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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?

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)?

"What area of medicine are you interested in?" Report Response

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

" What is the last movie you saw?" Report Response

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

" What is the last book you read?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the difference between judo and jujitsu?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why medicine instead of something in the humanities? (I was a history major) -- This isn't really a hard question, but that's seriously the most difficult thing I was asked. The interview was definitely not stressful at all." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read the interview feedback on this site, scoured Miami's web site for info. on programs, etc." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"low-stress interview, lunch with students -- the most student contact of any of the schools I have visited, great clinical experience at the hospital -- the busiest in the nation, TALK WITH DR. HINKLEY! (I was very impressed that the Dean of Admissions sat down and talked with us for over an hour), food (the best food of any of the schools I visited -- a hot lunch, which is almost unheard of)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the humidity in Miami! I loved the school, but I don't know if I can handle the heat and humidity. If those things don't bother you, I definitely recommend checking out Miami, because it is an excellent school, and all of the students seem very happy there." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That I would be walking around in a wool suit in 90% humidity. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The tone of the interview was generally conversational, and my interviewer seemed more keen on recruiting me to go into anesthesiology than stressing me out with tough questions. My interviewer was from Japan, so we talked a lot about living and traveling in foreign countries and communicating in languages other than our native tongue. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2003

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