So you have been to a MCAT class or studied for the MCAT using a MCAT prep book. Worked really hard in college. Submitted your MCAT scores and letters of recommendations to a medical school and now you are invited to go to an interview. So how do you prepare for this? We have put together a list of questions that interviews sometimes use that you should read over before the big interview date.
Volunteer hours, cramming for a final, extracurricular activities, letters of recommendation, and everything else there is stress about when getting ready to apply to medical school. Applying to medical school can be very stressful, but it does not have to be.
There are three common mistakes that premeds make when building up their application to apply to medical school. By sticking to the basics when applying to medical school you can avoid these common mistakes that lots of premeds make that puts their application at risk of being rejected.
Being accepted for an interview to a medical school can be very exciting. Being accepted for an interview is a great accomplishment because it means that a medical school is interested in having you as one of their students. According to pre-medical advisors from Missouri State University, the purpose of the interview is to get to know the student beyond the textbook.
The admission committee is looking to get to know the students on a more personal level, so you should walk into the interview knowing that you have impressed them with your grades and MCAT scores (so take a breath first!) and look at the interview as a way to have a conversation with the school you are applying to. However, that does not mean you should go into the interview completely unprepared. You may not have to take as much time preparing for the interview like you would for the MCAT, but here are a few things you can do to better prepare for the interview.