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  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At a regional location

How many people interviewed you?

2

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)?

"What part about medicine most attracted you to the field?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?" Report Response

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

"What is your position on healthcare reform?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"After you leave the room, I am going to type up a recommendation to the committee. What should I absolutely include about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why did you get your master's degree? (The question itself was very easy to answer, but my interviewer kept pushing the issue to apparently make sure my reasons were genuine)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reading up on the school's values and comparing them to my own background. Going over standard med school interview questions. Get good night sleep the night before." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Beaumont Hospital, Friendliness of admissions staff and faculty, Unique curriculum, Friendliness of students, Brand new facilities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Dean couldn't make it to speak to us" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would have to give a summary of my life to my fellow interviewees." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Loved this school. Will be matriculating here in the Fall!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2012

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"No other suggestions! Great job on interview day!" Report Response

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