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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?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"So, what do you want to know about the University of Minnesota?" Report Response

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

"What kind of doctor do you want to be? (I was confused if he meant what specialty, or more general, how will you act as a doctor...)" Report Response

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

"What do you think should be done about the 43 million uninsured?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What would you tell a patient who asked you to do something you morally disagreed with, such as perform an abortion?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See most interesting question." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read reviews on this website, read through my application, and read a Scientific American magazine. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at the University of Minnesota is glowingly happy to be there. They are laid-back, welcoming, unintimidating, and excited about what they do. The staff is flexible with all the students' needs--many students there have a children or are pregnant and the school provides every means to help them balance their school and family lives." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing. It just confirmed that Minnesota is a great place to learn." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was SO casual that I was a bit angry at myself for getting so nervous. I would have been better in the interview if I would have just calmed down beforehand." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview was laid-back and conversational. No surprise questions. The interviewer only had my personal essay and secondary application essays to go off of, so we mostly stuck to discussing things I had mentioned in them." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

08/27/2004

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