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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?

4 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)?

"Explain to me "who you are" from a non-cognitive point of view; considering all you have written in your personal statement and your healthcare experiences to this point." Report Response

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

"As noted in my most interesting question..." Report Response

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

"My most difficult question:(" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What qualities do you consider important in leadership/being a leader and how have your previous experiences influenced your response?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Explain how you would respond if you had a family friend's daughter (15y/o) approach you about terminating her unplanned pregnancy. Also, explain your reasoning and why you would respond in this fashion considering that you know her family very well." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN website, UM website and literature" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The food and the luncheon. The atmosphere was less chaotic than other med student lunches with lots of opportunities for questions/answers. The facilities are great...unparalelled clinical opportuninties are available for the brave:)" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Plan for traffic if you are driving to the interview. Miami is a busy place!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Get a good map of the Miami highway system:)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a relaxing interview day...they really try and make you feel at ease. The whole process was very fair, so you really get a chance to show them who you are... beyond your MCAT score:)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/15/2004

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