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  • University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 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?

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)?

"Why did you go to college out of state?" Report Response

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

"Have you ever failed?" Report Response

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

"How do you determine whether someone has HIV or AIDS?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What did you make for the fashion review (4-H clothing event) when you went to the Minnesota State Fair?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you were a family practice doctor in rural Minnesota, where would you practice?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Researched UMD, read sdn, read the New York Times, and reviewed my primary and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The staff and students were so friendly and encouraging. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The focus on rural practice in MN felt really narrow to me and I wished they could be more accepting of other interests that compliment rural health care such as getting an MPH etc..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"It is very important to shadow a rural physician before you interview. I think this is something that they really value." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I was really tired when I got there because I drove up from the twin cities that morning. However, the faculty, staff and students were really friendly and encouraging. They immediately put me at ease and I felt very comfortable. The facilities were more impressive than I thought they would be. The interviews themselves were fairly grueling, because there are two back to back. Overall it was a positive experience." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/27/2004

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