Does anybody have a list of things we should look up about the school prior to the interview?

sallyhasanidea

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I have my first interview scheduled for next week and was wondering if anybody has a list of things we should look up about the school prior to the interview?

Is there any specific things we should concentrate on for the "why this school" question during the interview?
 
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Goro

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Go dig up my post on "guide to YOUR interview questions."
 
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try reading their website, mission statement, etc for starters
 
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I went as far down the rabbit hole as I could with the websites when I was writing secondaries - do they offer community outreach, research, student-run clinics, other special programs? If so, what are they? What current research is being done there? Are there any PIs I would want to work with? What community outreach exists? Are there a lot of options there? What about student clubs/organizations/special interest groups? What resources are available to students?
 

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try reading their website, mission statement, etc for starters
Honestly for A LOT of these schools, this is all the same ****.
Go look up Goro's guide, that will give u the basic idea.
 

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Read what you can find on their website.
Ask questions you still have because you couldn't find it on the website.
 
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