The Dental School Admissions Interview

After months of writing your personal statement, filling out seemingly endless secondary applications, and waiting to hear from the dental schools, an interview offer is concrete evidence that you have advanced in the admissions process. Exhilaration is often quickly replaced by nervousness when an applicant is notified of an invitation to interview at a dental […]

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Preparing for an Osteopathic Medical School Interview

Preparing for an interview at any medical school requires certain steps: familiarizing yourself with the school, honing your general interview skills and making sure that you can discuss any aspect of your application in depth. However, to be successful at an osteopathic medical school interview, you need to also ensure that you are ready for […]

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After the Medical School Interview: Thank-You Letters

Once your medical school interview is behind you, you may think that all you need to do is wait to hear the committee’s decision. However, there is another step you can take before you leave the decision in the hands of the admissions committee. Your next task, and perhaps the last one you’ll have before […]

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Getting the Most from a Mock Interview

Your chance of admission to med school ranges from about 25% to 60% once you’ve made it to the interview stage. At this point, the committee knows that you are academically prepared for medical school and have the background and experiences to succeed. However, in a profession where you will spend your days communicating with patients […]

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Questions to Ask on Interview Day

Your main concerns on interview day are most likely the impression you will make on the interviewer and whether or not you will be accepted to the school. However, remember that you are not the only one being evaluated – this visit is also your chance to determine if the school is the one that you would […]

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