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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?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

6

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)?

"Give me a basic design of the kind of thesis you envision yourself doing..." Report Response

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

"What will you do outside of class?" Report Response

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

"Wave a magic wand and do one thing to fix the healthcare system (I said cut defense spending by one-third)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What will you do if, after all of this, doing research is just not in the cards - what will you do if you get an MD-only acceptance? " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"No matter who or how nice you are, someone, somewhere, doesn't like you. Can you think of what reason they might have for not liking you? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mellowed out and went a day early to catch the weather - printed out some bios of the research faculty I asked for, but basically just made sure I was in a good mood." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The research faculty and labs are TOP NOTCH for neuroscience, esp paralysis work (Miami Project). The campus is beautiful, the hospital awesome, and the student's attitude as you would expect in a beach town." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"High potential for superficiality." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"They accept 68% of interviewees." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Wonderful. Ecstatic. Laden with alcohol (they threw a big party on the water)." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

< $100

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 Grand Bay Coco Grove

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/24/2006

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 out of 10

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