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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?

10 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"So tell me, what brings you to Madison?" Report Response

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

"Is there anything you want to add to your application for the adcom to know about?" Report Response

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

"Various questions about the points I would talk about." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Really the only question I was asked was why I wanted to come to Madison out of state and if there was anything I wanted the ADCOM to know. The rest of the interview/conversation was pretty much dictated by me and whatever I wanted to talk about." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing difficult just had to explain why I wanted to come there out of a nice and warm state." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock Interview, answering common interview questions, looking over AMCAS, reading school website, and looking over articles/essays of current topics in medicine. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The facilities were second to none, amazing HSLC and more new facilities on the way. Also everyone was so warm and welcoming, they really made you feel relaxed and at home. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I don't know if it could be considered negative but all the students pretty much didn't say a negative word about the school and or program. Also the snow and freezing temperatures." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school, great facilities. My interview was relaxed, almost too relaxed. Besides asking me the necessary questions he kind of didn't know what to ask me or what to talk about. Pretty much the whole interview was dictated by me and I just made sure to talk about the important parts of my application. Wish I actually had more questions asked." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

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?

MSN

Where did you stay?

At school facility

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Friedrick Center

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/07/2007

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?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

9 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?

8 out of 10

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