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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

How you think you did?

10 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

""What does your day-to-day work involve?" (I've been out of school a while and holding down a "real" job.)" Report Response

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

""What part of medical school are you most looking forward to?"" Report Response

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

""How did you meet your wife?"" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

""Why do you think you know what you're getting into?"" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No difficult questions, really. My application materials directed the questioning, so there were no surprises." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I thought a bit about how I would approach "standard" interview questions (maybe two hours looking over a list I compiled from interview feedback on this site)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone at Minnesota seems happy, helpful, and upbeat. This applies equally to staff, students, and faculty." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Study area around the medical school aren't exactly stellar. On the other hand, some renovations are under way." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing was new, really. I've lived in the Minneapolis area almost my whole life and have been hanging around the University for years." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview itself was pleasantly relaxed. The interviewer had copies of my AMCAS PS and Experiences, but nothing else (as far as I could tell). Having the interview over before 9:30 AM made the rest of the day more enjoyable." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/02/2004

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