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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

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 medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why UM?" Report Response

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

"Problems and solutions in America's healthcare." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If medicine, and all healthcare fields, dropped off the face of the planet, what would you do instead?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Give three words your friends would use to describe you. Explain." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, school website, mock interview, reviewed healthcare and bioethics, read some books (medical and non-medical)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm shown by the students, faculty, and staff. Everyone seems pumped to be at UM, and really wants us to go there too. Plenty of time for questions, and their answers seemed real and un-canned." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Might be a little too lecture-based for me. Also, the great push for online lectures, labs, quizzes, clinical observations, and chatting seems great, but I wonder if it also dehumanizes the experience somewhat..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That the faculty is so approachable." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My first interview, and it went great. Students and staff were friendly, interviewers were amazingly laid back. Spent most of the time just chatting about my interests, and their own fields/specialties." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

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?

09/16/2005

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?

9 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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