I am a little torn here and would love some thoughtful advice I have an interview coming up this weekend at a top 10 clinical PhD program (YAY!) with a professor who shares my wide interest, which is neuropsychology, but not really my focused interest, which is psychiatric illness/schizophrenia. He has done NO work with psychiatric illness, which is where all of my neuropsych experience is. He is a more classic neuropsych guy, into head trauma and epilepsy and the like. Historically (ie as an undergrad and before) I was very interested in these things, but my past 5 years experience has been in the neuropsych of psychiatric illness. My personal statement was all about neuropsych and schizophrenia, but after a lengthy phone interview he still invited me down for a personal interview with him and his grad students and other faculty (none of which focuses on schizophrenia). I really, really want to love this program because of its reputation and high quality of life-- plus I have heard the professor is great to work with. So the question is, how do I relay that while all of my experience in neuropsych has been with psychiatric patients, I really want to work with him still and do work in his area of expertise, in which I have nearly no experience? I can't figure out if he wants me because he wants to branch out into psychiatric stuff, or if he wants me to offer a different point of view, of if he just recevied barely any neuropsych applicants and chose me somewhat randomly. I don't know if I should focus more on my background (psychiatric neuropsych) or my future (classic neuropsych). How should I approach this? EDIT: Ps, I am passionate about all areas of neuropsych and would be happy working in either one!