A Great Interview: How to be Your Best at the Graduate School Interview

Saturday, October 31, 2015: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
National Harbor 7 (Gaylord National Resort And Convention Center)
Victoria Freedman, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jabbar Bennett, PhD, Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Dean for the Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University
Sherilynn Black, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity, Duke University Medical Center , Nicquet Blake, PhD, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio , Nancy Schwartz, PhD, Associate Dean and Director, Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Chicago , Gregorio Valdez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, College of Science, Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine , Audra Van Wart, PhD, Director of Education and Training, Virginia Tech and Cynthia Wright, PhD, Associate Dean, Medical University of South Carolina

Description: In this interactive session students will learn how to prepare for and practice a successful interview.  Typical interview questions will be presented and appropriate and inappropriate answers will be described.  Participants will rehearse critical skills related to effective communication, including logical thinking, positive body language, and good interpersonal relations.