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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?

2 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?

60+ 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about yourself? What do you do you for fun?" Report Response

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

"Education question (look above)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"The federal government has been throwing money at the educational problem in the United States for countless years now. The fact is that children born in poverty tend to remain poor when they grow up, despite the fact that schooling is required. How do you suggest that we counter that?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Look above." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Created a 200+ page packet describing the U.S. healthcare system, and contemporary issues. Also, SDN of course lol." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The clinical experience is simply unmatched. I came away extremely impressed. Also, the environment is supportive and not "cut-throat." The research opportunities are plentiful." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Well the main educational building seems a little dated; also, you will have to study in parallel with the curriculum to do extremely well on Step 1. I think though, that the clinicals more then make up for it in matching." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That everyone was so nice! I was a bit nervous prior to the whole experience, but that was unnecessary." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I was extremely impressed. The pros are the outrageoous clinical experience, the research opportunities(they're making a state-of-the-art research building that is equipped with a gym + pool on the top most floor!)are plentiful - overall, really positive. U.M. quickly climbed up to become my first choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Train or subway

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/23/2005

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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