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Navigating PPS - Tips and Tricks

Before PPS

  • Talk to other people and learn their own “PPS tips” — use your pharmacy community!
  • Schedule interviews
    • Check out Scheduling
      • Confirm interview dates, times, and locations
  • Prepare for interviews
    • Check out Interview Guidance
      • Research the program, organization, or company
      • Prepare questions for the employer
      • Practice answering interview questions
  • Finalize and print your curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Check out CV Guidance
      • Seek CV feedback from peers and mentors
  • Familiarize yourself with the room layout, and map out your interview booth locations

At Midyear Clinical Meeting/PPS

  • Dress professionally and comfortably
  • Consider bringing the following:
    • Interview schedule
    • Questions for the program
    • Padfolio, notebook, or tablet for writing notes about the program
    • Writing utensils
    • CV
    • Business cards
    • Nourishment (food, drink, mints)
  • Silence or turn off your phone
  • Smile and relax — you've got this!

After PPS

  • Send thank-you emails, cards, or letters
  • Submit applications

Navigating PPS 2019

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