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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Jacobs, J. (1976). Chicago Selection Research: The Post-Group Interview. Ann. Psychoanal., 4:375-382.

(1976). Annual of Psychoanalysis, 4:375-382

Chicago Selection Research: The Post-Group Interview

Joan Fleming Jacobs, M.D.

The Post-Group Interview (PGI) is a selection instrument that the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis has found increasingly valuable in making candidate-selection decisions over the years. This interview is a one-to-one situation that was added to the selection procedures in October, 1957. Originally, it implemented a suggestion made by David Shakow when he was serving as an observer and evaluator of the APFC Group Interview. He felt that the Group Interview was so anxiety-producing that a “decompression” talk was indicated for purposes of “good mental hygiene.” Almost as an aside, he suggested that such a “talk” might also “provide important data for evaluating the Group Interview process.” Initially, decompression “was the main purpose of our PGI.” Consequently, it was scheduled immediately after the Group Interview, but, in addition, it was planned so as to gather data on the applicant's ability to observe his own responses and to be objective about the interview experiences. Examination of reports from post-group interviewers revealed very clearly that the tension-relieving purpose was being carried out. Moreover, we found that the additional data about the applicant's view of himself and his interviewers provided significant information helpful at the point of decision-making. This finding will be discussed in more detail later.

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