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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?

2 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?

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)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"What kind of a doctor is your dad?" Report Response

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

"Where else have you applied?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you seen the movie "The Jerk"?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you feel about 80-hour work weeks?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read about the University of Minnesota, looked up my interviewer on the web." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My interviewer, who was very energetic and excited about the school." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students, the smell in the anatomy lab." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The weather changed between when I left and when I arrived - 31 degrees instead of in the 50s." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was very laid-back and conversational. He was familiar with my application, and made a few general comments about my personal statement and a a few of my experiences. The interview concluded with "I'm going to give you my most outstanding rating. I think you're exactly the kind of person we want here. I hope you come here, and look me up if you come because I think you have the perfect personality to be a great surgeon." Yikes." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2002

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