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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)?

"Should medicine be considered a business?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine, as a doctor, you are at a cafe, and you see two of your patients across the room. If you could overhear their conversation, and your name came up, what would they be saying about you? What if the they were physicians who worked with you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you had to examine 5 patients in one hour, but one of them had a problem that you could not quickly get to the bottom of, would you write a quick prescription to keep on schedule, or would you keep working on the patient?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Familiarized myself with American health care, kept abreast to current events, and made sure I could answer any questions pertaining to submitted application materials. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All students appeared very happy and friendly (faculty, too); there will be an entirely new medical sciences facility next year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Traditional curriculum (lots of lecture hours)--but they are working to change this." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing--I did my undergrad work here in Madison, too." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a great interview experience. Everyone was friendly and the atmosphere was laid back." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2003

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