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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?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ 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)?

"Do you have any questions for me? (Be prepared for this one! Both of my interviewers asked this right off the bat. You will have both student and faculty interviewers.)" Report Response

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

"Please describe challenges you have had in your life and how you faced them." Report Response

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

"What are you currently working on improving in your life? (Traits, skills, etc.)" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you feel is one of the toughest challenges you will face as a medical student?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Please describe a situation where you faced an ethical dilema and how you dealt with it." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interviews, read up on the latest news (both US & international), reviewed my AMCAS application, read up on bioethics (University of Washington bioethics website), read ''Understanding Health Policy''" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"All of the students I met were very welcoming and seemed genuinely happy to be at the school. There was a great sense of community amongst the faculty, staff, and students. The admissions staff is also extremely organized and the entire experience was well-planned and laid back." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"It was a little cold... ok a lot cold, but nothing you couldn't handle if you were prepared." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The only thing that was slightly surprising was that there were 64 people interviewing on the same day, making it a little intimidating/nerve-wrecking at first. (The school only interviews applicants once every two weeks or so.)" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I had a great experience interviewing at MCW. The interviewers were knowledgable about my file and seemed truly interested in finding out who I was and if I would fit into the school instead of just drilling me with bioethics and misc. questions." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 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?

Airplane

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

$201-$300

What airport did you use?

MKE

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

02/02/2007

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?

9 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

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