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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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 is being a physician different than other professions?" Report Response

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

"Where do you see yourself in 10 years?" Report Response

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

"What makes you a good fit for CHM?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What is your favorite book? How is your major related to medicine? (I'm a humanities major)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Describe a major conflict you have experienced in work or school, and how you resolved it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, AMCAS application, mock interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The beautiful campus" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The fact that there is no dissection (everything is already cut up for you in prosection), and the fact that a lot of the classes are shared with D.O. students." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That students have to move after second year to one of 5 different locations for their rotations, depending on where they are selected to go." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a student interviewer, a first year that was more interested in getting to know me as a person more than anything. She asked me the three main questions already listed on this site (why medicine, why chm, why is being a physician different than other professions). My second interviewer was an extremely nice MD, Phd who asked me the same 3 questions." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2006

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?

9 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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