When applicants are considered eligible for interviews after review of their completed files they will be notified of available interview dates and invited by the Office of Admissions to schedule an on-campus interview.
A typical interview day involves participation in the following activities coordinated by the Office of Admissions: an interview with two department faculty, lunch with current Midwestern University students, a campus tour, and consultations with counselors from the Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid.
During interview sessions, department faculty will question applicants about their academic, personal, and professional aspirations and preparedness for admission to the Speech-Language Pathology Program. Interview responses will be evaluated using a rubric established for this purpose. Rubric analyses are included in applicant files for review by the Speech-Language Pathology Admissions Committee. The Speech-Language Pathology Admissions Committee reviews the full application files for applicants who were interviewed. They determine admission recommendations and submit them to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences for action. The Dean, via the Office of Admissions, notifies each applicant in writing of the admission action/decision.