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  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities Medical School
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Minneapolis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

45 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)?

"When were you faced with an ethical dilemma and how did you deal with it?" Report Response

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

"Why do you want to attend the U of M?" Report Response

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

"What qualities of a good physician do you posess? Explain." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What do believe will be the biggest challenge for you in medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What type of person/personality characteristic do you dislike the most? How would deal with such a person?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN articles and interview feedback posts. Read Health related articles online. Read through my essays and gathered personal experiences." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The faculty and student positive attitudes. The description of how enjoyable medical school is from current med students." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The slight disorganization of the interview day. We, the interviewees, were meant to have a second interview with a 4th year med student, but none signed up to interview us on that day." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The day is very relaxed and laid back. There's a lot of down time." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very informative. I gained a better understanding of what the various years of medical school might be like at the U of MN. I am now even more excited about attending." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

8 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?

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?

8 out of 10

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

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

7 out of 10

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

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Improve timeliness and organization." Report Response

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