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Discussion on: Where to Start on System Design Questions

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Ryan Lynch (he/him)

If you really go in depth, you could fill a whole interview talking about one feature and still impress people. I think the key to that though is deciding that scope with the interviewers through a dialog, and that dialog is its own skill too and shows your interpersonal and planning abilities. Definitely take the time to ask a couple of questions to narrow down what the need is before putting a marker to the whiteboard. Tell your friend best of luck!