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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?

2 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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)?

"Why do you want to be a physician? Why MCW? " Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research. What was your favorite volunteer experience and why? " Report Response

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

"You are working in the ER and a 16-year-old girl comes in with her mom complaining about stomach cramps. You do a pelvic exam and learn that she has a STD. Do you tell the mom even though she begs you not to? (I asked what the laws were and was told that when prescribing antibiotics to a minor you must have parental consent)." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"My second interviewer asked some interesting ethics questions. " Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If we were on a parallel universe and there was not a need for any more doctors (there is absolutely no way that you can be a physician), what else would you do? It just seems unfair to make me say another career in an interview. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read over AMCAS again, mock interviews, read up on current events, and UWash ethics website." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students all seem to really get along. I also like how you can do all of your rotations right there. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't like how 25% of the class is married and 25% are in long-term relationships. I am not sure if those numbers are exact, but it is something like that. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I knew quite a bit going in so I don't think anything. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, my experience went pretty well. The social is nice and calmed my nerves the night before. I stayed with a med student and we went out to a local bar after the social. The facilities are nice and the students are all very friendly. I just can't decide if I really like the fact that the school is only for med students or if I like other schools I have been to that have other allied health professions. " 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?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/08/2006

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?

10 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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