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  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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?

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)?

"Asked me to explain the people/activities/events that have "shaped" who I am today. Pretty much the standard "so tell me about yourself" question." Report Response

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

"Tell me about your leadership experiences." Report Response

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

"Tell me about the most interesting research experience you have had." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Where did you get that tie?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Question about a 15 year old girl dealing with thoughts about abortion and how I would act on the situation." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Usual stuff, re-read my AMCAS, looked at UM website and read up on some ethical issues." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The medical students seemed extremely enthusiastic and generally happy. The gave me a geniune impression of what it's like to attend medical school there and made me feel extremely comfortable during my visit. The weather is nice all year round and the city is beautiful. There is a very unique blend of cultures in the city." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't get to see everything during the tour, but I wasn't expecting to, really. The complex is huge and we only had an hour to spend." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"N/A" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"My interview experience was outstanding. Even though I'm from the North I felt right at home, in large part due to the cordiality of the students and the personable nature of the faculty and staff at the school. My interview was pretty rigid in structure as far as questions and allotted time to answer, but I didn't feel as if I was being tested. More of a controlled conversational tone." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$301-$400

What airport did you use?

MIA

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Wyndham

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/13/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

10 out of 10

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