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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?

10 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 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)?

"Why Medicine? Why Michigan? What would you do if you didn't get into medical school this year? " Report Response

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

"Explain more about x activity. Describe your research experience. What could be potential problems that you face during at the onset of your medical education?" Report Response

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

"What do you bring to Michigan? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Did you watch the VP debates last night? What issues of health care are most important to you?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Where do you see yourself in 20 years? This was difficult for me to answer because I'd always wanted to do private practice...but it felt unprofessional to say that, so make sure you think about other possibilities like maybe participating in public policy, going into academic medicine, etc." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"I read over the UMMS website, looked over my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"reputation, research, it's a city but not a big city, 30 minutes from detroit, very beautiful campus." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"some of the buildings and lecture halls were outdated, but we only saw a few of them anyway. the tour was not very comprehensive." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"wear comfortable shoes" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"great school, Ruiz is a funny guy, environment is relaxed and friendly, sometimes it seems overly friendly, current students are proud to attend UM and try their best to convince you UM is a great school." Report Response

Tour and Travel
No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/03/2008

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

10 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?

10 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?

9 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"The tour was not very comprehensive, I've worked at the UM medical school as an undergrad and there" Report Response

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