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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?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Compare the healthcare system in the US versus in Canada." Report Response

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

"How did the war in Iraq affect healthcare here and around the world? What new diseases/illnesses have resulted due to the war?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Where do you see yourself in 15 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you do if you don't get into medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Often your ethics will conflict with your patient's request. Pick any example and comment on what you would do. Also, what is wrong with HMOs and what you would do to improve the state of healthcare today? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"read MSAR, school website, my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"GREAT facilities/hospitals; really friendly/satisfied student body; interesting curriculum; Dr.Hinkley (associate dean of admissions) greets and closes the tour, which I was very impressed by (other schools I saw just sent a random staff member to talk about the school)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"heard it's hard to get parking near the school" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"how unique/amazing it is to work at jackson memorial hospital, where you apparently see so many varied cases " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was pleasantly surprised by how much I loved the school, but this was definitely my most stressful interview so far. My interviewer wasn't mean or anything, but it was hard to judge his reaction to my answers. I was surprised by how he kept asking so many difficult questions, especially since everyone told me this was a laid-back interview." 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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