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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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 sparked your interest in science and medicine? Name a couple of stand-out memories from your volunteering experiences." Report Response

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

"What qualities make up a leader and do you think you have those qualities? What do you do in your free time?" Report Response

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

"Why Miami? What benefits do you think UM would offer you that makes it your first choice?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where do you see yourself 12 years from now?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are your weaknesses and how have you tried to strengthen them?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN, read basic healthcare policy information from internet/books, re-read my AMCAS and secondary applications." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I was impressed with how accomodating Dr. Hinkley and his admissions staff were. The students showed alot of dedication and pride toward their school by making themselves available even when they had an anatomy exam. The facilities are wonderful and the curriculum sounds great. I couldn't have asked for a better experience." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Downtown Miami is a little scary if you aren't from a big city, however the school does provide security at the main medical school building and the students said that security guards are available 24/7 to escort you to your car." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They don't have much for breakfast- I wish I would've eaten ahead of time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a very enjoyable, low-stress interview. My interviewer was extremely nice and put me at ease right away. I was impressed with the school overall and have no real complaints. The students seemed very happy at the school and it seems that there are many exciting things happening on campus as far as research and academics. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Downtown Courtyard Marriott

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/11/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

9 out of 10

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