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  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Minneapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

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?

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)?

"What does activism mean to you?" Report Response

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

"Who should represent patients in patient-advocacy?" Report Response

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

"Why do you think you'd thrive in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think today's physicians are involved enough in activism?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"I don't think it's possible for you to have done all these extracurriculars. Did you do this one? This one? Tell me how you calculated your hours per week." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read the U of M website. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are really happy, interesting, fun people. I would love to go to school with that group." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The school seems a bit pressed for money. I don't see that getting better as long as Pawlenty is governor." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Applicants are told to arrive at different times. I had one of the later arrival times, so even though I got there a bit early, I felt late. That threw me off a bit." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Although my interviewer was a bit challenging (I had to defend everything; he seemed to think I had lied on my application - I had NOT!), the school seems pretty good. I'm not sure it's the right fit for me, but I can definitely see other people having a great experience here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/15/2005

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