Interview Day FAQ

How many candidates do you typically invite for MSTP interviews?

In general, 13 applicants are invited for each of the four MSTP interview dates.

How should I prepare for my MSTP interviews?

Come prepared to discuss your research experiences with faculty interviewers and to learn about exciting research opportunities here at Michigan.

How should I prepare for my MD interviews?

We recommend that your thoroughly review the 24 Hours in Blue information on the MD site.

How soon will I have a decision after my interview?

MSTP admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. The vast majority of interviewed applicants are placed “on hold” until later in the admissions cycle. Candidates are notified of their status through the CollegeNet portal.

Does the Michigan MSTP provide transportation?  

Applicants arrange their own flights and ground transportation to and from campus. The MSTP reimburses up to $300 for these expenses. Applicants are asked to save receipts in order to be reimbursed.

Does the Michigan MSTP make travel arrangements?

No, the applicant arranges and pays for flights and ground transportation (see above for information on reimbursement). The MSTP arranges hotel accommodations on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.