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  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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)?

"Tell me about (fill in the blank college activity)." Report Response

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

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Why MSU?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What about medicine makes it not a perfect fit for you? Tell me about a current ethical issue in health care." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"above" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"looked at sdn. spoke with a friend who interviewed there. looked over my amcas" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"They have a nice area for med students to study. MSU's campus is very pretty, but the CHM is far away from most of it." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"There's no hospital on campus, which kind of sucks because you need to move after 2 years. Also, some of the students mentioned that they felt they could have been better prepared for the usmle." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"I didn't feel like the med students were as much of a cohesive group as they could have been--especially with everyone going their separate ways for years 3 and 4." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall it went well. I didn't like how we had to find the way to our interviews on our own. I was almost late for one because I was confused about where the building I had to go to was located. I also found it slightly odd that all of the student interviewers (but not the student tour guide or the faculty interviewers) were in jeans/tshirts. Everyone else was dressed more business style." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

4 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/16/2007

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

6 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?

7 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

10 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"They should help students find their interview sites more. Even with the tour, I was confused (the" Report Response

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