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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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's the single most significant thing you've done while in college?" Report Response

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

"Why are you looking at Michigan?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Take any ethical issue and take a side." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None too difficult--most were really logical and followed directly from my application." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Chilled, ate steak, played trivia. And reread my AMCAS and the admissions bulletin." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new curriculum--they're putting a lot of effort into making their curriculum better, more integrated with IT, and more invovled in the clinical components earlier." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Michigan is very highly regarded in residency placements." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The process started at the crack of dawn; about 40 interviewees were herded together and then split into morning interviews and afternoon interviews. We watched presentations about the new curriculum, computers and IT, and financial aid. It was really great to see how many students showed up for the luncheon; they were excited to meet us and answered all of my questions. The tour was really thorough, showing us labs, classes, and the hospital (which is connected). I do, however, recommend finding the admissions office the day before (or going early) because the medical center is a little confusing and filled with one-way streets." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/01/2002

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