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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

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)?

"All posted here on SDN." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Nothing unusual. In fact, my student interviewer was pretty boring. At least three times he said "So I see you did XYZ... Tell me about that." Come on, read my file ahead of time and come up with an actual question!" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing unusual or particularly difficult." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"This feedback site. MSU-CHM website. Previous interviews. Read over AMCAS and my essays." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"My faculty interview was pretty cool and highlighed many strengths of the school and E. Lansing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"No tour. I know the hospitals aren't right there, but the 1st and 2nd year facilities are. Let us see them!" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing. But I did find it interesting that while the MD and DO students take the same basic science classes 1st year, the MD's need 75% to pass while the DO's need only 70%. Yes - there did seem to be a bit of (friendly) rivalry between the two schools! ;-)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very relaxed and friendly. Great faculty interview, uninspired student interview. Some students seemed very happy to be there. Others were a little indifferent." Report Response

Tour and Travel

How do you rank the facilities?

5 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

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2005

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

7 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?

7 out of 10

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