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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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

50 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)?

"Tell me about yourself. Something that is NOT on the applications." Report Response

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

"How do we prevent HIV from being spread in the USA?" Report Response

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

"How do you plan to practice medicine after graduating with all the restrictions on doctors? (Very vague and I had to ask him to clarify a bit, but basically he wanted to know what I wanted to do afterwards to be able to pay off everything--Kind of a weird question)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"In an affluent country like the United States, why is health care still so hard for people to access?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How do you fix healthcare/HMOs in this country?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read my AMCAS app, read my Miami Applications, and read up on HMOs and PPOs" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students with their enthusiasm for the school, facilities, and Miami as a great city. The Academic Societies sounded great, as a great support group for not only academic help but also fun and recreation. I also really liked the Community service Health Fairs that allow the students to travel to underserved areas and act as the primary physician for many poor residents that normally would not receive any care at all." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The Gym, it was dark and tiny with what seemed like little Cardio equipment, BUT they are building a huge new facility at the top of a new building for a huge Gym and swimming pool. It should be gorgeous and ready in this coming year." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"SDN prepared me very well for what to expect. Just know that you are going to sweat on the tour, unless your interview is in December or on, Florida's best months!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a PhD interview me, which threw me off at first, but he was very nice and asked hard questions but in the context of our conversation. He was not out to get me, but just see my thoughts related to certain hot topics that I had experienced for myself." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/26/2005

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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