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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

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 was the most interesting question?

"None stand out particularly -- they were all basic, predictable questions." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I was asked how I would reconcile the part of me that wants to help everyone on a personal level with the "doctor" part of me that cannot -- it was basically "Do you REALLY know your limits?" asked in a circuitous fashion." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I checked out the school's website, reviewed my AMCAS application and the supplemental application I sent them, and looked at this website for comments." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was absurdly friendly and welcoming, from the students to my interviewers to admissions staff. That in itself made me want to go there. Plus, a new facility is being built that will be really cool. And there were barns with cows between the medical school and the hospital. How crazy is that???" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Madison itself. Bear in mind that I come from a farm and cringe at city life. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How cramped Madison is..." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/13/2002

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