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  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Rochester
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?

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?

2

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 experiences led you to want to become a physician? Why should we accept you over other applicants?" Report Response

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

"Specific questions about my activities and experiences listed on my AMCAS (everything is accessible except stats and undergrad institution)." Report Response

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

"What is the last non-medicine-related book you read?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think will be most rewarding/challenging about being a physician?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What are three things you would want to change about yourself?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN interview feedback and website. The school website is super informative." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Outstanding anatomy lab and facilities (all new - built in 2009), the culture of care for the whole person at the med school and Beaumont, the super supportive environment for students. Faculty do not do bench research, they only teach and do research related to medical education - so they are very committed to teaching and working with students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How much I would LOVE this place" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Seriously LOVED it. The curriculum is super cool - integrates clinical applications to the basic sciences early on. The students and faculty really care about each other and want you to succeed." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

December

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?

7 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. Outstanding job!" Report Response

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