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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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 you want to be a physician?" Report Response

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

"Do you really think you can change the world?" Report Response

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

"Hmm...I can't really remember. It was really laid back. They asked me questions from my application and a few others that are your typical med-school interview questions. No ethical questions. Nothing difficult." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"WHAT were you doing in this picture? (My application picture looked like I put my face through a card board cut-out picture...it was BAD!)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"At the age of 19, how did you have the maturity to know this? (In response to my self-designed major)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over my application, practiced interview questions posted on SDN, looked at their website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone is so friendly. The students seem to really LOVE their school, and there are so many opportunities to speak candidly to students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The size. It's a huge class, which I'm not used to being from a small school." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview was the deciding factor in whether or not I got in. The admissions director made it very clear that he was ready to accept every one of us applicants interviewing that day (like 50) based on our applications. The final step was the interview. His intention was to help us relax and enjoy our visit since we weren't in competition with the other students there..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful. I wasn't seriously considering MCW until I interviewed there. The building is beautiful, the students love it there, and everyone I met was incredibly friendly. Plus, I got my acceptance letter in the mail 10 days later!!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/04/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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