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

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 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?

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 yourself." Report Response

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

"Why medicine? (I'm a non-trad who had an non-medical career)" Report Response

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

"Challenges in current medical system." Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Discussion about DIY home genetic tests." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"So would you say that University of Minnesota and Mayo are your top two choices?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, read website, read my application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Elective opportunities, lectures videotaped. Minnesota nice. :-) " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Students I met didn't really give thoughtful answers to my questions. Too many people I went to high school with are there. Not a very diverse school ~85% Caucasian, ~85% Minnesotan. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Great school overall. People in MN are really friendly but of course it is cold for about 7 months of the year." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 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?

Airplane

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

$401-$500

What airport did you use?

MSP

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

8 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Days Hotel

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/15/2007

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?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"Online payment! It is really annoying and archaic to have to physically mail a check." Report Response

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