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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 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)?

"They asked me questions from my application (describe your research, why go from engineering to medicine, are you ready for the challenges, etc.)" Report Response

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

"Do you have a desire to use your technology background in medicine? In what way?" Report Response

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

"What do you like to do for fun? (I talked briefly about scotch tasting!)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What aspect of medicine do you think you will like the least?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you know about medicine? What is an HMO? (I am a non-traditional student.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"What everybody else does, reviewed this site. My essays. I wrote what I considered to be the 30 most common questions I would be asked on notecards and my answers on the back." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everything about Michigan is wonderful. They make you feel like you will be a part of the medical school community and they will try their hardest to ensure you succeed there. The technology is also top notch. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Staff and faculty are effusive with their praise about U of M and it seems a little suspicious. It's almost as if they have a inferiority complex. If you know you are good, you don't need to repeat it every 5 minutes." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"You get PDA's during your third year, there is a scholary research paper requirement for fourth year students, and 799 out of 801 interviewers in 2005 got accepted to some medical school in the US." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it was excellent. Low stress. All of the prospective students (interviewees) are all highly accomplished and intelligent people. The facilities are top notch and the technology integration is first rate." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

313

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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?

5 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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