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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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 work with underserved communities/why medicine in general?" Report Response

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

"tell me about your volunteer experiences. tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"if your views differed from those of your patient, how would you handle delivering care, ie - would you refer them to someone else or give them the care they were looking for." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what kind of patient do you see yourself having trouble working with and how would you work it out? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"no questions were really difficult. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"videotaped mock interview was extremely helpful, read website for school, looked over my primary and secondary apps, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"they have a strong and genuine commitment to working with underserved populations and that's what i'm looking for. Also, the interviewers don't have your grades/scores, so they focus on getting to know you as a person." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the weather and location" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"nothing, no surprises." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was great, the people are so nice and welcoming and relaxed, it felt conversational and not stressful." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Admissions staff

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

DTW

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/17/2006

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?

6 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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