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  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • East Lansing
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 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?

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)?

"What about your personality is a good/bad fit for medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about an ethical dilemma you've encountered in your clinical experience. How did you handle it? " Report Response

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

"Ideally, what your life be like in 10-15 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Have you ever tried to be helpful, only to have it end in conflict?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None. Everything's on SDN. " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"primary, secondaries, school website, SDN" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"friendly people!! the admissions staff was really entertaining, nice, and helpful. LPCE, studying abroad opportunities" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"no gym (only on main msu campus, and you have to pay for it), no library on med school campus, sharing first year classes with DO students (the classes aren't even on the med school campus), having to decide which community campus you want to go to right after you get accepted, medical school is isolated" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the red roof inn is in the SE of e.lansing...there is nothing in the SE of the town except for the hotel. also, michigan flyer's schedule is not flexible at all and they will not wait for you. i wouldn't have used the detroit airport. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"the interview day is really relaxed...the admissions staff does a really great job of making you feel welcome and at ease. also, the interviewers are really friendly and laid back. they ask the required questions (what you see on SDN) so it really shouldn't be that stressful." Report Response

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No Response
General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

03/19/2009

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?

4 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?

10 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"None. The interview day was very well organized and informative. The admissions staff was pretty ent" Report Response

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