Interview Day

Congratulations on progressing to the next step of your application process. To ensure your Interview at the College of Medicine is informative and successful; please read the attachments provided to you prior to your scheduled Interview.

California Northstate University College of Medicine is located at 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, California 95757. Our web address is Due to the current situation, the College of Medicine is conducting interviews via a virtual format until further notice. Any changes to this format will be announced.

Preparation for Interview Day

We believe a successful Interview Day happens when candidates come prepared. Please review the required criteria below prior to your interview to ensure your day runs smoothly.

  • Pencil or Pen for notes
  • Notepad
  • Professional dress required
  • Professional conduct is expected of all attendees
  • Please test to make sure your audio and video is working
  • Smartphone use during interviews is prohibited, and is cause for dismissal

Further instructions and timings will be provided to you by the Admissions office prior to your interview.

Virtual Interview Day

In addition to your formal virtual interview, there will be a writing segment and brief training and overview of the interview process. Your virtual interviews will consist of an MMI and Dialogue segment. More information and details will be provided during the training and overview portion before the start of the formal interviews.

Requests to Reschedule or Cancel Interview

Due to the high volume of applicants, we do not offer rescheduling of interviews. However, a request may be submitted at your own discretion. We understand that unexpected events may occur no matter how prepared you are. Therefore, if you need to cancel your interview, we require the professional courtesy of a phone call and/or e-mail by 5.p.m the evening before your scheduled interview date.

Please send us a detailed e-mail at

Failure to provide notification will be reported to AMCAS.

*This interview format is subject to changes. All changes will be posted.