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  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Ann Arbor
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?

8 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?

3

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)?

"Tell me about how you went from an undergrad major in X to medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why Michigan?" Report Response

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

"What have been your most signficant/important research experiences?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"How did you get from an undergrad major in X to medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What do you think are the three most important qualities for a physician to possess? What do you think you will find most difficult in medical school/once you become a physician?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read over application, health policy website, bioethics review, and practiced mock interview questions" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Enthusiasm and friendliness of students and admissions staff. It is clear that Michigan takes good care of its students overall. Innovative, flexible curriculum." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Not a lot of pre-arranged options to do rotations outside the U of M health system (although there are opportunities to go abroad, and you can set up your own away rotation)." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Very low stress, friendly, conversational. Michigan really is different from many schools; once you are invited for an interview, they will go out of their way to make you feel relaxed and comfortable, and make the trip worth your time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very positive - everything was well-organized, on time, and impressive, from the admissions staff and deans to the student tour guides. All were willing to answer any questions, and interviewees were treated with a lot of respect." 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

DTW

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/15/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

8 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

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