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"In the Area" emails...do I say I'm interviewing elsewhere?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Allopathic [ MD ]' started by Bin Rushd, 09.20.14.

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  1. Bin Rushd

    Bin Rushd 2+ Year Member

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    Hello people,

    So, sorry if this is a stupid question, but I'm interviewing somewhere in about a month and there are 5 other schools "in the area" (with the furthest being a 4 hour drive away). So, I have 2 questions:

    1.) Do I say I'm interviewing at a nearby school? Or do I stay general and just say I'm in the area?

    2.) Is it a bad idea to send this email to 5/~20 schools I applied to? I mean, together they are a substantial chunk of the schools I applied to and, therefore, I don't want to annoy them by any means...

    Please, any advice appreciated. :)
     
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  3. Bin Rushd

    Bin Rushd 2+ Year Member

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    No one? I've searched about Question#1 and there doesn't seem to be any consensus. :shrug:
     
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    tiedyeddog 7+ Year Member

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    Just say you're in the area and express that you'd really love a chance to interview at their school. I don't think it really matters if you say you're in the area for another interview or not.
     
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  5. godawg300

    godawg300

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    I said I was interviewing in the area and two schools responded favorably and offered II. Schools know that you will be interviewing so just say why you are there, it won't matter if they had planned to offer you an II anyhow.
     
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