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  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Miami
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?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

7 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

55 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)?

"Tell me what you'd do if you caught your friend cheating (the question was also framed around the idea of the school's "honor code")." Report Response

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

"Tell me about a time that you broke protocol during one of your clinical experiences and how you dealt with the situation." Report Response

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

"Why Miami Miller School of Medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"I understand how you came to your decision to be a doctor based on your personal statement and AMCAS, but now describe it to me in a different manner, incorporating new elements not included on my papers." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Tell me about a time where you ended up getting in trouble and how you turned the situation into a positive." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, secondary, AMCAS, and practiced with some generic interview concepts (health policy, current affairs, etc.)." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The size of Jackson Memorial Hospital, the opportunity to work with Latinos, the classes seem cohesive, and most importantly, the location." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students seem to like to party. That's a good thing in some respects, but it just came across to me as a bit overkill." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"My interview was very "what if" oriented. Basically, every question was hypothetical. But, that's not to say that my interviewer was mean/rude/etc. He was very soft spoken and respectful, but it seemed like he had to ask the questions he did." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, I like the school." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

$401-$500

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

10 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Miami Beach Resort and Spa

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/20/2008

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?

10 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?

8 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

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