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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

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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 is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why UW?" Report Response

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

"Explain your motivation to enter medicine?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything else you want to tell the committee. (I used this time to talk about what I had done since completing my AMCAS)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I just put you in charge of solving America's health care problem. What are you going to do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why not dentistry, it utilizes science, and allows you to work with people?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over my experiences, planned out questions before hand that I wanted to ask interviewers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The new building. Both interviews were simply conversations. No real "questions"." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Lots of waiting around (for next interview, for lunch, etc)" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You are graded on 7 subject areas (motivation, knowledge of career, people skills, knoledge of american health care, etc.) and the interviewers rate you on a scale of 1-7 for each subject area. So make sure you hit all the subject areas! (both of my interviewers showed me the sheet beforehand)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Easy interviews. Spent the for 3 hours in the morning in "lectures" (video tour of new med. school, dean's speech, fin. aid speech, etc). Then interview, then lunch, then short tour of anatomy labs, then second interview. Lots of waiting around. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/05/2003

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