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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)?

"Tell me about (insert AMCAS experience here)?" Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Michigan?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is the most pressing problem facing medicine today? What do you think should be done about it?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"See above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I downloaded their M1/M2 guide to survival--"Code Blue"--off of the webpage. It has everything about the school in it. Reviewed my AMCAS application and secondary materials." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Just how much of an effort is put into making you feel like they are recruiting you personally, the enthusiasm of the students, the desire to excel among the faculty and administrators, the fact that they are 3rd on the Residency Directors Preference List, the flexibility of the schedule, the use of technology" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It would be nice to have a map of the school and campus during the day and especially during the tour-I felt lost the entire time. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The med students have an great lounge where they can hang out, play some foosball, eat, study together, and just relax. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall the entire experience was fantastic. I loved the area and the school. I don't think my interviews could have gone any better-from the get go I felt that all they wanted to do is to get to know me better. UMich is definitely one of my top choices." 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?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

6 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/30/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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