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  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Milwaukee
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?

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)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

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

"How do you feel are the major problems of the U.S. health care system? How would you fix this? (I'm a political science major as well as a science major, so I tended to get a lot of health care policy questions...)" Report Response

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

"What would your enemies say about you?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you had a pregnant patient, would you recommend that she have a test done to determine whether or not her baby would have Down's Syndrome? Would your decision change if you belonged to a group of physicians that strongly recommended that you perform this test on every one of your patients?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What would your enemies say about you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over AMCAS, school website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Very organized day! Everything was planned out very efficiently and the school facilities, students, and faculty were great!! They tell you the admission committee's decision in about a week and a half." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Downtown Milwaukee is kind of depressing..." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Once you get called for an interview, everything rests on that. They don't care about the numbers anymore, so your acceptance or rejections rests solely on your interview." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Really great experience overall. Had one admission committee member as an interviewer and a 4th year student. The student was tougher than the committee member, which turned out to be the norm for many of my fellow applicants. Not too bad though...I got my admission letter a week later! :)" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

ORD

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Ambassador Hotel in downtown Milwaukee

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/03/2006

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

9 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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