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

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

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?

60+ 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?

Open file

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

"Tell me about your early life?" Report Response

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

"What do you have to bring to the school that other students do not have? " Report Response

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

"Why do you think Americans do not view health care as a universal right?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"(Gave an example of an emergency room end-of-life decision he had to make earlier that week) What would you have done?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"How are you sure you want to be a doctor and not just pursue research?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read SDN feedback, reviewed AMCAS and secondary essays, practice questions supplied by undergrad career center." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Everyone was so nice, the students seemed to really form a cohesive group, the opportunities and number of hospitals are amazing." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The students seemed a little lack-luster about some things... not as motivated as I would expect (at least my tour guide). Also, no university housing for med students (unless you live in a fraternity)" 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?

7+ hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

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

$501+

What airport did you use?

MSP

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?

Radisson University

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2009

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

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

5 out of 10

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

5 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?

6 out of 10

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