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i have an interview next week and My concern isn't underdressing but overdressing. I was due for a new suit anyways so my wife and I went shopping last night.

Is a three piece suit with a pocket square too much? Nothing flashy with the pocket square just something simple.
 
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Business formal. No such thing as overdressing for a grad school interview these days...
 
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I wore a pant suit. Others wore a skirt suit. I didn't see any dresses on my interview day and would caution with that.
 

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What about a solid black dress instead of a skirt suit?
 
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The only way I would recommend wearing a dress is if the straps are wide, no cleavage is visible and the length is almost to your knees or the same length that a skirt suit would be. I would also still wear some sort of cardigan or appropriate cover as well. Be as conservative as possible was the advice I was always given.
 
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to be honest I would say invest in a skirt or pant suit. you have no idea how conservative an interviewer may or may not be, so always be mindful of that. I would still recommend getting a jacket or cardigan to wear over your arms if you go that route. People in class have worn dresses for presentations, but for the interview, everyone wore a pant or skirt suit. It just looks more professional imo, especially since some dresses can be clingly and too form fitting

Since I have been in pt school, I have seen countless interviewees in the cafe after their interview, and I can tell you that 99% of females wore either a pant or skirt suit.
 
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How do I formal shoes if it's winter? If there's a campus tour, walking outside, maybe snow?
 
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