, brown is fine. Just make sure your belt matches your shoes.

I'm  going to be applying in a surgical sub.  Nice username.

lol8[1].gif Well done doctor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_valproate
post #29 of 29
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It's best that his spirit be broken now.

 

Too late (;

 

 

I think I'll probably break down and pick up some black shoes just so I don't feel self conscious about it since most plastic surgeons I've worked with have extremely good fashion sense and would notice if I'm stepping outside of the norms.  I really like the kent wangs I have (esp. compared to Allen Edmonds at a similar price point) and am considering these:

 

 

 

Does anyone have any other recommendations around the same price ($350)?

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