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  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Minneapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 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)?

"Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your foreign and research experiences." Report Response

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

"What issues might a primary care doctor face in practice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How does the social system in Germany differ from the U.S.'s? (Came up during conversation about my experiences abroad)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Technical questions about an experimental technique that I myself have never performed." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, secondary apps; reviewed U of M website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students who gave the tour were extremely friendly and engaging. Also, the histology and other lab facilities are brand-new and state-of-the-art. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The financial aid presentation wasn't particularly informative." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, a good experience. The U of M med school seems very laid-back with little competition (gunners may consider going elsewhere). Be prepared to find your interviewer's office in the maze of buildings--you get no escort." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2002

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