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Am I Ready to Start Interviewing?

It's not a yes/no question

This is such a common question. The problem is it's not actually a yes/no question.

Someone who has done little prep could get lucky: they could get an interview that perfectly matches things they already know or the few things they studied. Conversely, someone who has done a ton of prep might get very unlucky or have a bad day.

When in doubt, interview

If you even feel remotely prepared, go for it . What the worst that could happen? You don't get the job. In that case:

  • You've gained some great experience
  • You can likely apply to the same company again in 6 to 12 months
  • You get over your fear of failure (if that's something you experience)

When in doubt, do the interview!