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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)?

"All the questions were expected- why medicine, why UW, what are your best and worst traits, etc." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If I was a mouse and lived in one of your best friend's house, what would I hear him/her say about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Why were your verbal/writing MCAT scores higher than your physical/biological sciences scores? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Composed answers to "standard questions", spoke with friends who go to medical school at UW." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The overwhelming enthusiams shown by the students about everything- student-faculty realtionships, student-student relationships, the laid-back atmosphere of fun and support, etc. I was also really impressed by the fact that 90% of the first and second year students volunteer at free clinics around the city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Well everyone (including current students) says that parking is such a huge issue, but I'm from a big city so I didn't think it was so bad." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I was assuming that we would be able to take a tour of the new facilities, but we only got a "virtual tour"." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was extremely positive and relaxed. I honestly don't know how anyone could NOT love UW! Every single student I spoke to talked about the great atmoshpere at the school and the fact that everyone works together. I think that student satisfaction is the most important way to evaluate a school and the student here definitely seem happy!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/20/2004

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