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What is your greatest weakness?

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by y0ssarian, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. y0ssarian

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    From http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showpost.php?p=7460315&postcount=9

    Mrbubbles is right; there seem to be two kinds of weaknesses here.

    So what's your greatest weakness? Not that bull**** greatest weakness that you say during the interview about how you work too hard, or care too much about your patients, but your actual greatest weakness!
     
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    Borderline ADD and ocd but too proud and not significant enough to have anything done about it

    Agree with that guy \/ \/ \/ cancer bio final tomorrow Wooh Hoooh
     
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    SDN. Its 2:20am and I have a final tomorrow and Im on this god-forsaken site. Somebody help me!
     
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    haha im in the same boat

    thus bringing me to my greatest weakness, procrastinating
     
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    Count me in too. It is nearly midnight and somehow PChem is just not as enticing as SDN nonsense.
     
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    weaknesses: any football game on tv and southern belles
     
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    Once bowl week ends and the plays are happening, our weakness disappears...
     
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  12. Mrbubbles

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    the sad thing is that Y0ss is serious when he ask "what r ur weaknesses"

    sorry my friend, but i don't think ur competitors are willing to tell u their response.. but the best thing to do is find a "interview weakness" that u truly have , but MOST IMPORTANTLY, back it up with an example (that is key) to show ur not bull****ting.

    i stated mine and related it to how it affected/effecte? (i still don't know) me in my workplace @ a dental office. turn ur negative into a positive lets just say..

    if u need examples, try googling them "interview weaknesses/strengths".i think that might work. good luck!
     
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    i have little to no patience with stupid people

    i hate kids.
     
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    i actually got asked this question at an interview and said "talking fast" (explanation: i talk fast b/c i think fast and i work really hard on trying to slow my speech down so ppl can understand) lol its true and it worked, i got in :)

    don't make your weakness a personality flaw or something obviously not true
     
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    haha I love kids!
     
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    it's strange... i'm so good with my nephews, but i cant even handle them for more than an hour!!! i really really just dont want any of my own. im just not that maternal.LOL!
     
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    So, let me ask you a question right off the bat. What do you think your greatest strengths are as a manager?

    Let me tell you what my greatest weaknesses are: I work too hard. I care too much, and sometimes, I can be too invested in my job.

    Okay... And your strengths?

    Well, my weaknesses are actually my strengths.
     
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    Thank you, Michael Scott!!!! LOL nice!
     
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    I wasn't sure about this when prepping for my interview either so I asked 4 people... My mom, my dad, my brother and my husband independently. Withough hesitation one answered right after the other in about 3 microseconds "STUBBORN" I had my answer and I used it too. I put a determined spin on it though to make it a positive, negative thing.
     
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    This isn't really meant to be a serious thread, and I really did mean people's actual weaknesses, not the negative yet positive stuff people tell adcoms ;]
     
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    Lol nice one! :thumbup::laugh: Somebody should say that during an interview. It might just get you in.
     
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    chocolate chip cookies, the chewy kind right out of the oven...
     
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    ^LOL-some of your replies bro are just freakin hilarious
     
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    Oh geez, I was totally sure I screwed up the 'weakness' question at my NYU interview - the only interview so far that asked me that question - but I guess I didn't screw it up enough to keep me from getting in. Felt good enough about the rest of the interview to compensate for it.

    Now, my REAL weaknesses! --> mint milano cookies & devil's food cake. :love:
     

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