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I have to say I think the biggest component to my success was the way you helped me build confidence and feel secure in my answers. Practicing with you was immensely helpful.

I think as a younger applicant with less experience, the ability to remain collected and on task gave me a great advantage. I think this training will help me for any kind of interview I have in the future. 

(So thanks again)

Hi Carole,

I wanted to let you know that I got my Phase III interview results yesterday via email — I passed! Thank you so much for your assistance. 


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Earlier in the spring I applied for an auditor job with the USDA, I had a phone interview with them and all the coaching advice and training that you provided proved to be incredibly valuable.  I ended up getting a job offer from them and started working a couple months ago. 

So, I just wanted to let you know that your coaching is great for the FBI interview, but also has a lot of value for other kinds of federal interviews.




Second-time around!!

In my first time interviewing with “Agents,” I put them on a massive pedestal and assumed they were so much better than me.

This was a mistake!

I realized that these agents had different experiences than me. Not that anyone is better than anyone else because of experience, but that realization made me more confident in myself.

I know that played a part in my first interview. I lacked the ability to be authentic and myself, for fear I wasn’t going to be good enough for them…as you know, that was self-sabotaging. 


I was maybe 1 of only 2 applicants with a beard. And also, I was 1 of only 2 applicants with a grey suit. Everyone else was clean shaven and wearing dark blue…I only say this because I was so worried about my facial hair being an issue or just “looking too different.”

 It didn’t matter at all. I was groomed well enough, so the rest was presentation!


We only had Saturday and Sunday to prepare her for the interview. Her interview was on MONDAY!

Monday –

Welp, it over! Answered every question. Got more than a few laughs and I definitely feel they got a good picture of who I am. 

I used a majority of my stories but I also used experiences that naturally came to mind.

I have a good feeling about this, Carole! I’ll keep you update.

Today –

I passed, Carole!!! Just got word. 



I wanted to let you know that I passed the phase 2 interview! After working with you, I felt extremely confident walking into it and felt prepared to answer all their questions.

Thanks again for your help!

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