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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

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"I was asked about my patient contacts and which one was the most important to me in my decision to study medicine." Report Response

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

"I was asked what I knew about the new curriculum at Miami." Report Response

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

"I was asked if I could forsee any reason why I would not fit into the first year class at Miami." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did I plan to take advantage of the things the unique curriculum and clinical experiences at the University of Miami had to offer me." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why I thought I would be a good doctor." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I visited their web site and took advantage of their offer to be housed by a medical student on the night before my interview. I guess I just did my homework about UM." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The friendliness and candor of the students I met on the tour and at lunch. They are really enthusiastic about their school, more than any other students at schools I've visited this year (6 of them so far). The incredible opportunities of early clinical training and the diversity of clinical training experiences are unmatched." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The traffic in Miami. The student who housed me the night before leaves for school an hour before his classes start." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How relaxed, friendly, and informal the experience was. I was prepared for an experience like I had at other schools. I just had a good, positive visit at UM." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Right from the time I got to the Office of Admissions, the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The day was superbly organized. Interviewers came to the Office so I didn't have to find the interviewer's office. The student tour could have included more things to see but the enthusiasm of the students I met at lunch was a real plus!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/25/2002

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