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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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?

3

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 UMich?" Report Response

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

"What do you do on your free time?" Report Response

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

"How did the fact that your parents are physicians affect your decision to become one?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If no medical school accepted you, what would you do?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You wrote that freedom of choice in terms of what branch of medicine (academic or practice) you could go into was a big factor in influencing your decision to go into medicine. Well what if a hospital hires you as a practicing physician and you want to do research but they make it hard for you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"UMich's website, SDN, talked to a friend who goes there." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students are SO friendly and it is extremely clear that they balance very strong academic skills with vibrant social lives (I went to a party with some M1s so I got to experience it first hand). Also, the interviewers and administrators make you feel very welcome. Ann Arbor is pretty awesome (I thought so coming from Charlottesville, VA) and the medical center is HUGE (looks like a fortress or something)!!" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Didn't really get to see the sun while I was there (apparently it is gray there a lot). Also, not every student gets to perform all the anatomy dissections (not sure if this is the norm at other schools though)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I felt pretty prepared...I didn't know I would like it so much!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"It was really awesome. I got sold on U of M!" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Holiday Inn Near U of M

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2006

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

10 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?

10 out of 10

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