Interviews and Fourth Year Scheduling

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  1. dunkindona

    dunkindona Junior Member
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    I am trying to figure out when to schedule in vacation to minimize the stress of interview season. At this point, I am definitely psychiatry or neurology bound but am uncertain about the interview seasons for these fields. Can I get an opinion on when I should schedule vacation? I have a two month window...

    1. November-December
    2. December-January
     
  2. dunkindona

    dunkindona Junior Member
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    by "vacation" I mean time devoted to interviewing
     
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    Main "season" is between Nov and Jan, minus some holidays. I am having a hard time actually showing up for rotations!
     
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    December-January will give you the most bang for your buck I think-you will probaly just start hearing back from most places early November.
     
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    I had planned on doing most of my interviews during December-January and scheduled my time off accordingly. I submitted my application as soon as I could and started getting interview offers for November within a few weeks. It turns out most of my interviews are in November-December and I really did not get very many January offers.

    PS-I've even had a few October and February offers, FYI
     
  6. dunkindona

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    I guess it would help to clarify where I will be applying to get a sense of where I might possibly get interviews. Here is my very early list, in no particular order.

    Baylor College of Medicine
    Partners
    UPenn
    UCSF
    Columbia
    UCLA
    UWash
    WashU
    Stanford
    Hopkins

    I am an MD/PhD student and will submit early.
     
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    sorry ... to get an idea of WHEN I might possibly get interviews.
     

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