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  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

1 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)?

"Why do I want to be a doctor with a Professor/Engineer father." Report Response

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

"Lots on my exposure to health care." Report Response

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

"A friendly conversation about medicine so I think the faculty person could get a feel for my personality." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Lots of questions about how rural medicine is and how I plan on making a difference." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"A doctor is the intermediary between research and the patient - how are you going to be that intermediary." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Other interviews - read all five of my essays again." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Not much to be honest. The people were friendly I spose." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Most everything. The curriculum is weird (lectures one year and PBL the other). The facilities are lackluster - which is probably why they didn't give a tour. The faculty seemed disinterested and disheartened by the school. The students seemed 'eh' about their experiences." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview day was so poorly planned and that the food not only sucked, but wasn't even enough for a meal." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"This is the worst school I've seen. If you fit the mission of this school, apply heavy DO. State's DO school itself is a thousand times better not to mention other DO schools. The mission of this school parallels that of DO schools, and they do a much better job with it." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

1 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

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/10/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

1 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

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

7 out of 10

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