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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Madison
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"How will you balance life as a physician." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"You've faced a lot of challenges. What did you learn from them that will help you in medical school and as a physician?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"As a physician, how would you make sure that a person with low health literacy understand what you are telling him or her?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What tv doctor do you most identify with?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"At this stage in your life, why choose a career that will take at least seven years of education (I'm in my forties)?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about health care issues, reviewed AMCAS and secondary application, reviewed school's website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The collegial, laid-back atmosphere." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The hard sell presentation at the end of the day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed the day was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very nice experience. I actually enjoyed myself." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/19/12

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

10 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

2 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The "hard sell" at the end of the day turned me off. It was too much. Everything before then was very positive." Report Response

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