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  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 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)?

"Why University of Miami?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever helped underserved individuals obtain access to care or services? Describe your experiences." Report Response

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

"Have you ever had someone close to you be involved with substance abuse, for example family or friends, and how did you help them?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think doctors should always be 100% honest with their patients?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"none - questions were all pretty straightforward" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed my primary and secondary app essays, reviewed UM website and MSAR, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Cultural/social aspects of Miami. Friendliness and enthusiasm of my interviewer. Relaxed nature of interview. UM students: work hard/play hard attitude. 4-year MD/MPH program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Traffic/driving in Miami. School facilities seem a bit dated. Cost of living in Miami. Regional campus." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Miami/South Beach takes their parking meters VERY seriously. Don't skimp, lest you get parking tickets. They are vultures." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall a great school, with a fantastic clinical experience. Lifestyle is second to none, though you get what you pay for. MD/MPH candidates benefit from 1 on 1 interactions with preceptors and faculty during clerkships at the regional campus, but the regional campus is kind of in the middle of nowhere, so you might lose out on the craziness and diversity that highlight the UM main campus clinical years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

6 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

No Response

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?

1/14/13

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

8 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?

7 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Secondary application format could be improved. Application completion time was rather slow, and the office took a long time to inform me that I needed a new application photo." Report Response

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