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Re: OCI Interview Tips / Cheat Sheet

Postby Doritos » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:48 pm

I was told by multiple hiring folks that taking notes is not viewed positively. Its awkward all around.

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Re: OCI Interview Tips / Cheat Sheet

Postby GeePee » Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:00 pm

Anonymous User wrote:My best friend did OCI 2 years ago and told me that he made individualized manila folders (which he labeled and kept in a padfolio) for each firm with his resume, transcript, and any other requested materials. He said a couple of the interviewers really liked it and felt that it made him look organized. Any reason not to do this? Will it make me stand out in a bad/weird way?

No; I think this is exactly what you should be doing. I'm using a similar system, where I clip my one-page firm cheat sheet to the requested materials for the firm. It allows me easy access to the prep work in the minutes leading up to the interview and then conveniently holds the materials afterward.

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