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  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Milwaukee
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

5 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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)?

"What were your favorite and least favorite college classes?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to be a doctor? Who not go into another medical field?" Report Response

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

"What distinguishes you from other applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How are you prepared to relate to patients who are ethnic minorities?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What lessons should doctors learn from the Katrina hurricane disaster?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read this Web site, the Wall Street Journal, NIH MedLine Plus news briefs, and much, much more." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The cultural environment and the students make MCW very safe and family-friendly. The students seemed very grounded and caring." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"My impression from the experience and what I have read lead me to believe that the school is not as competitive as most for residency placement. The students will say this is not true, but the facts they cite to support their view are vague." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I would recommend that everyone apply to this school and apply early because they seem better organized and more timely in response than any other school at which I interviewed. Knowing that I was accepted to at least one school by mid-October made the whole rest of the year much less stressful." 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?

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?

MKE

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/07/2005

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

5 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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