Interview information

If you are invited to interview, it is an opportunity for us to learn more about you than what is on paper! Your interviewers will evaluate your answers for each interview, and the evaluations will be presented with your application to the entire Admission Committee for a final admissions decision. 

What to know 

The 2022-2023 interviews will be done virtually and conducted over a half day. You may be invited to attend either a morning or afternoon session based on availability. Interviews take place from August – February and are scheduled in Eastern Time.  

The day 

  • AM session: 8:30am -12:15pm ET // PM session: 12:30pm - 4:00pm ET

  • Welcome session: Provides details about the interview day as well as offers you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have prior to the interview start time (~30 min) 

  • Faculty interview: Conducted by up to two WSU SOM Faculty/Staff/Alumni (~30 min)

  • Multiple mini-interviews (MMIs): Five MMIs conducted by Community Partners (1 min to read scenario and 5 min to answer questions)

  • Student interview: Conducted by up to two current medical students  (~30 min)


Your interviewers may be clinicians, basic science faculty, medical students, medical school faculty and Wayne State University staff. The Community Partners may consist of non-clinicians, who are professionals in our university community. 

If you have concerns or need to reschedule your interview, you can contact the Office of Admissions at or call 313- 577-1466.

Wayne State University School of Medicine does not require CASPer, PREview or VITA.

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