Five Things We Wish All Applicants Knew About Interviews
Updated: May 24
Between the two of us, we've interviewed hundreds of applicants for medical school and residency positions.
We wish that they were all able to walk into our office knowing just a few key facts about the interview. Such as: You can talk about qualities all you want, but that’s never as compelling as providing evidence.
Here are other key pointers from our blog post on KevinMD.
Wishing you all the best,
Rajani Katta MD and Samir Desai MD
Authors of The Medical School Interview
Dr. Rajani Katta is the creator of Medical School Interviews 101, the course that teaches students how to ace their interviews. She is also the author of the best-selling book The Medical School Interview: Winning Strategies from Admissions Faculty, and served as Professor of Dermatology at the Baylor College of Medicine for over 17 years.
Dr. Samir Desai is the author of The Medical School Interview and Multiple Mini Interview: Winning Strategies from Admissions Faculty. He has served on the medical school admissions and residency selection committees at the Baylor College of Medicine and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.