Any benefit to doing an interview in late August vs. September or October?

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I recently received an interview invitation for a school and they have a lot of open interview dates. Everything from late August to Early/Mid/Late September, October etc. I'm wondering if there is any benefit of doing an interview in two weeks rather than the end of September or something like that? If I understand correctly, the soonest I could be offered an acceptance would be October 15th. I remember the stress of waiting a month for my MCAT scores so I'm thinking the less time spent waiting to hear back from the school the better. Am I missing anything here?
 

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I recently received an interview invitation for a school and they have a lot of open interview dates. Everything from late August to Early/Mid/Late September, October etc. I'm wondering if there is any benefit of doing an interview in two weeks rather than the end of September or something like that? If I understand correctly, the soonest I could be offered an acceptance would be October 15th. I remember the stress of waiting a month for my MCAT scores so I'm thinking the less time spent waiting to hear back from the school the better. Am I missing anything here?
Just because Oct 15th is earliest a school can announce acceptance, the vast majority of acceptance are not sent out until well after the new year
 
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If you expect to have several interviews, you might want the earlist one to be a school you are less enthusiastic about so that the interview there is a "dress rehearsal" for the interview at the school that is more important to you.
 
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