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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?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

15 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)?

"Why medicine?" Report Response

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

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

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

"Anything you'd like to add to your application?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What's the most interesting thing you've seen in the ER? He ended up telling me his favorite story and it was a good one lol." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"None really, I guess the one I had to kind of think about was what are you most proud of?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Looked over common questions, AMCAS, and secondary app." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students, faculty, facilities, and programs are amazing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"Nothing really, I guess if I had to choose it would be that I had pay $10 for parking? lol" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How informal the interviews were. They really just try to see your personality and see if you can connect with them. The student panel was rough because if you have a gunner with you (as I did) they shadow over the other applicants." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"There are two interviews. One faculty for 30 minutes and a student panel of 2 M2 students and 4 applicants. My faculty interview only lasted 15 minutes because he seemed in a hurry to get going and kept trying to wrap up the interview but other applicants went well over the 30 minutes. This school is truly amazing and they are definitely at the top of my list." 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?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

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

< $100

Where did you stay?

Friends or family

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?

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?

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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