Menu Icon Search
Close Search

< Response List


Interview Feedback

Individual Response

  • 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?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 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)?

"Medical school is many years and long hours without significant pay. How are you prepared for that? " Report Response

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

"How do you feel about your sub-par score/grade? What is your back-up plan? How would you improve your app?" Report Response

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

"What are qualities a good doctor should have? Why MCW? What would make me choose you over all of the other well-qualified applicants?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me a story about when you had to exercise compassion, or when the limits of your compassion were stretched." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You already have significant health care experience. How do you think you can still be teachable when you might already know some of the content?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reread AMCAS, went on lots of mock interviews (highly recommended), carefully scrutinized my motivations." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The research opportunities seem impressive. The facilities are beautiful. The students/profs/committee members are all very friendly. There is a note-taking service and mp3s of each lecture, wireless internet, and awesome simulation labs. The neighborhood is safe and friendly." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much was done to sell the school. Maybe they assumed that since we were ED, we already knew the selling points. It would have been nice to hear why the admissions committe thought it was great, too! And how do I put this...sometimes the tone taken with us was reminiscent of high school. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"One of the interviews was 15 minutes, and the last 15 min of the interview was spent talking about questions I had for the interviewer. Be prepared! " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

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?

9 out of 10

// All Questions & Responses //

See what the community had to say about this medical school.

Browse all Questions & Responses

// Share //