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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 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)?

"What does professionalism mean to you?" Report Response

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

"What is the difference between a profession and a trade?" Report Response

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

"Why MCW? Why medicine? What have you done to improve your application?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Define professionalism." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You are the general at a military base. One of your military prisoners, a suspected terrorist, has gone on a hunger strike and hasn't had anything to eat or drink in 6 days. The prisoner has been examined and declared psychologically sound. The medical officer comes to you and asks what action should be taken, as the situation will become critical in the next few days. (an ethical question, but posed in the military context, my interviewer seemed more concerned with the political aspects.)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Reviewed AMCAS, current events, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone I have interacted with at MCW is just so nice! Mike Istwan is a great guy. The facilities are ''top-notch.'' Even though it was the week before exams, students were still very friendly. The campus is attached to hospital complex, which is nice." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not much. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Interviews are very laid back and don't start until 12:30, which is nice if you are traveling the day before. The interview with the student is a good opportunity to ask questions of them and much much more relaxed. The day is very well organized and the anticipated turn around time is greatly appreciated." 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?

$101-$200

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

7 out of 10

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?

7 out of 10

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

5 out of 10

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