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When a letter arrives inviting you to an interview, you have every reason to be exhilarated since most schools only interview a fraction of their applicants. Read the instructions that come with the invitation to the interview very carefully and respond promptly. Delaying your response or unsuccessfully putting off the interview may imply lack of interest in the school.
The interview is an opportunity for you to enhance and complete the picture of who you are, to show that you can think and speak clearly, and to illustrate how you form a relationship. At the same time, the school is trying to recruit really good candidates, and so you want to use the time to address any questions you have about the school. Not only is the interview your single most important opportunity to express or explain yourself to the admissions committee, it is also your opportunity to learn something firsthand about the institution.
At the interview, most schools use a one-to-one format, with one of more interviewers. A few schools use a committee interview, with three or four persons on the panel. Interviews are typically clinical faculty, basic science faculty, or students, especially where multiple interviews are the custom. These personal interviews are relatively unstructured and usually last from thirty minutes to an hour.
Interviewers will evaluate you with regard to several qualities, including: