9 Tech Offers and 100 Hours of Studying Later…

Interview Stats

My leetcode breakdown

How I Stayed Organized

An example week from my google cal
A real example from my google cal
All the companies that ghosted me

The Prep

  • Why _____ company?
  • What would you do if someone asked you to do something unethical?
  • When was a time you disagreed with the majority and what you did to change their minds?
  • Tell me about a time you worked with a difficult person.
  • Tell me how you stay organized when you have a lot of things on your plate.

The Offers

  • What is the tech stack of the team?
  • What are the expectations for a new grad?
  • How long are the code sprints?
  • What would I be working on?
  • How does mentorship work (is there formal or informal mentorship)?
  • What does growth look like at this company?

My Advice For New Grad Interviewees

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Software engineer @ Microsoft. Exploring tech, financial freedom, and everything in between.

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Software engineer @ Microsoft. Exploring tech, financial freedom, and everything in between.

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