The Role of the Interview


Interviewers often seek to assess applicants on the AAMC Core Competencies for Entering Medical Students. And while the medical school is interviewing you, it's every bit as important you interview the medical school(s) too, as interviews are your opportunity to see how compatible each medical school is with your academic and personal goals, values, and expectations. After all, at the end of this process, you’ll be choosing a school and location where you'll spend the next several years. The AAMC’s hope for you is that you walk away from the interview trail confident in your knowledge of how happy and successful you’d be at any given medical school, so you can make an informed decision about which medical school is best for you.