My successful completion of the challenging SEA experience was one of my experiences that most impressed my interviewers for both my first job after college and medical school. To them it was proof positive that I could prevail over challenges, work well with a team, and handle a high volume of new information. More importantly, it gave me the confidence to know I could do anything. When faced with a new task to learn, I frequently think, I learned how to sail across an ocean in a month... I can learn this."
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