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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Madison
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?

9 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?

1

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 Loyola compare to Chicago?" Report Response

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

"What do you look forward to most about attending UW-Madison? " Report Response

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

"What most concerns you about being a doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do you think of the robotic-assist versus laparoscopic surgery debate? (I do surgical ethics research)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Not that it was difficult, but asked about Obama's campaign in Chicago, which was kind of awkward for a second (he used to teach at the UofC's law school)" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read through prospectus, medical student handbook, university website, and interview question book my friend got me from his school." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities, hospitality, and relaxed atmosphere--everyone I talked to seemed to be genuinely happy." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The main hospital is worse than the labyrinth in ''The Shining'' and one of the interviewees had to walk us through it cause the M3's and M4's were in lectures." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"That it was so laid back, nothing to stress about at all." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Made a very positive impression, was #3 on my list and now is tied at the top." 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?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

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?

10 out of 10

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/05/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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