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    Hey there,
    I wasn't sure whether to post this is H&R or here, but I suppose it's just as relevant here.

    I have an interview tomorrow for a sandwich year placement at a Medical research company (I'm a second year biology undergrad) and I'm insanely nervous.

    I think I've prepared quite well, I've researched the company, the department and their recent publications, the subject of the placement itself and the techniques they use. I really, really want this placement as it's exactly the sort of thing I'd like to do after I graduate. But that means nothing if I can't prove that I am more suitable for it than the other applicants. This is my last chance, I doubt any more placements will open up after this. I've already had one interview and was rejected (I couldn't get any feedback) and now I'm going to be even more nervous because of that. I think the reason I didn't get the last placement was because I was so nervous, and it made me seem uninterested. My biggest mistake was not preparing any questions to ask. I've thought of a fair few for my interview tomorrow.

    I can't think straight and I've got stupid and things running through my head, like whether or not to wear my contacts or my glasses(does it even make a difference?)

    Sorry, I didn't mean for this to turn into as essay. What can I do to calm myself down, so I don't come across as an absolute nutjob or appear completely uninterested tomorrow?
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    I know this might not be much help, but I masturbate before I do most things, even (afternoon) exams.

    I don't know why it helps, but it does :dontknow:
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    I think the best thing to do is just go along and be yourself, not someone different as they look for characters and personality aswell as everything else!

    Though to stop the nerves, just take deep breaths and think positive thoughts. Think about things that make you happy, and also be optimistic! You can get anything you want.
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    Hey there,
    I wasn't sure whether to post this is H&R or here, but I suppose it's just as relevant here.

    I have an interview tomorrow for a sandwich year placement at a Medical research company (I'm a second year biology undergrad) and I'm insanely nervous.
    I think I have an interviewthere today as well. Good luck, all we can really do at this stage is try and relax and show the interviewer that we are keen, we've researched the position, and that we would be a great addition to their team

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