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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

9 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

10

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)?

"I noticed a general questions worksheet. I think the faculty member chooses which questions off the worksheet they find interesting or which ones they want more information on." Report Response

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

"Describe a difficult decision you made in your life and why you decided to take that particular course of action." Report Response

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

"What outside of the classroom have you done to prepare for medical school?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you prepared, none." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN interview question review; basically, found the most difficult questions I could be asked and ensured I had good answers." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The school is the only medical school in the Twin Cities. This means that they have the monopoly on some of the best hospitals in the nation." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

" Overall, the day was short. Granted, I didn't want to be there all day, but I feel that they didn't "sell" the school like some of the other medical schools. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"The whole day is relatively short compared to other interviews. We were done at 1:30 (after lunch). " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 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?

Friends or family

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/16/2009

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 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?

8 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

9 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

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