Med School Interview Attire for Men

By January 22, 2017Interviews

Med School Interview Attire - MenCongratulations On Your Med School Interview Invitation!

Receiving an invitation for a med school interview is half the battle to an acceptance. Congratulations! You received a med school interview invitation because you are being strongly considered.  After all the preparation and hard work, you surely wouldn’t want to decrease your chances of acceptance, especially due to something as simple as dress code. First impressions are important. So, you have to look confident and professional during your med school interview. Below are med school interview attire tips for the men.

If you have questions about your med school interview attire or need help practicing with mock interviews, email our Cracking Med School Admissions team: info@crackingmedadmissions.com.

Med School Interview Attire Tip #1 –Suit

The general tone of med school interview attire is conservative. When looking for a suit, go for something both professional and comfortable. Black, grey, and navy blue suits are always associated with professionalism.

As mentioned, the suit should be comfortable. It should be well cut down to your size. Remove any tags, stickers (including previous name tags that you wore at other interviews), and pins before the med school interview. Ensure your suit is properly cleaned and ironed.

Med School Interview Attire Tip #2 – Dress Shirt and Ties

Your dress shirt, tie, and suit should all match. One question we often receive is whether males have to wear white dress shirts to their interview. Our opinion is – no. In fact, we like solid-colored or patterned shirts with some color to them. But make sure your dress shirts are not too bright.

Ties can give an outfit personality. Again, make sure it matches and looks professional. Some people try to match their tie color with the medical school’s colors.

Med School Interview Attire Tip #3 – Dress Shoes

Your shoes need to match the rest of your outfit. Men have a simple choice between black and brown. They are both conservative and professional.

Med School Interview Attire Tip #4 – Other Things to Bring

Besides the above, you may also need to carry along the following: a winter coat, scarf and gloves, because it often gets cold. You’ll also need to carry an interview portfolio folder.

 

Contact our Cracking Med School Admissions team if you want practice with med school interviews or need advice with your med school interview attire. You can reach us at info@crackingmedadmissions.com

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