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  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Milwaukee
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?

10 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 if you were in the hospital and saw a colleague stealing drugs? Would you report it? (Heck, yeah!)" Report Response

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

"Tell me more about your path towards medicine." Report Response

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

"What special personal characteristics do you feel you bring to the field of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What if you were taking an exam and saw a colleague cheating?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What took you so long to decide to become a physician? (I'm 41 years old, so I expected this, but it's still a toughie)." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read AMSA daily policy updates, reviewed personal statement and AMCAS app, made a smashing suit to wear." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Nobody, but nobody, had anything bad to say about the school, not the interviewers, not the students in the cafeteria, not the security guard in the parking lot as far as I could tell." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Too little time on the tour, almost too little interviewing." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They hardly ask any questions about what you know about issues facing medicine today, or any other really horribly tough questions. It's a mellow place." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Pretty positive. I wasn't sure I connected well with my first interviewer on my motivation to enter medicine, but I clearly did connect with the second. I applied Early Decision, and MCW does not really have HIGHER standards for ED than for regular admission. When you show up for ED interview day, they thank you warmly for making this choice." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

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?

8 out of 10

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