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  • University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Duluth
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?

9 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?

2

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)?

"Most of them dealt with my willingness to be a rural physician? They really wanted to make sure I sincerely wanted to pursue family medicine!" Report Response

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

"What sorts of fun/recreation do I like to pursue (they wanted to see if my interests coincided with those of the area)..." Report Response

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

"Describe your hometown and home physician for me. What might you have learned from him that you can carry into your profession?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What role does a rural physician play in Northern Minnesota?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Since you have a master's degree how do we know that you won't want to get a PhD and do research after you are done with medical school. (they want rural physicians)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on the school, reviewed my materials, and explored the Duluth area the day before to get a feel for the town." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The interviewers were very well prepared and very interested in what I had done and what I was doing with the rest of this year." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The facilities were rather small (only two exam rooms) and the students stayed in the same lecture hall all day for classes.." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The paucity of medical school space and the relative inconvenience of having the teaching hospitals located across town." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great! I really liked the interviewers and I interviewed them as much as they interviewed me. However, I was very disappointed in their facilities." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Bestwestern Edgewater

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2004

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

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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