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Advice needed regarding Interviews, pleeease

Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by gatorgirl88, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. gatorgirl88

    gatorgirl88 2+ Year Member

    Nov 12, 2012
    Ok so here is the pickle I am in. I have my interview at a Florida school coming up on a Tuesday (I am a Florida resident), this is my top school. However, I had already set up an interview with NY school for a Monday (the day before). This would mean I would have to be in NY Monday morning for my interview and then in Florida Tuesday morning for the 2nd interview. There are flights that would have me back to FL the night before by midnight. I'd like to attend both but I am advised otherwise.. I certainly don't want to jeopardize my interview with my top school but I hate to cancel because the NY school I am also very interested in. What would you guys do? Go for both? Cancel one? Any input is appreciated.....
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  3. CharlieKelly

    CharlieKelly I enjoy a good Milksteak, boiled over hard 7+ Year Member

    Jan 17, 2008
    Go for both, as long as you get your sleep and traveling isn't an issue, why not
  4. gatorgirl88

    gatorgirl88 2+ Year Member

    Nov 12, 2012
    And BTW, the NY cannot reschedule... I've asked. I either keep it or cancel, and I def. do not want to reschedule my top school interview for later date.
  5. gatorgirl88

    gatorgirl88 2+ Year Member

    Nov 12, 2012
    Thats what I was originally thinking, but then my mentor told me that he wouldn't do it because you never know what could happen at the airport. But hey why not be adventurous right? thanks for input @bostonite
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  6. yeslek88

    yeslek88 7+ Year Member

    Apr 9, 2010
    Why not reschedule the top school for a later date? If done in advance I don't think it would reflect negatively on your application. As long as they still have dates available in October and early November it won't put you at a disadvantage. If you were to miss your flight or have it delayed you would be in quite a jam.
  7. kimothy_777


    Jun 6, 2014
    I did Pitt/NYU consecutively. However, NYU is lower priority on my list, so I was okay with getting to my hotel after 11pm the night prior (which was actually 1am my time). Adrenaline (and caffeine) get you through it. You are also done quite early at NYU (1pm). The most important part - the interview itself, is first item on the schedule. You could leave without lunch if it helps to catch an earlier flight, or even leave early from the tour, without it reflecting poorly on the admissions committee (It is a busy place, with no continuity of which staff oversee your day).
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2014

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