Interview Resources for Medical School Applicants

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Interviews are an important part of the medical school application process. Find out what to expect, how to prepare, and what questions you should ask to find the school that is the best fit for you.

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​Medical School Applicant Interview Preparation Guide

Use this comprehensive guide to navigate the medical school interview process. Learn more about how to prepare for interviews, the interview formats you may encounter, and the questions and topics that are covered during interviews.

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Preparing for Interviews

MSAR® Report: Interview Policies by Medical School, 2024

This chart outlines how each medical school handles the interview process, including format and schedules.

What It’s Like to Participate in Multiple Mini Interviews

The MMI format assesses communication skills using a series of interview stations, each focused on a different question or scenario.

Worksheet: Questions to Ask During Interviews

Use this guided worksheet to keep track of questions you want to ask—and the answers you receive—during each interview.

Advice from Admissions Officers

Tips from an Admissions Officer on Interviewing for Medical School

Four pro tips on interviewing with confidence.

Tips from Admissions on Maintaining Professionalism Throughout Your Interview

Admissions officers offer their advice on how to demonstrate professionalism throughout the interview process.

Ask the Experts: Preparing for Medical School Interviews

Admissions officers offer answers to the most frequently asked questions about medical school admissions interviews.

Watch What Happens Live: Mock Interviews with Real Admissions Officers (video)

Admissions deans offer tips on preparing for interviews. Then watch as panelists participate in mock interviews.

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Advice from Medical Students

Selecting a Medical School: 35 Questions I Wish I Had Asked

Members of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives offer this list of informed questions to ask during interviews to help you decide which school is right for you.

Tips for Interview Day from Current Medical Students

Current and former medical students share their best advice on how to stay calm and make a good impression on interview day.

8 Medical Student Wellness Questions to Ask During Your Interview

A current medical student recommends asking these questions to determine how a school prioritizes the health and wellness of its students.

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