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  • University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Duluth
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"How would your friends describe you?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your younger years." Report Response

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

"So, why rural family medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the one thing I should emphasize to the admission's committee about you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You seem very enthusiastic about the research you are doing, convince me that you are more passionate about becoming a doctor than doing research." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Student Doctor Network, reviewed my AMCAS and supplemental applications, caught up on current events (both medical and political), the school's website, personal reflection of strengths/weaknesses/interests" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and students created a very welcoming and relaxed environment." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The COLD weather" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"There is at least one other candidate that is interviewing on the same day. You will be spending down time and having lunch with the other candidate." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The interview seemed more like a conversation than a formal interview. The process was as stress-free as possible." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In 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?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Radisson

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/30/2005

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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