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  • University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Madison
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

1 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 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?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Do you know what field you might want to go into? Why primary care?" Report Response

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

"How did I end up at my undergrad, why do I want to come back to Wisconsin" Report Response

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

"What qualities do I have that will make me a good doctor?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Why primary care? (I realized I can't really give a concise answer to that)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing. Pretty standard questions. Then we got to talking about knitting." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Previous interviews, practiced a few questions, researched/fell in love with Madison, paid attention during the presentations" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Just about everything. I wasn't expecting to like it as much as I did. They spelled out exactly what the admissions process is." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I really really wish we could have seen the hospitals, but we couldn't because of H1N1. Driving in Madison is a little crazy with all the undergrad pedestrians." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The interview counts about as much as a LOR. Not a huge deal, I guess--could be good or bad." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I think he didn't have my MCAT/GPA but I don't remember. Did have activities and essays. Said we should hear 4-6 weeks after interviewing." 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?

$101-$200

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?

Holiday Inn Express-John Nolen

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

10/15/2009

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?

8 out of 10

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

6 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

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