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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)?

"Do you have any role models (who are they)?" Report Response

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

"Why Miami?" Report Response

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

"Why medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why do you feel people from disadvantaged backgrounds tend to stay in a similar place/ socioeconomic status?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would you change about yourself (personal qualities) if you could change one thing? I thought this was hard, although I should have thought about it beforehand like everyone else." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over my application(s), read the MSAR and any online information I could find, talked with co-workers and friends about myself and Miami, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Pretty much everything, my interviewer was a kind and humble man and I enjoyed his conversation. The administrators were friendly, helpful, positive, and engaging. The students seem very happy and seemed more social, outgoing, and cooperative than I would have expected although this was my first interview." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The humidity, but I could easily get used to it. I'm spoiled with CA weather." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Just that the school hopes to have 50% of its class from out of state within the next few years. I also did not know that the President of the University is Donna Shalala (spelling may be wrong)!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is a great school with great people, and definitely not as stressful as the average medical school from my perspective. Miami seems like a great place to live." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/19/2003

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