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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"Which of your clinical experiences most solidified your desire to become a physician?" Report Response

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

"After medical school and residency, perhaps 7-12 years down the road, where do you see yourself?" Report Response

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

"Given that you had a passing grade in Organic Chemistry 1, why did you retake it? (I had a C+ in Org. 1 and retook it; this shows that the interviewer actually took time to look at coursework acheivement.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about some of the initiatives that you wanted to take in running for office (in reference to the fact that I ran for several offices in Student Government as an undergraduate)." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"The interview was very conversational, and it was obvious that my interviewer was not "out to get me." None of the questions were very difficult, they were all general questions about my application, my research, my experiences, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I did little to prepare; read up on SDN the night before and read over my AMCAS and secondary answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The atmosphere was very laid back and stress-free, the current students were enthusiastic about being there, Jackson Memorial is an awesome hospital, and the medical school staff were very cordial." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had no negative impressions whatsoever." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I wish I would have known far enough in advance that we can be hosted overnight by a current medical school student before the interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I appreciated the stress-free, laid back atmosphere that characterized the interview day's setup and staff. The tour given by a student was enthusiastic and detailed. My interviewer was very cordial, and had obviously taken time to read my application thoroughly in advance. Our interview was very conversational in nature, and was both a pleasant and comprehensive exchange. Overall, UM was the best place that I interviewed." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

04/11/2005

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

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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