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  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 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)?

"how did you prepare for the MCAT?" Report Response

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

"Why do you like working with people?" Report Response

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

"Are you more interested in clinical medicine or research?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"describe a moral dilema and how you dealt with it" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"the interviewers are given three questions each that they are required to bring up in the interview. these included: describe a moral dilema and how you dealt with it, describe an ethical conflict you had to face, would you say you have leadership qualties, what made you consider medicine, what do you do in your free time? why does helping people interest you?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, Primary and secondary applications, school website, mock interview" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the sense of community at Michigan State. The various programs the school implements to enhance learning- tutoring, study groups, discussion groups etc." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"that the clinical facilities arent in the same campus. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"1. that lansing is in the middle of nowhere. 2.that you have to pick one of six community campuses where you will spend the last two years of your medical school before school starts. the choices were Saginaw, Grand Rapids, Marquette, Lansing, Flint, and Kalamazoo" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the people ( staff/ students) were impressive the clinical exposure wasnt. the admissions office did a good job of keeping the day very organized and structured." 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?

Automobile

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

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

4 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

no

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2006

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?

5 out of 10

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

2 out of 10

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