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  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Minneapolis
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?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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 expect to cure disease?" Report Response

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

"What aspect of your personality will serve you best in an MD/PhD program?" Report Response

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

"Conversely, what is one thing you will need to improve to be successful in an MD/PhD program?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Imagine you had to describe your research to a group of legislators from Minnesota in laymen's terms and then had to explain why it was important for the state of Minnesota. Also, you only have one minute." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Do you expect to cure disease?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I actually didn't this time. After so many other interviews it gets almost second nature." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students I met with were really great. The new lab space is gorgeous!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"A little disorganized. For example, I didn't receive my interview schedule until the day before I left for Minnesota." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How early the day starts -- 7:30 am." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was a fabulous day (except for how early it started)! There are three steering committee interviews, which were really interesting. They were all very different, and yet still probing in their own ways. Then there is a student interview, which is pretty lowkey. Finally, there are three informal interviews with faculty at the school to introduce you to some of the research going on there. There is also a tour and a nice lunch at a restaurant at the top of the memorial union." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/05/2003

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