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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?

1 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

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 would you do if not medicine?" Report Response

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

"What was your favorite class and why? " Report Response

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

"What do you think medschool (and after) is going to be like?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"One interviewer asked me which show I thought was a more realistic portrayal of medicine, "ER" or "Scrubs"." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"One interviewer asked (after noting a not-so-good grade on my transcript) how I dealt with the stress of receiving such a grade. (I didn't really see it as a source of stress, but he apparently did)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read interview preparation advice on the internet, practice interviews with friends" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"How NICE everyone was (interviewers, presenters, tour guides, med students, even fellow interviewee's), everyone is really honest about their experiences and strengths and weaknesses of the program" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I really had a postive experience" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I had heard the interviews were very low stress, but I was not prepared for just how comfortable the whole situation was." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a GREAT experience, I was really impressed with the dynamic of the day and everyone I worked with. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/24/2003

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